Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 3

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Display

Size:

8.0 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 800 pixels, 16:10 ratio, 189 PPI
1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10 ratio, 283 PPI

Technology:

TFT
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

70.98 %
68.46 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429
Samsung Exynos 9810

Processor:

Quad-core, 1950 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 2700 MHz, Exynos M3 and Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 504
Mali-G72 MP18

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

5100 mAh
5050 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus)
13 MP (PDAF)

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

2 MP
5 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

8.27 x 4.90 x 0.31 inches (210 x 124.4 x 8 mm)
8.42 x 4.99 x 0.39 inches (213.8 x 126.8 x 9.9 mm)

Weight:

12.17 oz (345.0 g)
15.03 oz (426.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature; IP68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Silver
Black

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
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
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Buyers information

Price:

$ 490

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy Tab Active 3 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

Availability

Officially announced:

Jul 05, 2019
Sep 28, 2020
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