Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) Review

Score: 74.6 / 100

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) is a high-end device released back in 2020, equipped with a very fast Octa-Core CPU ticking at 1800 MHz, a good size 8.4-inches screen, an 8 megapixels back camera and a 5 MP front-facing camera.

Samsung decided to equip the Tab A 8.4 (2020) using an exceptional Octa-Core processing unit clocking at 1800 MHz, packed into a Samsung Exynos 7904 system chip and a great 3 GB RAM memory. The Tab A 8.4 (2020) has a huge 32 GB internal storage and an external SD slot, which allows you to install hundreds of apps without even thinking about filling the portable tablet.

Samsung did an amazing design job making the Tab A 8.4 (2020) weight only 10.9 oz. The Tab A 8.4 (2020) is only 7.95 inches long, but it is able to fit a a 8.4" screen. This tablet is just 0.28" thick, taking it to the thinnest tablet's category. This tablet is available just in color mocha. About its construction, the Tab A 8.4 (2020) is mostly manufactured with Aluminum .

This tablet is equipped with two cameras, an 8 megapixels back side camera and a 5 MP front facing camera. It is also able to shoot Full HD 1920x1080 videos at 30 fps.

Samsung packed this device with a very good 8.4-inches screen, and a resolution of 1200 x 1920 , which makes it hard to distinguish the pixels that compose the screen.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) includes wi-fi capability (which it can provide to other devices as a mobile hotspot), LTE (4G) fast connection type and also HSPA+ internet connection, which is a slower 4G type and fast 3G connection type, over HSDPA and HSUPA technologies. This tablet uses a Nano SIM card to use GSM services.

This tablet also includes some cool characteristics as Facial unlock, Bluetooth (enables communication with other bluetooth devices, computers, and accessories) and GPS (Global Positioning System), and some sensors likeLight Sensor and Accelerometer.

This device comes with an amazing 5000 mAh non-replaceable battery that can keep it running for several hours and even reach the end of the day without having to charge it. An issue to take into account is that the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020)'s battery is non-removable so you can't buy a new battery when it begins losing capacity, although with this big battery you will probably replace this tablet before it becomes a real problem.

This tablet may be a bit expensive considering it is sold for 240 dollars, while some similar tablet devices are offerred cheaper than that. This tablet is probably a very good choice no matter if you you love taking photos, want a device to majorly use social networks, are looking for a work device or will use it as a gaming device. When buying this device you will also receive Charging block, SIM eject tool, USB-C cable and QuickStart Guide .

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Device Type:Tablet
Operating System (OS):Android 9.0 Pie
Also Known As:Samsung SM-T307UZ
Dimensions:7.95 x 4.93 x 0.28 inchesMetric20.19 x 12.52 x 0.71 cmImperial
Weight:10.90 ouncesMetric309.01 gImperial
Scratch Resistant Glass:Yes
Accessories:Charging block, QuickStart Guide , SIM eject tool, USB-C cable
Release date:2020-04-27
Price:$ 240.00


Screen Type:TFT
Size:8.4 inchesMetric21.3 cmImperial
Resolution:1920 x 1200 pixels
Pixel density:270 pixels per inchMetric106.3 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:No


Chipset:Samsung Exynos 7904
Processor:Arm Cortex-A73 and Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm (Octa-Core 1800 MHz)
RAM Memory:3 GB
Graphics Processor:Mali-G71 MP2
Internal Memory:32 GB
SD Card Slot:microSDXC (up to 512 GB)


Capacity:5000 mAh


Back camera:8 megapixels
Front camera:5 megapixels
Max video resolution:1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD)


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Nano SIM
LTE (4G) Bands:2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD), 66(AWS-3)
UMTS Bands:Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Technologies:LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 5.0
Face Unlock:Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer and Light Sensor