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Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 16GB) vs Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 vs Google Pixel 3a XL devices with full specifications. What's the best?

Compare Google Pixel 3a XL XSamsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 16GB)07Points
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 16GB)





32bit Quad


(Non removable)

Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D)





64bit Octa


(Non removable)

What's the better device? Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D)

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Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 16GB)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 16GB)vsPixel 3a XL (G020D)20 Advantages Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D)
+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)14%
vs8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
+TFT SuperClear LCDAdvantage
This device has a TFT SuperClear LCD screen, which are brighter and more vivid
+1600x2560 pixels76%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2160 pixels
Larger screen
+4800 mAh30%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3700 mAh
+Micro-B USB - MHLAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
vsNot supported
2.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core21%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
16GBvs+64GB (50GB user free)2 times
More internal storage for applications and files
331 grams (11.59 ounces)vs+167 grams (5.85 ounces)98%
359 PPIvs+402 PPI12%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 8MPvs+(back) 12.2MP53%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual LED flashAdvantage
The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Autofocusvs+PDAF: phase detection autofocusAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) 2.1MPvs+(front) 8MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 4.4 KitKatvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
(Not supported) vs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+ProximityAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
4.0 version A2DPvs+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Dragontrail GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

19 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
3.5mm jack
+12 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 16GB)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D)
ModelGalaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 16GB)Pixel 3a XL (G020D)
Other model namesTablet Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 WiFi SM-T320, TabPRO 8.4Google Pixel 3a XL G020D
Country or region availablefeature not registeredJapan
Release dateFebruary, 2014May, 2019
Depth7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)128.5 x 219 millimeters (5.06 x 8.62 in)76.1 x 160.1 millimeters (3 x 6.3 in)
Weight331 grams (11.59 ounces)167 grams (5.85 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 16GB)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4 KitKatAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 16GB)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM897464bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670 (10 nm)
CPU processor2.3Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 360 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 360 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 615
Internal storage16GB64GB (50GB user free)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 16GB)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D)
Display typeTFT SuperClear LCDOLED
Screen size8.4" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~72.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1600x2560 pixels1080x2160 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)359 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedDragontrail Glass
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 16GB)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supported1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registered600/75 Mbps
Network technologyfeature not registered2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat11/5 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 21, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 16GB)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D)
MessagingE-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlNot supportedVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 16GB)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered28mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 16GB)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 16GB)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 16GB)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHLNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 16GB)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Java / Flash playerYes / NoNot supported
Ambient Light
Ambient Light
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- Samsung TouchWiz UI
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- Dual shot camera
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Just Black, Clearly White, Purple-ish
- 18.5:9 ratio display FHD+
- Always-on display
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Mobile FeliCa payment system
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 16GB)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity4800 mAh3700 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered9V/2A=18W
Talk time autonomy660 minutes | 11 hours | 0.5 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 16GB)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.2W/kg (head) | 1.06W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.96W/kg (head) | 1.01W/kg (body)