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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (WiFi SM-T700 16GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)

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

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019) XSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (WiFi SM-T700 16GB)10Points
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (WiFi SM-T700 16GB)
8.4"
AMOLED

1600x2560

8
MP

2.1mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Octa

4900
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
10PointsSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)Compare Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 X
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)

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 S 8.4 (WiFi SM-T700 16GB)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (WiFi SM-T700 16GB)vsGalaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
+294 grams (10.29 ounces)11%
Lighter
vs325 grams (11.38 ounces)
+6.6 millimeters (0.26 inches)35%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1600x2560 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
vs1200x1920 pixels
+359 PPI27%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs283 PPI
+8.4"5%
Larger screen
vs8"
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4900 mAh17%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4200 mAh
1.9Ghz 32bit Octa-Corevs+1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core43%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR4XAdvantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
16GB (11.49GB available)vs+32GB (21GB available)83%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
(front) 2.1MPvs+(front) 5MP137%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 6.0 Marshmallowvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
(Not supported) vs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
4.0 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

20 Common items in both devices
16 million
(back) 8MP
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
HDR photo only main camera
Full HD (1920x1080)
+13 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 S 8.4 (WiFi SM-T700 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
ModelGalaxy Tab S 8.4 (WiFi SM-T700 16GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
Other model namesTablet Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 SM-T700, Samsung KlimtGalaxy Tab A8" S Pen 4G LTE (SM-P205), Galaxy Tab A Plus 8"
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateJuly, 2014April, 2019
Depth6.6 millimeters (0.26 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)125.6 x 212.8 millimeters (4.94 x 8.38 in)122.4 x 201.5 millimeters (4.82 x 7.93 in)
Weight294 grams (10.29 ounces)325 grams (11.38 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardDock with QWERTY keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (WiFi SM-T700 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 10
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (WiFi SM-T700 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
Chipset32bit - Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420 (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.9Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A15
1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T628 MP6ARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory3GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (11.49GB available)32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (WiFi SM-T700 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size8.4" inches8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~75.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1600x2560 pixels1200x1920 pixels (16:10)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)359 PPI283 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (WiFi SM-T700 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supported1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registered600/150 Mbps
Network technologyfeature not registered2G, 3G, 4G
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat12/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (WiFi SM-T700 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
MessagingE-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Speakerphonefeature not registeredSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlNot supportedVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (WiFi SM-T700 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
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 aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: 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 S 8.4 (WiFi SM-T700 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (WiFi SM-T700 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (WiFi SM-T700 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB MHLNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (WiFi SM-T700 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Dazzling White, Titanium Bronze
- Samsung TouchWiz UI
- 100.000:1 screen contrast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gray
- One UI core 1.1
- S Pen (Stylus Pen)
- Blue light filter
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (WiFi SM-T700 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4900 mAh4200 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy660 minutes | 11 hours | 0.5 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (WiFi SM-T700 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.06W/kg (body)1.02W/kg (head) | 1.35W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.18W/kg (body)0.683W/kg (head) | 1.501W/kg (body)
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