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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (GT-N5110)

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

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 XSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)14Points
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
8"
TFT

800x1280

8
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

5100
mAh

(Non removable)

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06PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (GT-N5110)Compare Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) X
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (GT-N5110)
8"
SLCD

800x1280

5
MP

1.3mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

4600
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 Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)14 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)vsGalaxy Note 8.0 (GT-N5110)6 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (GT-N5110)
+2GHz 64bit Quad-Core93%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.6GHz 32bit Quad-Core
+2GB LPDDR3Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
vs2GB LPDDR2
+32GB (21GB available)110%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (10GB available)
+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 4.5
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
+Plastic body, glass front, aluminum backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+(back) 8MP59%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+(front) 2MP46%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.3MP
+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) HD (1280x720)2 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) VGA (640x480)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
+5100 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4600 mAh
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
345 grams (12.08 ounces)vs+338 grams (11.83 ounces)2%
Lighter
TFT LCDvs+TFT SuperClear LCDAdvantage
TFT SuperClear LCD display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.

19 Common items in both devices
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
16 million
800x1280 pixels
189 PPI
8"
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
+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 Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (GT-N5110)
ModelGalaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Galaxy Note 8.0 (GT-N5110)
Other model namesGalaxy Tab A8" WiFi SM-T290NZKMZTOTablet Galaxy Note 8.0 WiFi, Galaxy Note 510, Samsung Kona
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Latin America)(Global, International)
(Latin America), (Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date7/5/20194/7/2013
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)124.4 x 210 millimeters (4.9 x 8.27 in)135.9 x 210.8 millimeters (5.35 x 8.3 in)
Weight345 grams (12.08 ounces)338 grams (11.83 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front, aluminum backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (GT-N5110)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 4.4.2 KitKat
User InterfaceOne UI Core 1.1 / 2.5 / 3.1feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (GT-N5110)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 (SDM429) (12nm)32bit - Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412 (32nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
1.6GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 504ARM Mali-400 MP4
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 35288 (v8)feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (GT-N5110)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR2
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 4.5
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (GT-N5110)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT SuperClear LCD
Screen size8" inches8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71% (screen-to-body ratio)~64.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution800x1280 pixels800x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)189 PPI189 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Refresh rate60Hzfeature not registered
Display featuresNot supportedfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (GT-N5110)
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

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (GT-N5110)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
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
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionSmile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraNot supported
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (GT-N5110)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels1280x1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)VGA (640x480)
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 A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (GT-N5110)
LoudspeakerMono sound with dual speakersSupported
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (GT-N5110)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB MHL
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (GT-N5110)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (GT-N5110)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5100 mAh4600 mAh
Charger, watts7.75W (5V/1.55A) Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered8 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (GT-N5110)
Call controlNot supportedVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingE-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingfeature not registeredSupported
Video callingfeature not registeredSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Antennafeature not registeredInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Carbon Black, Silver/white
- Kids Home
- Colors: Black, White, Brown
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- S Pen
- Java framework

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (GT-N5110)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.08W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.33W/kg (body)0.224W/kg (body)
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