Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) Specs, Price, and Best Deals

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020)
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The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) is a new tablet announced in the US featuring a massive battery that promises to last long. The budget Tablet comes with an interesting upgrade when compared with its predecessor Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2019).

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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) Key Specs & Features

  • 8.4 inch TFT Display, 1200 x 1920 pixels, 16:10 ratio (~270 ppi)
  • Android 10
  • Octa-core Exynos 7904 Processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Built-in Storage up to 512GB Memory Card
  • 8 MP Rear Camera
  • 5 MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Fast Charging
  • Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020)

Design And Display

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 is perfectly portable and easy to hold. It gives users more room to view contents on its expansive display. The entire body features a premium finish and lightweight design which make it easy to use at home and on the go.

It has body dimensions of 202 x 125.2 x 7.1 mm and weighs 319 grams. On the front, it has a screen display size of 8.4 inches with a TFT display panel. The screen has a resolution of 1200 x 1920 pixels, a 16:10 ratio, and 270 PPI density.

Despite the bezels surrounding the screen, it still offers an 80.9% screen-to-body ratio. Overall, we can say the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 is entertainment ready and it will deliver a vivid, and crystal clear display. All thanks to the dual speakers for spacious surround sound.


The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) comes with a combo camera setup. On the back, it has a single rear camera of 8-megapixel that features AF and 1080p videos at 30 seconds per frame.

The other sensor is on the front. A 5 MP is sitting on the front just above the top screen. This is also an upgrade because its predecessor model had just 2 MP on the front.

Hardware And Software

Unlike the Snapdragon 429 quad-core chipset on the last year’s model. This new model comes with Exynos 7904 SoC and an octa-core processor clocking at 1.8GHz speed.

The chip is paired with 3GB RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage. There is also a room for micro SDcard which is expandable up to 512GB. The new budget Tablet runs on the Android 10 operating system with One UI interface.

Battery And Network

The Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) has a binge long-lasting battery capacity of 5000 mAh. This however is 100mAh smaller than last year but it promises 10 hours of use. It has a Fast-Charging USB-C port which allows quick recharge.

The Tablet is available in Wi-Fi only and LTE model. Other features on the Tab include a 3.5mm audio jack, Dolby Atmos powered dual speakers, Bluetooth 5.0 and USB-C, Wi-Fi.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) Price And Availability

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) is now available for purchase at 240 EUR and will ship in Mocha color.

In Nigeria, the Galaxy Tab 8.4 (2020) will cost 115,000 Naira, about 33,000 Ksh in Kenya, and 1,900 Ghs in Ghana.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) Specs

Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020):

General Features

  • Platform: Android 10
  • Processor: Octa-core Exynos 7904
  • GPU:
  • Memory: 3GB RAM
  • Colours: Mocha
  • Dimension: 202 x 125.2 x 7.1 mm
  • Weight: 309 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Single Nano-SIM


  • Display: 8.4 inches TFT Display, 1200 x 1920 pixels, 16:10 ratio (~270 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Yes
  • Foldable Display: No


  • Rear Camera: 8 MP Rear Camera, [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features:
  • Front Camera: 5 MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 32GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (dedicated slot)
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13, 20, 66
  • 5G: No

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • 5G: No
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: Yes


  • Music Player: Yes
  • Video Player: Yes
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Face Unlock: No
  • Stylus Pen: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable Battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Fast charging
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) Specs, Price, and Best Deals was written by Miracle .O. The article was last modified: December 26th, 2020
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