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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 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 Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)11Points
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)
7.7"
AMOLED

800x1280

3.1
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

5100
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
11PointsSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Compare Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 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 7.7 (GT-P6800 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!

Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)vsGalaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
+340 grams (11.9 ounces)1%
Lighter
vs345 grams (12.08 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)1%
Thinner
vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+Super AMOLED PlusAdvantage
Super AMOLED Plus display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+196 PPI4%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs189 PPI
+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
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
1.4GHz 32bit Dual-Corevs+2GHz 64bit Quad-Core138%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR2vs+2GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (13GB available)vs+32GB (21GB available)62%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC15 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
7.7"vs+8"4%
Larger screen
(back) 3.1MPvs+(back) 8MP154%
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 3.2 Honeycombvs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
3.0 + 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

16 Common items in both devices
16 million
800x1280 pixels
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
(front) 2MP
Capacitive
Multitouch
+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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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
ModelGalaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 3G P6800, Samsung GT-P6800Galaxy Tab A8" WiFi SM-T290NZKMZTO
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date12/1/20117/5/2019
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)133 x 196.7 millimeters (5.24 x 7.74 in)124.4 x 210 millimeters (4.9 x 8.27 in)
Weight340 grams (11.9 ounces)345 grams (12.08 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front, aluminum back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
System versionAndroid 3.2 HoneycombAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredOne UI Core 1.1 / 2.5 / 3.1

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Chipset32bit - Samsung S5PC210 Exynos 4 Dual 421064bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 (SDM429) (12nm)
CPUDual-Core, 1 processor:
1.4GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-400Qualcomm Adreno 504
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 35288 (v8)

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
RAM memory1GB LPDDR22GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (13GB available)32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Display typeSuper AMOLED PlusTFT LCD
Screen size7.7" inches8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~71% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution800x1280 pixels800x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)196 PPI189 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Refresh ratefeature not registered60Hz
Display featuresfeature not registeredNot supported

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)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 Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Back camera (main camera)3.1 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution2048x1536 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 detectionSmile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 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

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)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, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)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 outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Bluetooth3.0 + 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
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5100 mAh5100 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging7.75W (5V/1.55A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy15 hoursfeature not registered
Standby1000 hours (41.7 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)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, Flash playerHTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennafeature not registered
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- DNSe sound enhancement
- Quickoffice HD
- SNS integration
- Java framework
- Colors: Carbon Black, Silver/white
- Kids Home

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.51W/kg (head), 1.13W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.08W/kg (head)0.33W/kg (body)
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