Galaxy Tab A7 10.4 (2020) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021): Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following tablets: Galaxy Tab A7 10.4 (2020) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021)

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Score

Ki Price/Quality
Score
7.5 Ki Price/Quality
Score
7.4 Ki Price/Quality
Score
Design and Screen score 6.4 Design & Materials 7.0 Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 6.5 Performance & Hardware 7.1 Performance & Hardware
Camera score 6.8 Camera 4.8 Camera
Connectivity score 5.8 Connectivity 5.2 Connectivity
Battery score 5.5 Battery 5.5 Battery

User reviews

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Technical specifications of the Galaxy Tab A7 10.4 (2020) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021)

Specs Galaxy Tab A7 10.4 (2020) prices Galaxy Tab A7 10.4 (2020)
Global · 3GB · 32GB · Wi-Fi
where to buy Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021) Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021)
Global · 3GB · 32GB · WiFi
Inches 10.4" 10.5"
Resolution FHD FHD
Usable surface 79% useful 81% useful
Aspect Ratio 5:3 8:5
Dimensions 247.6 mm
157.4 mm
7.0 mm
246.8 mm
161.9 mm
6.9 mm
Weight 476 g 508 g
Micro SnapD. 662
Octa-Core
Unisoc T618
Octa-Core
RAM 3 GB RAM 3 GB RAM
Storage 32 GB 32 GB
AnTuTu 141.000
v8
220.066
v8
Battery 7040 mAh 7040 mAh
Main Camera 1
8 Mpx · ƒ/2.0

1
8 Mpx · Unknow

Selfie Camera SELF 5 Mpx · ƒ/-- SELF 5 Mpx · ƒ/--
Bands
OS Android 10 Q Android 11 Red Velvet Cake

Brand

Brand Samsung Samsung
Aliases SM-T500N SM-X200

Release Date

Release date September 2020,
1 year ago
December 2021,
6 months ago
State On Sale On Sale
Market Global Global

Design & Materials

Structure

Galaxy Tab A7 10.4 (2020)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021)
Galaxy Tab A7 10.4 (2020)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021)
Size
247.6 mm
157.4 mm
7.0 mm
246.8 mm
161.9 mm
6.9 mm
Weight 476 g 508 g
Usable surface 79 % 81 %
Materials Metal Plastic
Resistance - -
Colors
Black

White
White

Gray

Rose-gold

Screen

Diagonal 10.4" 10.5"
Type LCD IPS TFT LCD (IPS)
Aspect Ratio 5:3 8:5
Resolution FHD
2000 x 1200 px
FHD
1920 x 1200 px
Density 224 Pixels per inch 216 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Without Notch
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
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Do you think it's a nice phone?
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Is it comfortable?
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Can you see it well in the sunlight?
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Number of reviews
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Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 Unisoc Tiger T618
CPU 4x Kryo 260 2.0 GHz + 4x Kryo 260 1.8 GHz 2 x ARM Cortex-A75 2.0Ghz + 6 x ARM Cortex-A55 1.8Ghz
Type Octa-Core Octa-Core
Manufacturing 11 nm 12 nm
Frequency 2 GHz 2 GHz
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU Qualcomm Adreno 610 GPU ARM Mali-G52-MP2

RAM

RAM 3 GB 3 GB
Type LPDDR4X RAM --

Antutu

Score
141.000
Antutu v8
Overall performance better than 72% of devices
220.066
Antutu v8
Overall performance better than 82% of devices

Storage

Capacity 32 GB 32 GB
Type -- --
SD Slot Yes ,
Independent SD slot
Yes ,
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint No No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Gravity
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall

Others

Notifications LED -- --
Cooling system No No
Gaming buttons No No

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
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Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
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What's your experience been with demanding games?
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Number of reviews
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Camera

Main

No. of cameras Rear camera Rear camera
1
Camera type

Standard

Standard
Resolution 8 Mpx 8 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Unknown
Type CMOS CMOS
Aperture ƒ/ 2.0 Unknow
ISO -- --
Pixel size 1.12 µm --
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size -- --

Features

Flash No No
Optical Stabilisation No No
Slow Motion Video No,
30 fps
No,
30 fps
Others
  • Digital zoom
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Digital zoom
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer

Selfie

SELF
Camera type

Dedicated

Dedicated
Resolution 5 Mpx 5 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Unknown
Type -- --
Aperture ƒ/ -- ƒ/ --
Pixel size -- --
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size -- --
Others
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DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score -- --

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
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Quality of nighttime photos
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Quality of selfies
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Does it have a powerful flash?
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Number of reviews
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Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G -- --
4G LTE -- --
3G -- --
2G -- --

SIM card

Dual SIM
Type

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth 5.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • HOGP
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)

Navigation

Navigation
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • Galileo
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

-- W/Kg on head
0.470 W/Kg on body
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American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

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Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
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Quality of the GPS
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And the WiFi?
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Number of reviews
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Battery

Battery

Capacity
7040 mAh
7040 mAh
Type Li-Polymer Li-Polymer
Fast charge Yes,
15.0W
Yes,
15.0W
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
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Number of reviews
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Software

Software

Operating System
  • Android 10
    Android 10 Q, 2 years ago
  • Android 11
    Android 11 Red Velvet Cake, 1 year ago
Google Services (official) Yes Yes

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
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Do you regularly receive updates?
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Number of reviews
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Prices

Prices

Prices

Prices for the version Global  •  3GB  •  32GB  •  Wi-Fi Change
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