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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 with 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)

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)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%
Lighter

36 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
+29 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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Physical featuresSamsung 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 dateJuly, 2019July, 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)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennafeature not registered
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front, aluminum backPlastic body, glass front, aluminum back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 10
HardwareSamsung 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)
CPU processor2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A532Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 504Qualcomm Adreno 504
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)
DisplaySamsung 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
Display features60Hz60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung 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 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 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
CallingSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedfeature not registered
Video callingSupportedfeature not registered
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsNot supported
CameraSamsung 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
2ª cameraSamsung 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
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
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
ConnectivitySamsung 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
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Carbon Black, Silver/white
- One UI core 1.1
- Dual speaker
- Kids Home
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Carbon Black, Silver/white
- One UI core 1.1
- Dual speaker
- Kids Home
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T290)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5100 mAh5100 mAh
Charger, watts• 7.75W (5V/1.55A) Standard charging• 7.75W (5V/1.55A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung 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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