Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0-inch vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020)

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Display

Size

8.0 inches
8.4 inches

Resolution

2048 x 1536 pixels,
320 PPI
1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
270 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
TFT

Screen-to-body

74.31 %
80.91 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433
Samsung Exynos 7904

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Arm Cortex-A73 and Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP6
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus)
8 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications

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

Video recording

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

Features

EIS, Video sharing
 

Front

2.1 MP
5 MP

Design

Dimensions

7.82 x 5.31 x 0.22 inches (198.6 x 134.8 x 5.6 mm)
7.95 x 4.93 x 0.28 inches (201.9 x 125.2 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

9.59 oz (272 g)
the average is 16.6 oz (475 g)
10.9 oz (309 g)
the average is 16.6 oz (475 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

 
Mocha

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 20(800 DD)
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-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

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

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, 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

Charging, Mass storage device
 

Sensors

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

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
ANT+

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP

 
$ 240
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