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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020)

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) (Galaxy Tab A Series)
Processor
Samsung Exynos 7904 8 x 1.8 GHz, Cortex-A73/-A53
Graphics adapter
Memory
3072 MB 
Display
8.4 inch 16:10, 1900 x 1200 pixel 268 PPI, glossy: yes
Storage
32 GB eMMC
Connections
Card Reader: microSD
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.1 x 201.9 x 125.2 ( = 0.28 x 7.95 x 4.93 in)
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Camera
Primary Camera: 8 MPix
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix
Weight
309 g ( = 10.9 oz / 0.68 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020)

60% Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4
Source: PC Mag English
The petite Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 is the right size and price for a go-anywhere, color e-reading tablet. At $265 with T-Mobile service, it comes in at a much lower price than its primary rival, the iPad mini, which costs $399 with Wi-Fi or $529 for a cellular model. But I experienced issues with the Galaxy Tab A's Wi-Fi performance in testing, which leads me to give it a much weaker recommendation than I otherwise would.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/03/2020
Rating: Total score: 60%
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4” 2020 Review
Source: Lon.TV English
Samsung's new tablet performs about where most Android tablets tend to do these days.. In other words, not great.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/04/2020

Foreign Reviews

Samsung presenta su Galaxy Tab 8.4 (2020)
Source: Comprar Tec Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Big screen; nice display; decent hardware; good speakers; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/25/2020

Comment

ARM Mali-G71 MP2: Integrated GPU that can be found e.g. in the Mediatek Helio P23 SoC with 700 or 770 MHz clock speed. Supports OpenGL ES 3.2, Vulkan 1.0, OpenCL 2.0, DirectX 11 FL11_1 and RenderScript.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Exynos 7904: Exynos 7 Series SoC that includes two fast Cortex-A73 cores clocked at up to 1.8 GHz and six power efficient Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.6 GHz. The integrated LTE modem supports Cat.12 DL and Cat.13 UL. Compared to the older and faster Exynos 7885, the 7904 offers a slower clocked A73 cores (1.8 versus 2.2 GHz).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


8.4":

This display diagonal is quite small for tablets.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.309 kg:

This weight is somewhat high for a smartphone. Smartphones with a big screen and small tablets weigh as much, usually.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.

 

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.


60%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2020-04-24 (Update: 2020-04-24)