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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 vs Apple iPad Air (2020)

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

8.0 inches
11.0 inches
10.9 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 800 pixels, 16:10 ratio, 189 PPI
2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio, 274 PPI
2360 x 1640 pixels, 264 PPI

Technology:

TFT
LCD
IPS LCD

Refresh rate:

120Hz
60Hz

Screen-to-body:

70.98 %
83.62 %
81.23 %

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Ambient light sensor
HDR support, Ambient light sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB
Apple A14 Bionic

Processor:

Quad-core, 1950 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 3000 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Hexa-core, 3100 MHz, Firestorm and Icestorm, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 504
Adreno 650
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
6GB

Internal storage:

32GB
128GB
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI
iPadOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity:

5100 mAh
8000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Max charge speed:

Wired: 45.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus)
13 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (PDAF, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.8

Second camera:

5 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
Yes
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS

Front:

2 MP
8 MP
7 MP (EIS, HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

8.27 x 4.90 x 0.31 inches (210 x 124.4 x 8 mm)
9.99 x 6.51 x 0.25 inches (253.8 x 165.3 x 6.3 mm)
9.75 x 7.03 x 0.24 inches (247.6 x 178.5 x 6.1 mm)

Weight:

12.17 oz (345.0 g)
17.71 oz (502.0 g)
16.23 oz (460.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Silver
Phantom navy
Rose gold, Space gray, Silver, Green, Sky blue

Cellular

5G:

SA, NSA

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0
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
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2
Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

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

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Buyers information

Price:

$ 729

In The Box:

USB‑C Charge Cable (1 meter), 20W USB‑C Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced:

Jul 05, 2019
Aug 05, 2020
Sep 15, 2020
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