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Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Xoom 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) tablets, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) XMotorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)07Points
Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)
8.2"
TFT

800x1280

5
MP

1.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

3960
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
15PointsSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Compare Motorola Xoom 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 Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)

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Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)7 Advantages Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)vsGalaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)15 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
+32GB52%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (21GB available)
+8.2"2%
Larger screen
vs8"
+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Gorilla GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.2GHz 32bit Dual-Corevs+2GHz 64bit Quad-Core148%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR2vs+2GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
Not supportedvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
386 grams (13.51 ounces)vs+345 grams (12.08 ounces)12%
Lighter
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)13%
Thinner
184 PPIvs+189 PPI3%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 5MPvs+(back) 8MP59%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) 1.3MPvs+(front) 2MP46%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
HD (1280x720)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSvs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
3960 mAhvs+5100 mAh29%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
2.1 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
HTML, XHTML, Flash playervs+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet

14 Common items in both devices
TFT LCD
16 million
800x1280 pixels
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
+7 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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📱 Model features

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
ModelXoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Other model namesMotorola Xoom 2 Family Edition WiFi, Motorola XYBOARD 8.2Galaxy Tab A8" WiFi SM-T290NZKMZTO
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release date12/1/20117/5/2019
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)139 x 216 millimeters (5.47 x 8.5 in)124.4 x 210 millimeters (4.9 x 8.27 in)
Weight386 grams (13.51 ounces)345 grams (12.08 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front, aluminum back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
System versionAndroid 3.2 HoneycombAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSAndroid 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredOne UI Core 1.1 / 2.5 / 3.1

⚙️ Processor

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Chipset32bit - TI OMAP 443064bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 (SDM429) (12nm)
CPUDual-Core, 1 processor:
1.2GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR SGX540Qualcomm Adreno 504
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 35288 (v8)

💽 Memory and storage

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
RAM memory1GB LPDDR22GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD
Screen size8.2" inches8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~64.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~71% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution800x1280 pixels800x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)184 PPI189 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassNot supported
Refresh ratefeature not registered60Hz
Display featuresfeature not registeredNot supported

📶 Mobile networks

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 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

📷 Camera

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 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 detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Front camera (secondary)1.3 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x1024 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedHD (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

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
LoudspeakerSupportedMono sound with dual speakers
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
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, AAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputMicro HDMI Type DNot supported
Bluetooth2.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3960 mAh5100 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging7.75W (5V/1.55A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy6 hoursfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Call controlVoice recorderNot supported
MessagingE-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedfeature not registered
Video callingSupportedfeature not registered
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, Flash playerHTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennafeature not registered
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black
- Motorola MOTOPRINT v2+
- HDMI 1.4
- 3D virtual surround sound
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Carbon Black, Silver/white
- Kids Home

☢️ Radiation rate

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.33W/kg (body)
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