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Nokia Lumia 2520 (AT&T) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)

Side by side comparison between Nokia Lumia 2520 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Nokia Lumia 2520 (AT&T)
10.1"
IPS

1080x1920

6.1
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

8120
mAh

(Non removable)

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09PointsSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Compare Nokia Lumia 2520 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? Nokia Lumia 2520 (AT&T)

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!

Lumia 2520 (AT&T)16 Advantages Nokia Lumia 2520 (AT&T)vsGalaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)9 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
+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
+1080x1920 pixels103%
Higher resolution screen
vs800x1280 pixels
+218 PPI15%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs189 PPI
+10.1"26%
Larger screen
vs8"
+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
vsNot supported
+(4G+ LTE-A) 150 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(Not supported)
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
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
+8120 mAh59%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs5100 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+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
+MicroUSB 3.0Advantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Gorilla Glass 2Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
2.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Quad-Core10%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR2vs+2GB LPDDR3Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
615 grams (21.53 ounces)vs+345 grams (12.08 ounces)78%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)11%
Thinner
(back) 6.1MPvs+(back) 8MP31%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
190000 apps (Windows Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)12 times
More apps available to download and use
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster

16 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
(front) 2MP
Full HD (1920x1080)
(front) HD (1280x720)
Capacitive
+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 featuresNokia Lumia 2520 (AT&T)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
ModelLumia 2520 (AT&T)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Other model namesAT&T Nokia Lumia 2520 4G LTE RX-114Galaxy Tab A8" WiFi SM-T290NZKMZTO
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandNokiaSamsung
Release dateNovember, 2013July, 2019
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)168 x 267 millimeters (6.61 x 10.51 in)124.4 x 210 millimeters (4.9 x 8.27 in)
Weight615 grams (21.53 ounces)345 grams (12.08 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardDock with QWERTY keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antennafeature not registered
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front, aluminum back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Nokia Lumia 2520 (AT&T)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Operating systemWindows RT 8.1Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareNokia Lumia 2520 (AT&T)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM897464bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429 (12nm)
CPU processor2.2Ghz Quad-Core Krait 4002Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 504
RAM memory2GB LPDDR22GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayNokia Lumia 2520 (AT&T)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size10.1" inches8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~62.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~71% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels800x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)218 PPI189 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 2Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksNokia Lumia 2520 (AT&T)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100Not supported
Primary 4G networkLTE 700/850/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-ANot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingNokia Lumia 2520 (AT&T)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedfeature not registered
Video callingSupportedfeature not registered
Call controlVoice recorderNot supported
CameraNokia Lumia 2520 (AT&T)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Back camera (main camera)6.1 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution2848x2144 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionfeature not registeredFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraNokia Lumia 2520 (AT&T)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels1600x1200 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
MultimediaNokia Lumia 2520 (AT&T)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, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityNokia Lumia 2520 (AT&T)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
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
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported
Other functionsNokia Lumia 2520 (AT&T)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Cyan , Red, Black, White
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- 2 USB ports
- Carl Zeiss optics
- Nokia Power Keyboard dock with battery
- Internet Explorer 11
- Colors: Carbon Black, Silver/white
- One UI core 1.1
- Dual speaker
- Kids Home
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyNokia Lumia 2520 (AT&T)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity8120 mAh5100 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging7.75W (5V/1.55A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 dayfeature not registered
Standby36000 minutes | 600 hours | 25 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateNokia Lumia 2520 (AT&T)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.)1.77W/kg (body)0.33W/kg (body)
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