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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)

Side by side comparison between Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295) vs Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290) tablets, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
8"
TFT

800x1280

8
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

5100
mAh

(Non removable)

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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-T295)

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Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)2 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)vsGalaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)1 Advantage Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vsNot supported
+(4G LTE) 150 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(Not supported)
347 grams (12.15 ounces)vs+345 grams (12.08 ounces)1%
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37 Common items in both devices
2GHz 64bit Quad-Core
2GB LPDDR3
32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Plastic body, glass front, aluminum back
+30 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
ModelGalaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Other model namesGalaxy Tab A8" 4G LTE SM-T295NZKMZTOGalaxy Tab A8" WiFi SM-T290NZKMZTO
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date7/5/20197/5/2019
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)124.4 x 210 millimeters (4.9 x 8.27 in)
Weight347 grams (12.15 ounces)345 grams (12.08 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front, aluminum backPlastic body, glass front, aluminum back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 11
User InterfaceOne UI Core 1.1 / 2.5 / 3.1One UI Core 1.1 / 2.5 / 3.1

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 (SDM429) (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 (SDM429) (12nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 504Qualcomm Adreno 504
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 35288 (v8)AnTuTu: 35288 (v8)

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD
Screen size8" inches8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71% (screen-to-body ratio)~71% (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 rate60Hz60Hz
Display featuresNot supportedNot supported

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTENot 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-T295)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 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 detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)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 Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
LoudspeakerMono sound with dual speakersMono 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 Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)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, watts7.75W (5V/1.55A) Standard charging7.75W (5V/1.55A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsNot supported
MessagingSMS (T9), 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, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennafeature not registered
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Carbon Black, Silver/white
- Kids Home
- Colors: Carbon Black, Silver/white
- Kids Home

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
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)0.33W/kg (body)
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