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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290) vs Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) vs Asus Google Nexus 7 (2013) tablets with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Asus Google Nexus 7 (2013) XSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)09Points
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
8"
TFT

800x1280

8
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

5100
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
10PointsAsus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) X
Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)
7"
IPS

1200x1920

5
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3950
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)

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Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)9 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)vsGoogle Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)10 Advantages Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)
+2Ghz 64bit Quad-Core62%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.5Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)9%
Thinner
vs8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+8"14%
Larger screen
vs7"
+(back) 8MP59%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+(front) 2MP56%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 5.0 Lollipop
+5100 mAh29%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3950 mAh
+4.2 version A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.0 version A2DP
32GB (21GB user free)vs+32GB (28GB user free)33%
More internal storage for applications and files
345 grams (12.08 ounces)vs+290 grams (10.15 ounces)19%
Lighter
TFT LCDvs+TFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitAdvantage
This device has a TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit screen, which are brighter and more vivid
800x1280 pixelsvs+1200x1920 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
189 PPIvs+323 PPI71%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Micro-B USB SlimPort®Advantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Gorilla GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

18 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
HDR photo only main camera
Full HD (1920x1080)
(front) HD (1280x720)
+11 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 A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)
ModelGalaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)
Other model namesGalaxy Tab A8" WiFi SM-T290NZKMZTOAsus Nexus 7 ME571K, Asus Nexus 7 2, Asus Razor
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
feature not registered
BrandSamsungAsus
Release dateJuly, 2019July, 2013
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)124.4 x 210 millimeters (4.9 x 8.27 in)114 x 200 millimeters (4.49 x 7.87 in)
Weight345 grams (12.08 ounces)290 grams (10.15 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Antennafeature not registeredInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front, aluminum backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 4.3 Jelly Bean
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 5.0 Lollipop
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429 (12nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
CPU processor2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.5Ghz Quad-Core Krait
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 504Qualcomm Adreno 320
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR2
Internal storage32GB (21GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (28GB user free)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size8" inches7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71% (screen-to-body ratio)~62.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution800x1280 pixels1200x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)189 PPI323 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)
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 Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)
MessagingE-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
Speakerphonefeature not registeredSupported
Video callingfeature not registeredSupported
Call controlNot supportedNot supported
CameraSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
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 Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels1280x960 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
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB SlimPort®
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedYes / No
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Carbon Black, Silver/white
- One UI core 1.1
- 16:10 display
- Dual speaker
- Kids Home
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black
- Asus TruVivid technology
- OpenGL ES 3.0
- Wireless charging
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5100 mAh3950 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)5V/1.55A=7.75Wfeature not registered
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registered18000 minutes | 300 hours | 12.5 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.33W/kg (body)feature not registered