Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 with S Pen
- Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 (10-in)

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 with S PenLenovo Yoga Tab 3 (10-in)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 with S Pen
Prices
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 (10-in)
Prices
Model aliasGalaxy A Tab Plus (2019)
SM-P205
P205
Yoga Tab 3 (10-in) LTE
Yoga Tab 3 10"

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width201.5 mm
20.15 cm
0.66 ft
7.93 in
253 mm
25.3 cm
0.83 ft
9.96 in
Height122.4 mm
12.24 cm
0.4 ft
4.82 in
185 mm
18.5 cm
0.61 ft
7.28 in
Thickness8.9 mm
0.89 cm
0.03 ft
0.35 in
9.5 mm
0.95 cm
0.03 ft
0.37 in
Weight325 g
0.72 lbs
11.46 oz
665 g
1.47 lbs
23.46 oz
Volume219.51 cm³
13.33 in³
444.65 cm³
27 in³
ColorsBlack
Gray
Black
Body materialsPlasticPlastic

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMMicro-SIM
Number of SIM cards11

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA-TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
HSPA+
LTE
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)AndroidAndroid 5.1 Lollipop
User interface (UI)One-

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCSamsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 MSM8909 v2
Process technology14 nm28 nm
CPU2x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A73, 6x 1.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A7
CPU bits64 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv7
CPU cores84
CPU frequency1800 MHz1260 MHz
GPUARM Mali-G71 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 304
GPU cores2-
GPU frequency-456 MHz
RAM capacity3 GB1 GB
2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4X-
RAM channelsDouble channel-

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage32 GB16 GB
32 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyTFTIPS
Diagonal size8 in
203.2 mm
20.32 cm
10.1 in
256.54 mm
25.65 cm
Width6.78 in
172.31 mm
17.23 cm
8.56 in
217.55 mm
21.75 cm
Height4.24 in
107.7 mm
10.77 cm
5.35 in
135.97 mm
13.6 cm
Aspect ratio1.6:1
16:10
1.6:1
16:10
Resolution1920 x 1200 pixels1280 x 800 pixels
Pixel density283 ppi
111 ppcm
149 ppi
58 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area75.49 %63.4 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsLight
Accelerometer
Hall
Accelerometer
Hall

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Touch focus
Self-timer
Scene mode
-Rotating camera

Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
-
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
-
Video FPS30 fps-

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
-Dolby Atmos

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version5.04.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
HOGP
A2DP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
WMV7
WMV8
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
MKV
MP4
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity4200 mAh8400 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time25 h
1500 min
1 days
18 h
1080 min
0.8 days
3G talk time25 h
1500 min
1 days
18 h
1080 min
0.8 days
FeaturesNon-removableNon-removable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.683 W/kg-
Body SAR (EU)1.501 W/kg-

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresS Pen stylus-
 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 with S PenLenovo Yoga Tab 3 (10-in)