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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200) vs Microsoft Surface RT (64GB)

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

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Compare Microsoft Surface RT XSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)20Points
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
Microsoft Surface RT (64GB)
10.6"
TFT

768x1366

1
MP

1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Penta

4120
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)20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)vsSurface RT (64GB)6 Advantages Microsoft Surface RT (64GB)
+1.8GHz 64bit Octa-Core170%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.3GHz 32bit Penta-Core
+3GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR2
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
+321 grams (11.24 ounces)112%
Lighter
vs680 grams (23.8 ounces)
+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)6%
Thinner
vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1200x1920 pixels120%
Higher resolution screen
vs768x1366 pixels
+283 PPI91%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs148 PPI
+(back) 8MP8 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 1MP
+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+(front) 5MP4 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1MP
+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)17 times
More apps available to download and use
vs190000 apps (Windows Store)
+4200 mAh2%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4120 mAh
+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
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
vs4.0 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0
32GB (21GB available)vs+64GB (45GB available)114%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+SSDAdvantage
Fastest write and read storage.
8"vs+10.6"33%
Larger screen
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality

14 Common items in both devices
60Hz
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Capacitive
Multitouch
+7 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)Microsoft Surface RT (64GB)
ModelGalaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Surface RT (64GB)
Other model namesGalaxy Tab A8" S Pen WiFi (SM-P200), Galaxy Tab A Plus 8"Tablet Microsoft Surface RT 1
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungMicrosoft
Release date4/1/2019, Announced: 3/4/201910/26/2012
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)122.4 x 201.5 millimeters (4.82 x 7.93 in)172 x 274.6 millimeters (6.77 x 10.81 in)
Weight321 grams (11.24 ounces)680 grams (23.8 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)Microsoft Surface RT (64GB)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieWindows RT 8.0
Firmware updateAndroid 11Windows RT 8.1
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Microsoft Surface RT (64GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)32bit - NVIDIA Tegra 3 (T30L) (40nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Penta-Core, 2 processors:
1.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A9
500MHz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2NVIDIA GeForce ULP MP12 (416MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredBrowsermark: 73180 (v1)

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Microsoft Surface RT (64GB)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR2
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (45GB available)
SSD
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Microsoft Surface RT (64GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size8" inches10.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1200x1920 pixels (16:10)768x1366 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 5-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)283 PPI148 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hz60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Microsoft Surface RT (64GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Network technologyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandNot supportedNot supported
Primary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedNot 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 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Microsoft Surface RT (64GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels1 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels1280x720 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
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
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)Microsoft Surface RT (64GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels1 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels1280x720 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)Microsoft Surface RT (64GB)
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, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Microsoft Surface RT (64GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedMicro HDMI Type D
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.0 + 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, BeiDouNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Microsoft Surface RT (64GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Microsoft Surface RT (64GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
P21GK3
Battery capacity4200 mAh4120 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered8 hours
Standbyfeature not registered360 hours (15 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Microsoft Surface RT (64GB)
Call controlNot supportedNot supported
MessagingE-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingfeature not registeredSupported
Video callingfeature not registeredSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5, Flash player
Antennafeature not registeredInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedDock with QWERTY keyboard
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Gray
- One UI core 1.1
- S Pen (Stylus Pen)
- Blue light filter
- Colors: Dark Titanium
- Optional Touch Cover with keyboard
- WiFi Direct
- Microsoft Office 2013 RT

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P200)Microsoft Surface RT (64GB)
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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