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Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (WiFi 32GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) tablets with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) XSamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (WiFi 32GB)15Points
Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (WiFi 32GB)
12.2"
SLCD

1600x2560

8
MP

2.1mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Octa

9500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05PointsSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Compare Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 X
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
8"
TFT

800x1280

8
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

5100
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (WiFi 32GB)

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Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (WiFi 32GB)15 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (WiFi 32GB)vsGalaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
vs2GB LPDDR3
+32GB52%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (21GB user free)
+TFT SuperClear LCDAdvantage
TFT SuperClear LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1600x2560 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs800x1280 pixels
+247 PPI31%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs189 PPI
+12.2"53%
Larger screen
vs8"
+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+(front) 2.1MP8%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+9500 mAh86%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs5100 mAh
+Micro-B USB - MHLAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
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 + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+MicroUSB 3.0Advantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
1.9Ghz 32bit Octa-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Quad-Core30%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
750 grams (26.25 ounces)vs+345 grams (12.08 ounces)117%
Lighter
Android 4.4 KitKatvs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
4.0 version A2DPvs+4.2 version A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster

16 Common items in both devices
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
16 million
(back) 8MP
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
HDR photo only main camera
Full HD (1920x1080)
+9 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 Note Pro 12.2 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
ModelGalaxy Note Pro 12.2 (WiFi 32GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 SM-P900, Samsung SM-P900Galaxy Tab A8" WiFi SM-T290NZKMZTO
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateFebruary, 2014July, 2019
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)203.9 x 295.6 millimeters (8.03 x 11.64 in)124.4 x 210 millimeters (4.9 x 8.27 in)
Weight750 grams (26.25 ounces)345 grams (12.08 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennafeature not registered
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front, aluminum back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4 KitKatAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Chipset32bit - Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.9Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A15
1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T628 MP6Qualcomm Adreno 504
RAM memory3GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB32GB (21GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Display typeTFT SuperClear LCDTFT LCD
Screen size12.2" inches8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~71% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1600x2560 pixels800x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)247 PPI189 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, HDR8
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Network technologyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedNot supported
Primary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
MessagingE-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedfeature not registered
Video callingSupportedfeature not registered
Call controlNot supportedNot supported
CameraSamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
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 aperturefeature not registeredfeature 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 detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)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
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
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 Note Pro 12.2 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
USBMicroUSB 3.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHLNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerYes / NoNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- Samsung TouchWiz UI
- S Pen stylus
- e-Meeting
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Carbon Black, Silver/white
- One UI core 1.1
- Dual speaker
- Kids Home
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity9500 mAh5100 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• 7.75W (5V/1.55A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy780 minutes | 13 hours | 0.5 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.01W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.33W/kg (body)
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