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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000 32GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 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) XSamsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000 32GB)10Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000 32GB)
10.1"
PLS

800x1280

5
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

7000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
13PointsSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 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)

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!

Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000 32GB)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000 32GB)vsGalaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
+32GB (28GB available)33%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (21GB available)
+TFT PLSAdvantage
TFT PLS display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+10.1"26%
Larger screen
vs8"
+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+3G+ HSPA+Advantage
The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster
vsNot supported
+(3G+ HSPA+) 21 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
+7000 mAh37%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs5100 mAh
+10W29%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs7.75W
1.4GHz 32bit Quad-Corevs+2GHz 64bit Quad-Core124%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR2vs+2GB LPDDR3Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
eMMC 4.41vs+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
600 grams (21 ounces)vs+345 grams (12.08 ounces)74%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)11%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Plastic body, glass front, aluminum backAdvantage
More resistant material
149 PPIvs+189 PPI27%
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
HD (1280x720)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 4.4.2 KitKatvs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster

19 Common items in both devices
60Hz
16 million
800x1280 pixels
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) 2MP
+12 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

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
ModelGalaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000 32GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Note 10.1 3G N8000, Galaxy Note 800Galaxy Tab A8" WiFi SM-T290NZKMZTO
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date8/16/20127/5/2019
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)180 x 262 millimeters (7.09 x 10.31 in)124.4 x 210 millimeters (4.9 x 8.27 in)
Weight600 grams (21 ounces)345 grams (12.08 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front, aluminum back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
System versionAndroid 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredOne UI Core 1.1 / 2.5 / 3.1

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Chipset32bit - Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412 (32nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 (SDM429) (12nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
1.4GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A9
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-400 MP4Qualcomm Adreno 504
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 35288 (v8)

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR22GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (28GB available)
eMMC 4.41
32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Display typeTFT PLSTFT LCD
Screen size10.1" inches8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~62.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~71% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution800x1280 pixels (16:10)800x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)149 PPI189 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Refresh rate60Hz60Hz
Display featuresNot supportedNot supported

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Not supported
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbpsfeature not registered
Network technology2G, 3Gfeature 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 networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+Not supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000 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 stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: 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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000 32GB)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

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000 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.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputMicro-B USB MHLNot supported
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portSupportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity7000 mAh5100 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging7.75W (5V/1.55A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy33 hours (1.4 days)feature not registered
Standby1500 hours (62.5 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderNot supported
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedfeature not registered
Video callingSupportedfeature not registered
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5, Flash playerHTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennafeature not registered
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White on silver
- Samsung TouchWiz UI
- S Pen Stylus
- Adobe Photoshop Touch app
- Java framework
- Colors: Carbon Black, Silver/white
- Kids Home

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.1W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.33W/kg (body)
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