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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019)

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Display

Size:

8.0 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 800 pixels, 189 PPI
1280 x 800 pixels, 16:10 ratio, 189 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
TFT

Screen-to-body:

70.45 %
70.98 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 8917
Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429

Processor:

Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Quad-core, 1950 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU:

Adreno 308
Adreno 504

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

16GB, available to use: 9.7 GB
32GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
5100 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus)
8 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

5 MP
2 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

8.35 x 4.89 x 0.35 inches (212.1 x 124.1 x 8.9 mm)
8.27 x 4.90 x 0.31 inches (210 x 124.4 x 8 mm)

Weight:

12.84 oz (364.0 g)
12.17 oz (345.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Gold
Black, Silver

Phone functionality:

Yes

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer

Other:

ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 10, 2017
Jul 05, 2019
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