29points

Amazon Fire HD 8

40points

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280

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Amazon Fire HD 8 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280

Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280

Why is Amazon Fire HD 8 better than Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280?

  • 15.38% faster CPU speed
    ?

    4 x 1.5GHzvs4 x 1.3GHz
  • 14.29% bigger screen size
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    8"vs7"
  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 8GB more internal storage
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    16GBvs8GB
  • 1mm thinner
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    7.7mmvs8.7mm
  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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  • Has an IPS screen
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  • 1.5x better video recording quality (main camera)
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    1080 x 30fpsvs720 x 30fps

Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 better than Amazon Fire HD 8?

  • 0.5GB more RAM memory
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    1.5GBvs1GB
  • 14.29% higher pixel density
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    216ppivs189ppi
  • 28g lighter
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    283gvs311g
  • Supports widgets
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  • Supports 64-bit
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  • 19.2mm shorter
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    108.8mmvs128mm
  • Has offline voice recognition
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  • Has GPS
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Price comparison

Amazon Fire HD 8

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Fire HD 8 backmarketAmazon Fire HD 8 10th Gen (June 2020) 32...Amazon Fire HD 8 10th Gen (June 2020) 32GB - Black - (Wi-Fi)
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$89.00

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280

Buy used:

$69.95

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab E Lite 7.0in 8GB Wi-F...Samsung Galaxy Tab E Lite 7.0in 8GB Wi-Fi (White) (Renewed)
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$119.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 SM-T230 8GB 7" Tabl...Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 SM-T230 8GB 7" Tablet - White (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$125.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 AmazonSAMSUNG Galaxy Tab A 8.0-inch Android Ta...SAMSUNG Galaxy Tab A 8.0-inch Android Tablet 64GB Wi-Fi Lightweight Large Screen Feel Camera Long-Lasting Battery, Black
Amazon logo
$129.99
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0" (2019, WiFi On...Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0" (2019, WiFi Only) 32GB, 5100mAh All Day Battery, Dual Speaker, SM-T290, International Model (32GB + 32GB SD Bundle, Black)
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$148.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0" (2019, WiFi + ...Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0" (2019, WiFi + Cellular) 32GB, 5100mAh Battery, 4G LTE Tablet & Phone (Makes Calls) GSM Unlocked SM-T295, International Model (32 GB, Black)
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$179.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 AmazonFire 7 tablet, 7" display, 16 GB, latest...Fire 7 tablet, 7" display, 16 GB, latest model (2019 release), Black
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$49.99
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 AmazonSAMSUNG Galaxy Tab S7 11-inch Android Ta...SAMSUNG Galaxy Tab S7 11-inch Android Tablet 128GB Wi-Fi Bluetooth S Pen Fast Charging USB-C Port, Mystic Silver
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$519.99

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Design

1.weight

311g

283g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.thickness

7.7mm

8.7mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
3.height

128mm

108.8mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.volume

210.92cm³

176.91cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
5.width

214mm

186.9mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Display

1.resolution

1280 x 800px

800 x 1280px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
2.pixel density

189ppi

216ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has a touch screen
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
5.has an IPS screen
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.

Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 1.5GHz

4 x 1.3GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.RAM

1GB

1.5GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
3.has an external memory slot
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
5.Supports 64-bit
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit apps.
6.Has integrated LTE
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916)
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
7.Has integrated graphics
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916)
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
8.Has AES
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916)
AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
9.Has NX bit
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916)
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

Cameras

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the front camera. A higher megapixel count means that the front camera is capable of capturing more details, an essential factor for taking high-resolution selfies.
3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

720 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
4.has a front camera
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280
A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
5.has touch autofocus
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
6.Can create panoramas in-camera
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 (Android 5.1 Lollipop)
It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Battery

1.has a rechargeable battery
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
2.Supports widgets
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 (Android 5.1 Lollipop)
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
3.is a multi-user system
Amazon Fire HD 8 (Fire OS 4.0)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 (Android 5.1 Lollipop)
A multi-user operating system allows multiple users to access the device. Each user has a dedicated profile with apps and data available only to them.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
5.The browser has word wrap
Amazon Fire HD 8 (Fire OS 4.0)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 (Android 5.1 Lollipop)
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
6.has a gyroscope
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280
A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.
7.Is free and open source
Amazon Fire HD 8 (Fire OS 4.0)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 (Android 5.1 Lollipop)
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
9.Has offline voice recognition
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 (Android 5.1 Lollipop)
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

Miscellaneous

1.Has an ultra power-saving mode
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 (Android 5.1 Lollipop)
The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.

Price comparison

Amazon Fire HD 8

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Fire HD 8 backmarketAmazon Fire HD 8 10th Gen (June 2020) 32...Amazon Fire HD 8 10th Gen (June 2020) 32GB - Black - (Wi-Fi)
backmarket logo
$89.00

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280

Buy used:

$69.95

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab E Lite 7.0in 8GB Wi-F...Samsung Galaxy Tab E Lite 7.0in 8GB Wi-Fi (White) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$119.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 SM-T230 8GB 7" Tabl...Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 SM-T230 8GB 7" Tablet - White (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$125.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 AmazonSAMSUNG Galaxy Tab A 8.0-inch Android Ta...SAMSUNG Galaxy Tab A 8.0-inch Android Tablet 64GB Wi-Fi Lightweight Large Screen Feel Camera Long-Lasting Battery, Black
Amazon logo
$129.99
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0" (2019, WiFi On...Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0" (2019, WiFi Only) 32GB, 5100mAh All Day Battery, Dual Speaker, SM-T290, International Model (32GB + 32GB SD Bundle, Black)
Amazon logo
$148.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0" (2019, WiFi + ...Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0" (2019, WiFi + Cellular) 32GB, 5100mAh Battery, 4G LTE Tablet & Phone (Makes Calls) GSM Unlocked SM-T295, International Model (32 GB, Black)
Amazon logo
$179.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 AmazonFire 7 tablet, 7" display, 16 GB, latest...Fire 7 tablet, 7" display, 16 GB, latest model (2019 release), Black
Amazon logo
$49.99
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 T280 AmazonSAMSUNG Galaxy Tab S7 11-inch Android Ta...SAMSUNG Galaxy Tab S7 11-inch Android Tablet 128GB Wi-Fi Bluetooth S Pen Fast Charging USB-C Port, Mystic Silver
Amazon logo
$519.99

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