Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020)

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Display

Size

8.0 inches
8.4 inches

Resolution

1280 x 800 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
189 PPI
1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
270 PPI

Technology

TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body

70.90 %
80.91 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917
Samsung Exynos 7904

Processor

Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Arm Cortex-A73 and Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 308
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR4

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)

Battery

Capacity

5000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 MP (Autofocus)
8 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2
Aperture size: F1.9; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

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

Front

5 MP
5 MP

Design

Dimensions

8.13 x 4.99 x 0.35 inches (206.5 x 126.7 x 8.9 mm)
7.95 x 4.93 x 0.28 inches (201.9 x 125.2 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

12.64 oz (358 g)
the average is 15.1 oz (432 g)
10.9 oz (309 g)
the average is 15.1 oz (432 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock

Colors

Black
Mocha

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700 c)
Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD), 66(AWS-3)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE, HSPA, HSUPA
LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
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
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
 

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
ANT+

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
Charging block, USB-C cable, SIM eject tool, QuickStart Guide

MSRP

$ 250
$ 240
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