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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200) vs Apple iPad 2 (3G 32GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019) vs Apple iPad 2 tablets, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPad 2 XSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)19Points
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
Apple iPad 2 (3G 32GB)
9.7"
IPS

768x1024

0.7
MP

0.3mp

512MB
RAM

32bit Dual

6930
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)

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)19 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)vsiPad 2 (3G 32GB)10 Advantages Apple iPad 2 (3G 32GB)
+1.8GHz 64bit Octa-Core2 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1GHz 32bit Dual-Core
+3GB LPDDR4X5 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs512MB LPDDR2
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+321 grams (11.24 ounces)91%
Lighter
vs613 grams (21.46 ounces)
+1200x1920 pixels193%
Higher resolution screen
vs768x1024 pixels
+283 PPI114%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs132 PPI
+(back) 8MP11 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 0.7MP
+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+AutofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
vsNot supported
+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+(front) 5MP15 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 0.3MP
+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)6 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)
+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs2.1 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsHTML, XHTML
32GB (21GB available)vs+32GB (27GB available)29%
More internal storage for applications and files
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)1%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
8"vs+9.7"21%
Larger screen
Not supportedvs+3G HSUPAAdvantage
The 3G HSUPA network is newer and faster
(Not supported) vs+(3G HSUPA) 14.4 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4200 mAhvs+6930 mAh65%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

11 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
EIS: Digital stabilization
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
+4 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)Apple iPad 2 (3G 32GB)
ModelGalaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)iPad 2 (3G 32GB)
Other model namesGalaxy Tab A8" S Pen WiFi (SM-P200), Galaxy Tab A Plus 8"iPad 2 A1396 (Wi-Fi + 3G)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungApple
Release date4/1/2019, Announced: 3/4/20193/11/2011
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)122.4 x 201.5 millimeters (4.82 x 7.93 in)185.7 x 241.2 millimeters (7.31 x 9.5 in)
Weight321 grams (11.24 ounces)613 grams (21.46 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)Apple iPad 2 (3G 32GB)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 4.0
Firmware updateAndroid 11iOS 9.0
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Apple iPad 2 (3G 32GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)32bit - Apple A5 APL0498 (45nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Dual-Core, 1 processor:
1GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2PowerVR SGX543MP2
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Apple iPad 2 (3G 32GB)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X512MB LPDDR2
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (27GB available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Apple iPad 2 (3G 32GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size8" inches9.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1200x1920 pixels (16:10)768x1024 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)283 PPI132 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Display features60Hzfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Apple iPad 2 (3G 32GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supported1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registered14.4/2 Mbps
Network technologyfeature not registered2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
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)Apple iPad 2 (3G 32GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels0.7 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels960x720 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusNot supported
Touch focusSupportedNot supported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionNot supported
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraNot supported
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Apple iPad 2 (3G 32GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels0.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels640x480 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)VGA (640x480)
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)Apple iPad 2 (3G 32GB)
Loudspeakerfeature not registeredSupported
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, AAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Apple iPad 2 (3G 32GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE2.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
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)Apple iPad 2 (3G 32GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Apple iPad 2 (3G 32GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4200 mAh6930 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered9 hours
Standbyfeature not registered720 hours (30 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Apple iPad 2 (3G 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
Antennafeature not registeredInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Gray
- One UI core 1.1
- S Pen (Stylus Pen)
- Blue light filter
- Colors: Black, White
- Oleophobic coating
- iCloud service

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Apple iPad 2 (3G 32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.4W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1.19W/kg (body)
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