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Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (3G) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (3G)
10.1"
IPS

1200x1920

8
MP

2.1mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Quad

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
08PointsSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)Compare Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet X
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
8"
TFT

800x1280

8
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

5100
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (3G)

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!

Xperia Z2 Tablet (3G)17 Advantages Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (3G)vsGalaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+6.4 millimeters (0.25 inches)25%
Thinner
vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1200x1920 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
vs800x1280 pixels
+224 PPI19%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs189 PPI
+10.1"26%
Larger screen
vs8"
+(front) 2.1MP8%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+6000 mAh18%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs5100 mAh
+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Quad-Core6%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
16GB (10GB available)vs+32GB (21GB available)110%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
439 grams (15.37 ounces)vs+347 grams (12.15 ounces)27%
Lighter
Android 4.4.4 KitKatvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
3G+ HSPA+vs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster

18 Common items in both devices
16 million
(back) 8MP
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
HDR photo/video only main camera / HDR photo only main camera
Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
+11 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia Z2 Tablet (3G)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
ModelXperia Z2 Tablet (3G)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Other model namesSony Xperia Z2 Tablet HSPA+ SGP541, Sony CastorGalaxy Tab A8" 4G LTE SM-T295NZKMZTO
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSonySamsung
Release dateMarch, 2014July, 2019
Depth6.4 millimeters (0.25 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)172 x 266 millimeters (6.77 x 10.47 in)124.4 x 210 millimeters (4.9 x 8.27 in)
Weight439 grams (15.37 ounces)347 grams (12.15 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardWireless external keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front, aluminum back
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IP?)Not supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (3G)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 4.4.4 KitKatAndroid 10
HardwareSony Xperia Z2 Tablet (3G)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429 (12nm)
CPU processor2.3Ghz Quad-Core Krait 4002Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 504
RAM memory3GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia Z2 Tablet (3G)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size10.1" inches8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~64.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~71% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1200x1920 pixels800x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)224 PPI189 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksSony Xperia Z2 Tablet (3G)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload42/5.76 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSony Xperia Z2 Tablet (3G)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSony Xperia Z2 Tablet (3G)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
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/video only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSony Xperia Z2 Tablet (3G)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia Z2 Tablet (3G)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
RadioFM (RDS)Not supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia Z2 Tablet (3G)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB MHL-3Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia Z2 Tablet (3G)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Black
- Exmor RS on back camera
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
- Sony TRILUMINOS
- Sony ClearAudio+
- S-Force front Surround 3D
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Miracast
- ANT+ support
- DUALSHOCK®3 PlayStation 3 support
- IP58 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1m and 30min
- Java framework
- Colors: Carbon Black, Silver/white
- One UI core 1.1
- Dual speaker
- Kids Home
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia Z2 Tablet (3G)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity6000 mAh5100 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging7.75W (5V/1.55A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy780 minutes | 13 hours | 0.5 dayfeature not registered
Standby85200 minutes | 1420 hours | 59.2 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia Z2 Tablet (3G)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.53W/kg (head) | 0.75W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.75W/kg (head) | 1.19W/kg (body)
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