Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019)

Display

Size

8.0 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

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

Technology

TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body

70.90 %
70.98 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917
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

32GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (8.1 Oreo), Samsung Experience UI
Android (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

5 MP (Autofocus)
 

 
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2
 

Video recording

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

Features

 
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 MP
2 MP

Design

Dimensions

8.13 x 4.99 x 0.35 inches (206.5 x 126.7 x 8.9 mm)
8.27 x 4.90 x 0.31 inches (210 x 124.4 x 8 mm)

Weight

12.64 oz (358 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (450 g)
12.17 oz (345 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (450 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Colors

Black
Black, Silver

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700 c)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE, HSPA, HSUPA
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

Product safety warning, Brochure, Quick start guide, Power Adapter, microUSB cable, ejection pin
 

MSRP

$ 250
 
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