Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 SM-T290 32GB vs. Apple iPad 10.2" 32GB (7th Generation) + 8

Apple iPad Air 64GB (3rd Generation)

Apple iPad Air 64GB (3rd Generation)

4.1

£439.80

£446.99 Incl. delivery
Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e 10.5 SM-T720 64GB

Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e 10.5 SM-T720 64GB

3.6

£328.80

£338.74 Incl. delivery
Apple iPad 10.2" 128GB (7th Generation)

Apple iPad 10.2" 128GB (7th Generation)

3.8

£306.58

£398.88 Incl. delivery
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 SM-T510 32GB

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 SM-T510 32GB

3.6

£158.00

£184.97 Incl. delivery
Apple iPad Mini 64GB (5th Generation)

Apple iPad Mini 64GB (5th Generation)

3.2

£319.00

£319.99 Incl. delivery
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 i5 8GB 128GB

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 i5 8GB 128GB

3.8

£799.99

£804.48 Incl. delivery
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 10.5 SM-T860 128GB

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 10.5 SM-T860 128GB

4.3

£544.90

£601.00 Incl. delivery
Built-in camera
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Front camera
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Effective pixels front camera
2 megapixels
1.2 megapixels
7 megapixels
8 megapixels
1.2 megapixels
5 megapixels
5 megapixels
7 megapixels
5 megapixels
5 megapixels
Camera features
Autofocus, Built-in flash/lamp
Autofocus, Integrated geotagging, Built-in flash/lamp
Autofocus, Integrated geotagging, Built-in flash/lamp
Autofocus, Integrated geotagging
Autofocus, Integrated geotagging, Built-in flash/lamp
Autofocus, Integrated geotagging
Autofocus, Integrated geotagging
Autofocus, Integrated geotagging, Built-in flash/lamp
Autofocus
Autofocus, Integrated geotagging
Effective pixels
8.0 megapixels
8.0 megapixels
8.0 megapixels
13 megapixels
8.0 megapixels
8.0 megapixels
8.0 megapixels
8.0 megapixels
8.0 megapixels
13 megapixels
Number of cameras
2 ​
1 ​
2 ​
2 ​
1 ​
1 ​
2 ​
2 ​
3 ​
Video recording
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Max frame rate (highest resolution)
Maximum resolution (video)
1920x1080 (HD 1080) pixels
1920x1080 (HD 1080) pixels
1920x1080 (HD 1080) pixels
3840x2160 (4K Ultra HD) pixels
1920x1080 (HD 1080) pixels
1920x1080 (HD 1080) pixels
1920x1080 (HD 1080) pixels
1920x1080 (HD 1080) pixels
1920x1080 (HD 1080) pixels
3840x2160 (4K Ultra HD) pixels
2G (GSM)
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
3G (UMTS)
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
DC-HSPA
HSPA+
4G (LTE)
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
5G (NR)
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Bluetooth
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth version
4.2
4.2
5.0
5.0
4.2
5.0
5.0
5.0
5.0
5.0
Built-in navigation system
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Type of navigation system
GPS, A-GPS, BeiDou, Galileo, GLONASS
GPS, A-GPS, BeiDou, Galileo, GLONASS
GPS, A-GPS, BeiDou, GLONASS
GPS, A-GPS, BeiDou, Galileo, GLONASS
GPS, BeiDou, Galileo, GLONASS
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wireless networking standard
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
Streaming standards
Miracast, Google Cast/Chromecast
Google Cast/Chromecast
Google Cast/Chromecast
Data connector
USB
Lightning
Lightning
USB
Lightning
USB
USB
Lightning
USB
USB
Type of USB connector
Micro-USB
USB (Type C)
USB (Type C)
USB (Type C)
USB (Type C)
USB (Type C)
USB (total)
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
2 ​
1 ​
USB 2.0
1 ​
0 ​
1 ​
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
USB 3 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
1 ​
USB 3 Gen 2 (10Gbps)
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
HDMI
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Keyboard included
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other connectors
Microphone input, Headphone output
Headphone output
Headphone output
Headphone output
Microphone input, Headphone output
Headphone output
Headphone output
Headphone output, DisplayPort
Colour
Black, Silver
Silver, Grey, Yellow, Gold
Silver, Grey, Yellow, Gold
Black, Silver, White, Yellow, Gold
Silver, White, Grey, Gold
Black, Silver, White, Yellow, Gold
Blue, Grey, Pink
Silver, Grey, Yellow, Gold
Black, Silver
Black, Silver, Blue, Red, Grey, Brown, Gold, Pink
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Depth
8 mm
7.5 mm
6.1 mm
5.5 mm
7.5 mm
7.5 mm
7 mm
6.1 mm
8.5 mm
5.7 mm
Height
212 mm
250.6 mm
250.6 mm
160 mm
250.6 mm
245.2 mm
244.5 mm
203.2 mm
201 mm
244.5 mm
Width
124 mm
174.1 mm
174.1 mm
245 mm
174.1 mm
149.4 mm
154.3 mm
134.8 mm
292 mm
159.5 mm
Product weight
345 g
483 g
456 g
400 g
483 g
480 g
465 g
300.5 g
776 g
420 g
Features
Dockable, Stylus pen support (Active Digitizer), Fingerprint reader
Dockable, Stylus pen support (Active Digitizer), Supports NFC, Fingerprint reader
Dockable, Fingerprint reader, Face scanner
Dockable, Stylus pen support (Active Digitizer), Fingerprint reader
Stylus pen support (Active Digitizer), Face scanner
Dockable, Stylus pen support (Active Digitizer), Supports NFC, Fingerprint reader
Dockable, Stylus pen support (Active Digitizer), Face scanner
Dockable, Stylus pen support (Active Digitizer), Fingerprint reader, Face scanner
Aspect ratio
16:10
4:3
4:3
16:10
4:3
16:10
15:9
4:3
15:10
16:10
Display features
Scratch resistant display
Scratch resistant display
Scratch resistant display
Display technology
LCD
LCD
LCD
OLED (AMOLED)
LCD
LCD
LCD
LCD
LCD
OLED (AMOLED)
Panel type
IPS (TFT)
IPS (TFT)
IPS (TFT)
IPS (TFT)
IPS (TFT)
IPS (TFT)
IPS (TFT)
Pixel density
264 PPI
264 PPI
287 PPI
264 PPI
224 PPI
224 PPI
326 PPI
267 PPI
287 PPI
Screen resolution (HxV)
1280x800 pixels
2160x1620 pixels
2224x1668 pixels
2560x1600 pixels
2160x1620 pixels
1920x1200 pixels
2000x1200 pixels
2048x1536 pixels
2736x1824 pixels
2560x1600 pixels
Screen size
8 inches
10.2 inches
10.5 inches
10.5 inches
10.2 inches
10.1 inches
10.4 inches
7.9 inches
12.3 inches
10.5 inches
RAM size
2 GB
3 GB
3 GB
4 GB
3 GB
2 GB
4 GB
3 GB
8 GB
6 GB
Type of memory
DDR4
DDR4
DDR4
DDR4
DDR4
DDR
DDR4
DDR4
Release year
2019
2019
2019
2019
2019
2019
2020
2019
2019
2019
Battery capacity
5100 mAh
8827 mAh
8134 mAh
7040 mAh
8827 mAh
6150 mAh
7040 mAh
5124 mAh
7040 mAh
Battery life (running)
15 h
10 h
10 h
14.5 h
10 h
13 h
12 h
10 h
10.5 h
9 h
Battery type
Li-polymer
Li-polymer
Li-polymer
Li-Ion
Li-polymer
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Li-polymer
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Graphics processor (GPU)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Graphics processor type
Adreno 504
PowerVR GT7600 Plus
Adreno 615
PowerVR GT7600 Plus
ARM Mali-G71 MP2
ARM Mali-G72 MP3
Intel Iris Plus Graphics
Adreno 640
Processor core type
4 (Quad) Core
4 (Quad) Core
6 (Hexa) Core
8 (Octa) Core
4 (Quad) Core
8 (Octa) Core
8 (Octa) Core
6 (Hexa) Core
4 (Quad) Core
8 (Octa) Core
Processor speed
2 GHz
2.34 GHz
2 GHz
2.34 GHz
1.8 GHz
2.3 GHz
1.1 GHz
2.8 GHz
SoC/CPU (System on Chip)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429
Apple A10 Fusion
Apple A12 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670
Apple A10 Fusion
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa (7904)
Samsung Exynos 9 Octa (9611)
Apple A12 Bionic
Intel Core i5 1035G4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150
32/64-bit OS
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
Operating system (latest version)
Android 11
Apple iPadOS 14
Apple iPadOS 14
Android 11
Apple iPadOS 14
Android 9.0 (Pie)
Android 11
Apple iPadOS 14
Windows 10 Home
Android 11
Internal storage space (size)
32 GB
32 GB
64 GB
64 GB
128 GB
32 GB
64 GB
64 GB
128 GB
128 GB
Internal storage space (type)
Flash memory/SSD
Flash memory/SSD
Flash memory/SSD
Flash memory/SSD
Flash memory/SSD
Flash memory/SSD
Flash memory/SSD
Flash memory/SSD
Flash memory/SSD
Flash memory/SSD
Memory card reader
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Compatible memory cards
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Maximum memory card size
512GB
512GB
1TB
1TB
1TB