Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) vs Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0-inch

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Display

Size:

8.0 inches
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
2048 x 1536 pixels, 320 PPI

Technology:

TFT
IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

70.98 %
67.13 %
74.31 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429
MediaTek MT8168
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433

Processor:

Quad-core, 1950 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Quad-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 504
Mali G52 MC1
Mali-T760 MP6

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
2GB
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

32GB
32GB
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie), FireOS UI
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)

Battery

Capacity:

5100 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus)
2 MP
8 MP (Autofocus)

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1280x720 (HD)
2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing
EIS, Video sharing

Front:

2 MP
2 MP
2.1 MP

Design

Dimensions:

8.27 x 4.90 x 0.31 inches (210 x 124.4 x 8 mm)
7.95 x 5.39 x 0.38 inches (202 x 137 x 9.7 mm)
7.82 x 5.31 x 0.22 inches (198.6 x 134.8 x 5.6 mm)

Weight:

12.17 oz (345.0 g)
12.52 oz (355.0 g)
9.59 oz (272.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Metal

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Silver
White, Black, Twilight blue, Plum

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 20(800 DD)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers
Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0
4.1

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer
Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 05, 2015

FCC ID value:

A3LSMT715

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.69 W/kg

Body:

1.08 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 90

Availability

Officially announced:

Jul 05, 2019
May 13, 2020
Jul 20, 2015
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