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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 XSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)12Points
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
8"
IPS

1200x1920

8
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
8.4"
SLCD

1600x2560

8
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

4800
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)

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-P205)12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)vsGalaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
+1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core6%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+3GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+32GB (21GB available)31%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
+325 grams (11.38 ounces)2%
Lighter
vs331 grams (11.59 ounces)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT SuperClear LCD
+(front) 5MP137%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2.1MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.4 KitKat
+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps13 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbps
+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.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)24%
Thinner
1200x1920 pixelsvs+1600x2560 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
283 PPIvs+359 PPI27%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
8"vs+8.4"5%
Larger screen
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4200 mAhvs+4800 mAh14%
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

21 Common items in both devices
16 million
(back) 8MP
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
HDR photo only main camera
Full HD (1920x1080)
+14 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 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
ModelGalaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
Other model namesGalaxy Tab A8" S Pen 4G LTE (SM-P205), Galaxy Tab A Plus 8"Tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 3G SM-T321, TabPRO 8.4
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
feature not registered
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateApril, 2019February, 2014
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)122.4 x 201.5 millimeters (4.82 x 7.93 in)128.5 x 219 millimeters (5.06 x 8.62 in)
Weight325 grams (11.38 ounces)331 grams (11.59 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 4.4 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 330
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT SuperClear LCD
Screen size8" inches8.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1200x1920 pixels (16:10)1600x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)283 PPI359 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps42/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
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 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
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)feature 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 stabilizationfeature not registered
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 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels1920x1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
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
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
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, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB MHL
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Black, Gray
- One UI core 1.1
- S Pen (Stylus Pen)
- Blue light filter
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White
- Samsung TouchWiz UI
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- Dual shot camera
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4200 mAh4800 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered660 minutes | 11 hours | 0.5 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.02W/kg (head) | 1.35W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.683W/kg (head) | 1.501W/kg (body)feature not registered
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