Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019)

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Display

Display size

9.7 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

1536 x 2048 pixels
800 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

264 ppi
189 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
TFT

Screen-to-body

72.71 %
70.98 %

Features

HDR video support, Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429

Processor

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 1950 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 504

RAM

4 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

6000 mAh
5100 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Autofocus
Autofocus

Video recording

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

Features

 
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

9.34 x 6.65 x 0.24 inches (237.3 x 169 x 6 mm)
8.27 x 4.90 x 0.31 inches (210 x 124.4 x 8 mm)

Weight

15.13 oz (429 g)
the average is 21.2 oz (606 g)
12.17 oz (345 g)
the average is 21.2 oz (606 g)

Materials

Back: Glass
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

Features

Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Silver
Black, Silver

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 600
 
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