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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295) vs Apple iPad 3 (4G 64GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) vs Apple iPad 3 tablets, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPad 3 X Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295) 11Points
8"
TFT

800x1280

8
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

Quad-core

5100
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

5
MP

0.3mp

1GB
RAM

Dual-core

11560
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)

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-T295)} 11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295) vs iPad 3 (4G 64GB)} 10 Advantages Apple iPad 3 (4G 64GB)
+2GHz 64bit Quad-core (12nm)2 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1GHz 32bit Dual-core
+2GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR2
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+347 grams (12.15 ounces)91%
Lighter
vs662 grams (23.17 ounces)
+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)18%
Thinner
vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
+(back) 8MP59%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+(front) 2MP5 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 0.3MP
+(front) HD (1280x720)2 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) VGA (640x480)
+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)52%
More apps available to download and use
vs2300000 apps (App Store)
+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
32GB (21GB available)vs+64GB (59GB available)181%
More internal storage for applications and files
TFT LCDvs+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
800x1280 pixelsvs+1536x2048 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
189 PPIvs+264 PPI40%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
8"vs+9.7"21%
Larger screen
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
5100 mAhvs+11560 mAh127%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

17 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo only main camera
Full HD (1920x1080)
4G LTE
+10 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)iPad 3 (4G 64GB)
ModelGalaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)iPad 3 (4G 64GB)
Other model namesGalaxy Tab A8" 4G LTE SM-T295NZKMZTOAT&T iPad 3 A1430 (4G LTE)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
CanadaUSA
Canada, USA
BrandSamsungApple
Release date7/5/20193/16/2012
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)124.4 x 210 millimeters (4.9 x 8.27 in)185.7 x 241.2 millimeters (7.31 x 9.5 in)
Weight347 grams (12.15 ounces)662 grams (23.17 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front, aluminum backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)iPad 3 (4G 64GB)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size8" inches9.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution800x1280 pixels (16:10)1536x2048 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)189 PPI264 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Refresh rate60Hzfeature not registered
Display featuresNot supportedfeature not registered

🤖 Operating System

Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)iPad 3 (4G 64GB)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 5.1.0
Firmware updateAndroid 11iOS 9.0
User InterfaceOne UI Core 1.1 / 2.5 / 3.1feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)iPad 3 (4G 64GB)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 (SDM429) (12nm)32bit: Apple A5X APL5498 (45nm)
CPUQuad-core, 1 processor:
4x 2GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Quad-core)
Dual-core, 1 processor:
2x 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 504PowerVR SGX543MP4
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 35288 (v8)feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)iPad 3 (4G 64GB)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR2
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (59GB available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📶 Mobile networks

Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)iPad 3 (4G 64GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum Download / Upload150/50 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat3 (Bands 4, 17)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)iPad 3 (4G 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.4 (aperture)
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 supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)iPad 3 (4G 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels0.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels640x480 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

Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)iPad 3 (4G 64GB)
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, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+

🔌 Connectivity

Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)iPad 3 (4G 64GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz, 5GHz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)iPad 3 (4G 64GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported

🔋 Battery

Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)iPad 3 (4G 64GB)
Battery typeLiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5100 mAh11560 mAh
Charger, watts7.75W (5V/1.55A) Wired chargingWired charging
Inductive / wireless chargingNot supportedfeature not registered
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered9 hours
Standbyfeature not registered720 hours (30 days)

➕ Other features

Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)iPad 3 (4G 64GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous• Colors: Carbon Black, Silver/white
• Kids Home
• Colors: Black, White
• Oleophobic coating
• iCloud service
• WiFi hotspot

☢️ Radiation rate

Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)iPad 3 (4G 64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.53W/kg (head), 0.75W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.75W/kg (head), 1.19W/kg (body)feature not registered
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