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Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019) tablets, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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7.9"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

Penta-core

6700
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
13Points Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205) Compare Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 X
8"
IPS

1200x1920

8
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

Octa-core

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!

Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)} 7 Advantages Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB) vs Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)} 13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
+8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)5%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+1536x2048 pixels37%
Higher resolution screen
vs1200x1920 pixels
+324 PPI14%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs283 PPI
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+6700 mAh60%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4200 mAh
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
2.2GHz 32bit Penta-core (28nm)vs+1.8GHz 64bit Octa-core (14nm)80%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (12GB available)vs+32GB (21GB available)75%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
360 grams (12.6 ounces)vs+325 grams (11.38 ounces)11%
Lighter
7.9"vs+8"1%
Larger screen
Not supportedvs+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Android 4.4.4 KitKatvs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 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
Not supportedvs+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
4.0 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

22 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front
TFT IPS LCD
60Hz
16 million
(back) 8MP
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
+15 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
ModelXiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
Other model namesTablet Xiaomi Pad 7.9Galaxy Tab A8" S Pen 4G LTE (SM-P205), Galaxy Tab A Plus 8"
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release date6/1/2014, Announced: 3/1/20144/1/2019, Announced: 3/4/2019
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)135.4 x 202 millimeters (5.33 x 7.95 in)122.4 x 201.5 millimeters (4.82 x 7.93 in)
Weight360 grams (12.6 ounces)325 grams (11.38 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size7.9" inches8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~75.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels (4:3)1200x1920 pixels (16:10)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)324 PPI283 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Refresh rate60Hz60Hz
Display featuresNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
System versionAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 4.4.4 KitKatAndroid 11
User InterfaceMIUI 7One UI core 1.1

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
Chipset32bit: NVIDIA Tegra K1 (28nm)64bit: Samsung Exynos 7904 (14nm)
CPUPenta-core, 2 processors:
4x 2.2GHz ARM Cortex-A15 (Quad-core)
1x 500MHz ARM Cortex-A15 (Single-core)
Octa-core, 2 processors:
2x 1.8GHz ARM Cortex-A73 (Dual-core)
6x 1.6GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Hexa-core)
GPU graphical controllerNVIDIA GeForce ULP Kepler MP192 (950MHz)ARM Mali-G71 MP2 (770MHz)
Performance (benchmark)Basemark X: 24456feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (12GB available)32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)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, bands Expand band details Collapse 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

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)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
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/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 stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: 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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 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

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
LoudspeakerStereo soundSupported
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Hall effect
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity6700 mAh4200 mAh
Charger, wattsWired chargingWired charging
Inductive / wireless chargingNot supportedNot supported
Talk time autonomy11 hoursfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
Call controlNot supportedVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingE-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous• Colors: Blue, Green, Yellow, Pink, White, Gray
• Java framework
• Colors: Black, Gray
• S Pen (Stylus Pen)
• Blue light filter

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 S Pen (2019, SM-P205)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.02W/kg (head), 1.35W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.683W/kg (head), 1.501W/kg (body)
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