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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200) vs Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 32GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019) vs Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 (2014) tablets, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 (2014) XSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)09Points
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)
8"
IPS

1200x1920

8
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 32GB)
8.9"
IPS

2560x1600

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 32GB)

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 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)9 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)vsFire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 32GB)12 Advantages Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 32GB)
+3GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+321 grams (11.24 ounces)21%
Lighter
vs389 grams (13.62 ounces)
+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 5MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
1.8GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.5GHz 32bit Quad-Core11%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
32GB (21GB available)vs+32GB (24GB available)14%
More internal storage for applications and files
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)14%
Thinner
1200x1920 pixelsvs+2560x1600 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
283 PPIvs+339 PPI20%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
8"vs+8.9"11%
Larger screen
Not supportedvs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(Not supported) vs+(4G LTE) 100 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4200 mAhvs+6000 mAh43%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
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
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
(back) 8MP
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
HDR photo only main camera
+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 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 32GB)
ModelGalaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 32GB)
Other model namesGalaxy Tab A8" S Pen WiFi (SM-P200), Galaxy Tab A Plus 8"AT&T Amazon Fire HDX 8.9, Verizon Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 LTE
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
feature not registered
BrandSamsungAmazon
Release date4/1/2019, Announced: 3/4/201910/21/2014
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)122.4 x 201.5 millimeters (4.82 x 7.93 in)158 x 231 millimeters (6.22 x 9.09 in)
Weight321 grams (11.24 ounces)389 grams (13.62 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 32GB)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 32GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
2.5GHz Quad-Core Krait 450
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 420 Blaze
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 32GB)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (24GB available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 32GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size8" inches8.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~62.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1200x1920 pixels (16:10)2560x1600 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)283 PPI339 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 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 32GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supported1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registered100/50 Mbps
Network technologyfeature not registered2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkNot supportedCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkNot supportedCDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE 700/1700/2100
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedGPRS, 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

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 32GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (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 stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace 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 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 32GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature 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 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 32GB)
Loudspeakerfeature not registeredSupported
Active noise cancellationNot supported2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 32GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB SlimPort
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 32GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 32GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4200 mAh6000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered14 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 32GB)
Call controlNot supportedVoice recorder
MessagingE-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-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 supportedWireless external keyboard
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Gray
- One UI core 1.1
- S Pen (Stylus Pen)
- Blue light filter
- Colors: Black
- Fire OS 4 Sangria UI
- Amazon Appstore
- Amazon Silk
- Dolby Atmos audio
- Free cloud storage for all Amazon content
- Text-to-Speech english-language content reader

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (4G 32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.4W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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