Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2016) comparison

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key specs
Display7.00-inch8.00-inch7.00-inch-
Processor1.5GHz quad-core1.4GHz quad-core1.3GHz quad-core-
Front Camera2-megapixel5-megapixel2-megapixel-
Resolution800x1280 pixels800x1280 pixels800x1280 pixels-
RAM1.5GB2GB1.5GB-
OSAndroidAndroid 7.1Android 5.1-
Storage8GB16GB8GB-
Rear Camera5-megapixel8-megapixel5-megapixel-
Battery Capacity4000mAh5000mAh4000mAh-
general
Release dateJanuary 2018September 2017March 2016-
Form factorTouchscreen---
Dimensions (mm)186.90 x 108.80 x 8.70212.10 x 124.10 x 8.90186.90 x 108.80 x 8.70-
Weight (g)289.00364.00283.00-
Battery capacity (mAh)400050004000-
ColoursWhite, BlackBlackBlack, White-
Removable battery-NoNo-
display
Screen size (inches)7.008.007.00-
TouchscreenYesNoNo-
Resolution800x1280 pixels800x1280 pixels800x1280 pixels-
hardware
Processor1.5GHz quad-core1.4GHz quad-core1.3GHz quad-core-
RAM1.5GB2GB1.5GB-
Internal storage8GB16GB8GB-
Expandable storageYesYesYes-
Expandable storage typemicroSDmicroSDmicroSD-
Expandable storage up to (GB)200256200-
camera
Rear camera5-megapixel8-megapixel5-megapixel-
Rear FlashNoYes--
Front camera2-megapixel5-megapixel2-megapixel-
Front FlashNo---
software
Operating systemAndroidAndroid 7.1Android 5.1-
connectivity
Wi-FiYesYesYes-
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 b/g/n802.11 a/b/g/n802.11 b/g/n-
GPSYesYesYes-
BluetoothYesYesYes-
Bluetooth version4.004.204.00-
Headphones3.5mm3.5mm--
FMYesNoNo-
NFC-NoNo-
Infrared-NoNo-
USB OTG-NoYes-
Number of SIMs-1--
sensors
AccelerometerYesYesYes-
Compass/ Magnetometer-NoNo-
Proximity sensor-NoYes-
Ambient light sensor-NoYes-
Gyroscope-NoYes-
Barometer-NoNo-
Temperature sensor-NoNo-
sim 1
SIM Type-Nano-SIM--
GSM/CDMA-GSM--
3G-Yes--
4G/ LTE-Yes--