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Lenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 32GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)

Side by side comparison between Lenovo ThinkPad 8 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Lenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 32GB)
8.3"
IPS

1200x1920

8
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

1800
mAh

(Non removable)

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10PointsSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)Compare Lenovo ThinkPad 8 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? Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)

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ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 32GB)10 Advantages Lenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 32GB)vsGalaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
+32GB52%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (21GB available)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1200x1920 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
vs800x1280 pixels
+273 PPI44%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs189 PPI
+8.3"4%
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
+MicroUSB 3.0Advantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
2.4Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Quad-Core6%
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
430 grams (15.05 ounces)vs+347 grams (12.15 ounces)24%
Lighter
8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)10%
Thinner
Not supportedvs+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
1000000 apps (Windows Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)150%
More apps available to download and use
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
1800 mAhvs+5100 mAh183%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster

17 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
16 million
(back) 8MP
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
+10 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
ModelThinkPad 8 (WiFi 32GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Other model namesLenovo ThinkPad 8.3 WiFiGalaxy Tab A8" 4G LTE SM-T295NZKMZTO
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandLenovoSamsung
Release dateJanuary, 2014July, 2019
Depth8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)132 x 224.3 millimeters (5.2 x 8.83 in)124.4 x 210 millimeters (4.9 x 8.27 in)
Weight430 grams (15.05 ounces)347 grams (12.15 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front, aluminum back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Lenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Operating systemWindows 8.1 ProAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareLenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Chipset32bit - Intel Atom Z377064bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429 (12nm)
CPU processor2.4Ghz Quad-Core Bay Trail2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerIntel HD GraphicsQualcomm Adreno 504
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size8.3" inches8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~67.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~71% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1200x1920 pixels800x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)273 PPI189 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksLenovo ThinkPad 8 (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
CallingLenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
MessagingE-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Speakerphonefeature not registeredSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlNot supportedVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraLenovo ThinkPad 8 (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 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
HDRNot supportedHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraLenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
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
MultimediaLenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
USBMicroUSB 3.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro HDMI Type DNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Black
- USB On-The-Go
- SRS Sound
- ThinkPad OneLink Dock Pro
- Quickshot Cover
- Colors: Carbon Black, Silver/white
- One UI core 1.1
- Dual speaker
- Kids Home
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity1800 mAh5100 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging7.75W (5V/1.55A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy480 minutes | 8 hours | 0.3 dayfeature not registered
Standby24480 minutes | 408 hours | 17 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLenovo ThinkPad 8 (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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