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Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (WiFi 32GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)

Side by side comparison between Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 (2014) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) XAmazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (WiFi 32GB)13Points
Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (WiFi 32GB)
8.9"
IPS

2560x1600

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
08PointsSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)Compare Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 (2014) X
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
8"
TFT

800x1280

8
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

5100
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (WiFi 32GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (WiFi 32GB)13 Advantages Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (WiFi 32GB)vsGalaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
+2.5Ghz 32bit Quad-Core3%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+32GB (24GB available)14%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (21GB available)
+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)3%
Thinner
vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+2560x1600 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs800x1280 pixels
+339 PPI79%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs189 PPI
+8.9"11%
Larger screen
vs8"
+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+6000 mAh18%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs5100 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
375 grams (13.13 ounces)vs+347 grams (12.15 ounces)8%
Lighter
(front) 1.2MPvs+(front) 2MP56%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 4.4.2 KitKatvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(Not supported) vs+(4G LTE) 150 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
4.1 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster

19 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
16 million
(back) 8MP
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
HDR photo only main camera
Full HD (1920x1080)
+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 featuresAmazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
ModelFire HDX 8.9 2014 (WiFi 32GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Other model namesAmazon Fire HDX 8.9 WiFi, Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 2014Galaxy Tab A8" 4G LTE SM-T295NZKMZTO
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAmazonSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2014July, 2019
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)158 x 231 millimeters (6.22 x 9.09 in)124.4 x 210 millimeters (4.9 x 8.27 in)
Weight375 grams (13.13 ounces)347 grams (12.15 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardWireless external keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front, aluminum back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareAmazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ808464bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429 (12nm)
CPU processor2.5Ghz Quad-Core Krait 4502Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 420 BlazeQualcomm Adreno 504
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (24GB available)32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayAmazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size8.9" inches8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~62.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~71% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution2560x1600 pixels800x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)339 PPI189 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksAmazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supported1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registered150/50 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingAmazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
MessagingE-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlNot supportedVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraAmazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraAmazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaAmazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAmazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB SlimPortNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAmazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Black
- Fire OS 4 Sangria UI
- Amazon Appstore
- Amazon Silk
- Dolby Atmos audio
- Free cloud storage for all Amazon content
- Text-to-Speech english-language content reader
- Colors: Carbon Black, Silver/white
- One UI core 1.1
- Dual speaker
- Kids Home
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyAmazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity6000 mAh5100 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging7.75W (5V/1.55A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateAmazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.53W/kg (head) | 0.75W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.75W/kg (head) | 1.19W/kg (body)
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