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HTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)

Side by side comparison between HTC Nexus 9 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019) tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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HTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)
8.9"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.6mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Dual

6700
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
10PointsSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Compare HTC Nexus 9 X
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
8"
IPS

1200x1920

8
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? HTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)

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!

Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)15 Advantages HTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)vsGalaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
+32GB (27GB available)29%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (21GB available)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)13%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum body, glass front, plastic backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+1536x2048 pixels37%
Higher resolution screen
vs1200x1920 pixels
+288 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs283 PPI
+8.9"11%
Larger screen
vs8"
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vsNot supported
+(4G LTE) 150 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(Not supported)
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+6700 mAh60%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4200 mAh
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
2.3Ghz 64bit Dual-Corevs+1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core9%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
Not supportedvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
436 grams (15.26 ounces)vs+321 grams (11.24 ounces)36%
Lighter
f/2.4 (aperture)vs+f/2.0 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 1.6MPvs+(front) 5MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 7.1.1 Nougatvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
4.1 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

20 Common items in both devices
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
(back) 8MP
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+13 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 featuresHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
ModelNexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
Other model namesHTC Google Nexus 9 3G/LTE, HTC VolantisGalaxy Tab A8" S Pen WiFi (SM-P200), Galaxy Tab A Plus 8"
Country or region available(Global, International)USA(Europe)
(Global, International), USA, (Europe)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandHTCSamsung
Release dateNovember, 2014April, 2019
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)153.7 x 228.2 millimeters (6.05 x 8.98 in)122.4 x 201.5 millimeters (4.82 x 7.93 in)
Weight436 grams (15.26 ounces)321 grams (11.24 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennafeature not registered
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)HTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
Operating systemAndroid 5.0 LollipopAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 10
HardwareHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
Chipset64bit - NVIDIA Tegra K1-6464bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)
CPU processor2.3Ghz Dual-Core DenverOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerNVIDIA GeForce Kepler MP192ARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (27GB available)32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size8.9" inches8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~75.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels1200x1920 pixels (16:10)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)288 PPI283 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Not supported
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbpsfeature not registered
Network technology2G, 3G, 4Gfeature not registered
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Not supported
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)

T-Mobile version:
LTE (Bands 2, 3, 5, 6, 13)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTENot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedfeature not registered
Video callingSupportedfeature not registered
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderNot supported
CameraHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
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 flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.0 (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 stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
Front camera (secondary)1.6 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution1536x1024 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, DivXMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Indigo Black, Lunar White, Sand
- HTC BoomSound
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Black, Gray
- One UI core 1.1
- S Pen (Stylus Pen)
- Blue light filter
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity6700 mAh4200 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy570 minutes | 9.5 hours | 0.4 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.4W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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