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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) review: specs and price

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) better than the average?

  • CPU speed
    1.4 x 4GHzvs4.23GHz
  • RAM
    2GBvs1.94GB
  • Thickness
    8.9mmvs9.29mm
  • Weight
    364gvs511.54g
  • Megapixels (main camera)
    8MPvs5.84MP
  • Megapixels (front camera)
    5MPvs2.09MP
  • Height
    124.1mmvs160.4mm
  • Width
    212.1mmvs232.45mm

Price comparison

Design

1.thickness
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Best

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

4.6mm

8.9mm

2.weight
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Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

364g

3.Has a stylus
?

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.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro Wi-Fi

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
4.height
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Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

124.1mm

5.width
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Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

212.1mm

6.volume
?

Best

Chromo Inc 7" (Android 4.1)

108.46cm³

234.26cm³

Display

1.resolution
?

Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

800 x 1280px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Teclast M8

359ppi

189ppi

3.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

8"

4.has branded damage-resistant glass
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Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

For example

Alcatel Joy Tab

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
5.has an IPS screen
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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.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
6.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

Performance

1.CPU speed
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

8 x 2.36GHz

1.4 x 4GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917)

2.has an external memory slot
?

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
3.RAM
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Best

Google Pixel Slate

16GB

2GB

4.Has integrated LTE
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The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
5.Supports 64-bit
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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.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
6.internal storage
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Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

1000GB

16GB

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE

13 & 5MP

8MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
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Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro Wi-Fi

8MP

5MP

3.video recording (main camera)
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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.

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

2160 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

4.has a flash
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A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
5.has a CMOS sensor
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CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
6.has touch autofocus
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The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Lenovo Tab M10 FHD (16GB / 2GB RAM)

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Acer Aspire Switch 12 S

3

1

4.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Lenovo Tab M10 FHD (16GB / 2GB RAM)

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

Battery

1.battery power
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy View2

12000mAh

5000mAh

2.Battery life
?

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

36h

36h

3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
4.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
5.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro Wi-Fi

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
2.Is free and open source
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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.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
3.Supports widgets
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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.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
4.Has offline voice recognition
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Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
5.Supports Java
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
6.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
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802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

Miscellaneous

1.Has an ultra power-saving mode
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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.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

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