29points

Amazon Fire HD 8

49points

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)

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Amazon Fire HD 8 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)

Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)

Why is Amazon Fire HD 8 better than Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)?

  • 36g lighter
    ?

    311gvs347g
  • 0.3mm thinner
    ?

    7.7mmvs8mm
  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
    ?
  • Has a gyroscope
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Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) better than Amazon Fire HD 8?

  • 30% faster CPU speed
    ?

    4 x 1.95GHzvs4 x 1.5GHz
  • 1GB more RAM memory
    ?

    2GBvs1GB
  • 16GB more internal storage
    ?

    32GBvs16GB
  • 1.6x more megapixels (main camera)
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    8MPvs5MP
  • Supports widgets
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  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4
  • Supports 64-bit
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  • Has a cellular module
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Price comparison

Amazon Fire HD 8

Buy used:

$38.35

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonFire HD 8 tablet, 8" HD display, 32 GB, ...Fire HD 8 tablet, 8" HD display, 32 GB, latest model (2020 release), designed for portable entertainment, Black
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$89.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonFire HD 8 Kids tablet, 8" HD display, ag...Fire HD 8 Kids tablet, 8" HD display, ages 3-7, 32 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case
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$139.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonCertified Refurbished Fire HD 8 tablet, ...Certified Refurbished Fire HD 8 tablet, 8" HD display, 32 GB, designed for portable entertainment, Plum
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$49.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonCertified Refurbished Fire HD 8 Tablet (...Certified Refurbished Fire HD 8 Tablet (8" HD Display, 16 GB) - Black (Previous Generation - 8th)
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$69.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonFire HD 8 Kids Tablet 32GB Pink with Mad...Fire HD 8 Kids Tablet 32GB Pink with Made for Amazon Kids Tablet Backpack, Pink
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$164.98
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonFire HD 8 Plus tablet, HD display, 32 GB...Fire HD 8 Plus tablet, HD display, 32 GB, latest model (2020 release), our best 8" tablet for portable entertainment, Slate
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$109.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 10 tablet, 10.1", 1080p ...All-new Fire HD 10 tablet, 10.1", 1080p Full HD, 32 GB, latest model (2021 release), Black
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$149.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonIntroducing Fire HD 8 Kids Pro tablet, 8...Introducing Fire HD 8 Kids Pro tablet, 8" HD, ages 6–12, 32 GB, Intergalactic
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$139.99

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)

Buy used:

$179.99

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) 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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$184.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 Inches 2019 T29...Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 Inches 2019 T295 LTE (32GB) Factory Unlocked Tablet
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$199.99
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab E 8in 16GB 4G LTE AT&...Samsung Galaxy Tab E 8in 16GB 4G LTE AT&T Unlocked Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (Renewed)
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$129.95
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1" (2019, WiFi +...Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1" (2019, WiFi + Cellular) Full HD Corner-to-Corner Display, 32GB 4G LTE Tablet & Phone (Makes Calls) GSM Unlocked SM-T515, International Model (32 GB, Black)
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$309.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0" (2019, WiFi + ...Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0" (2019, WiFi + Cellular) 32GB, 5100mAh Battery, 4G LTE Tablet GSM Unlocked SM-T295, International Model (32GB + US Cube, Black)
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$199.99
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0" (2019) with S ...Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0" (2019) with S Pen SM-P200 WiFi Black 32GB International Version (No Warranty in The USA)
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$231.99
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T387 8" Tablet -...Samsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T387 8" Tablet - 32 GB Storage - WiFi and Verizon 4G - Black - (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$124.99
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) 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
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$129.99
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0" (2019, WiFi On...Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0" (2019, WiFi Only) 32GB, 5100mAh Battery, Dual Speaker, SM-T290, International Model (Black) (Renewed)
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$113.99

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Design

1.Stylus included
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.
2.weight

311g

347g

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.
3.thickness

7.7mm

8mm

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.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.Has a detachable keyboard
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
You can detach the keyboard of your device and use the screen as a tablet. Detaching the keyboard makes the device lighter and gives you the possibility to switch easily between laptop-mode and tablet-mode. The keyboard is included when buying the device.
6.height

128mm

124.4mm

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

210.92cm³

208.99cm³

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

214mm

210mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
9.Has tilt sensitivity
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
With tilt sensitivity you can change the angle of the pen to control things such as opacity.

Display

1.resolution

1280 x 800px

1280 x 800px

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

189ppi

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 branded damage-resistant glass
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
5.has a touch screen
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.has an IPS screen
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
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.
7.Has an OLED or AMOLED display
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) displays are formed of organic materials that emit light. They have higher contrast ratios and wider viewing angles compared to LCDs. AMOLED and POLED are types of OLED displays.
8.Has sapphire glass display
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
Sapphire crystal glass is an extremely durable material, which is surpassed only by diamond in terms of hardness. A sapphire crystal display is stronger and more scratch resistant than toughened glass such as Corning Gorilla Glass.
9.Has an e-paper display
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
An e-paper display provides a high contrast allowing users to read in direct sunlight without requiring much power.

Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 1.5GHz

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

2GB

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 8.0 LTE (2019)
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 8.0 LTE (2019) (Qualcomm Snapdragon 429)
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 8.0 LTE (2019) (Qualcomm Snapdragon 429)
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.Uses big.LITTLE technology
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) (Qualcomm Snapdragon 429)
Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores to maximize performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximize battery life.
8.Has integrated graphics
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) (Qualcomm Snapdragon 429)
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
9.Has AES
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) (Qualcomm Snapdragon 429)
AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

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

1080 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 flash
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
5.has a front camera
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
6.has a built-in HDR mode
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
7.has touch autofocus
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
8.Can create panoramas in-camera
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
9.supports slow-motion video recording
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
Slow-motion is an artistic video effect that makes time seem to go slower. It is achieved by recording a video at a higher frame-rate than the standard playback rate of 24fps or 30fps. Depending on camera capabilities, frame rates for slow-motion videos vary between 60fps and 960fps.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
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 8.0 LTE (2019)
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.
4.Has a radio
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
5.Has dedicated media keys
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

Battery

1.Supports fast charging
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has wireless charging
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
5.has a removable battery
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Features

1.has an HDMI output
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
2.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
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.
3.has NFC
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions, such as mobile payments. Note: this feature may not be available in all markets.
4.Supports widgets
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) (Android 9.0 Pie)
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.
5.is a multi-user system
Amazon Fire HD 8 (Fire OS 4.0)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) (Android 9.0 Pie)
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.
7.Has a fingerprint scanner
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
8.The browser has word wrap
Amazon Fire HD 8 (Fire OS 4.0)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) (Android 9.0 Pie)
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
9.has a gyroscope
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)
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.

Miscellaneous

1.Has an ultra power-saving mode
Amazon Fire HD 8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) (Android 9.0 Pie)
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

Buy used:

$38.35

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonFire HD 8 tablet, 8" HD display, 32 GB, ...Fire HD 8 tablet, 8" HD display, 32 GB, latest model (2020 release), designed for portable entertainment, Black
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$89.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonFire HD 8 Kids tablet, 8" HD display, ag...Fire HD 8 Kids tablet, 8" HD display, ages 3-7, 32 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case
Amazon logo
$139.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonCertified Refurbished Fire HD 8 tablet, ...Certified Refurbished Fire HD 8 tablet, 8" HD display, 32 GB, designed for portable entertainment, Plum
Amazon logo
$49.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonCertified Refurbished Fire HD 8 Tablet (...Certified Refurbished Fire HD 8 Tablet (8" HD Display, 16 GB) - Black (Previous Generation - 8th)
Amazon logo
$69.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonFire HD 8 Kids Tablet 32GB Pink with Mad...Fire HD 8 Kids Tablet 32GB Pink with Made for Amazon Kids Tablet Backpack, Pink
Amazon logo
$164.98
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonFire HD 8 Plus tablet, HD display, 32 GB...Fire HD 8 Plus tablet, HD display, 32 GB, latest model (2020 release), our best 8" tablet for portable entertainment, Slate
Amazon logo
$109.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 10 tablet, 10.1", 1080p ...All-new Fire HD 10 tablet, 10.1", 1080p Full HD, 32 GB, latest model (2021 release), Black
Amazon logo
$149.99
Amazon Fire HD 8 AmazonIntroducing Fire HD 8 Kids Pro tablet, 8...Introducing Fire HD 8 Kids Pro tablet, 8" HD, ages 6–12, 32 GB, Intergalactic
Amazon logo
$139.99

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019)

Buy used:

$179.99

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) 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
$184.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 Inches 2019 T29...Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 Inches 2019 T295 LTE (32GB) Factory Unlocked Tablet
Amazon logo
$199.99
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab E 8in 16GB 4G LTE AT&...Samsung Galaxy Tab E 8in 16GB 4G LTE AT&T Unlocked Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$129.95
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1" (2019, WiFi +...Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1" (2019, WiFi + Cellular) Full HD Corner-to-Corner Display, 32GB 4G LTE Tablet & Phone (Makes Calls) GSM Unlocked SM-T515, International Model (32 GB, Black)
Amazon logo
$309.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0" (2019, WiFi + ...Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0" (2019, WiFi + Cellular) 32GB, 5100mAh Battery, 4G LTE Tablet GSM Unlocked SM-T295, International Model (32GB + US Cube, Black)
Amazon logo
$199.99
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0" (2019) with S ...Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0" (2019) with S Pen SM-P200 WiFi Black 32GB International Version (No Warranty in The USA)
Amazon logo
$231.99
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T387 8" Tablet -...Samsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T387 8" Tablet - 32 GB Storage - WiFi and Verizon 4G - Black - (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$124.99
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 LTE (2019) 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 8.0 LTE (2019) AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0" (2019, WiFi On...Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0" (2019, WiFi Only) 32GB, 5100mAh Battery, Dual Speaker, SM-T290, International Model (Black) (Renewed)
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$113.99

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