31points

Amazon Fire HD 10

41points

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)

Amazon Fire HD 10
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
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57 facts in comparison

Amazon Fire HD 10 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)

Amazon Fire HD 10
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
31
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Amazon Fire HD 10
41
points
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)

Why is Amazon Fire HD 10 better than Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 93g lighter
    ?

    432gvs525g
  • 16GB more internal storage
    ?

    32GBvs16GB
  • 0.5mm thinner
    ?

    7.7mmvs8.2mm
  • Has an IPS screen
    ?
  • 95.2mm shorter
    ?

    159mmvs254.2mm
  • Has a gyroscope
    ?
  • 0.91% less body volume
    ?

    320.77cm³vs323.713532cm³

Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) better than Amazon Fire HD 10?

  • 2.25x higher resolution
    ?

    1920 x 1200pxvs1280 x 800px
  • 2.13x faster CPU speed
    ?

    8 x 1.6GHzvs4 x 1.5GHz
  • 1GB more RAM memory
    ?

    2GBvs1GB
  • 1.5x higher pixel density
    ?

    224ppivs149ppi
  • 1.6x more megapixels (main camera)
    ?

    8MPvs5MP
  • Supports widgets
    ?
  • Supports 64-bit
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  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    4.2vs4

Price comparison

Amazon Fire HD 10

Buy used:

$78.19

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Fire HD 10 AmazonFire HD 10 Tablet (10.1" 1080p full HD d...Fire HD 10 Tablet (10.1" 1080p full HD display, 32 GB) – Black
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$149.99
Amazon Fire HD 10 AmazonFire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet – 10.1” 1...Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet – 10.1” 1080p full HD display, 32 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case
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$149.99
Amazon Fire HD 10 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet, 8...All-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet, 8" HD display, 32 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case
Amazon logo
$99.99
Amazon Fire HD 10 AmazonFire HD 8 Tablet (8" HD Display, 32 GB, ...Fire HD 8 Tablet (8" HD Display, 32 GB, without Special Offers) - Black (Previous Generation - 8th)
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$124.99
Amazon Fire HD 10 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 tablet, 8" HD display,...All-new Fire HD 8 tablet, 8" HD display, 32 GB, designed for portable entertainment, White
Amazon logo
$89.99
Amazon Fire HD 10 AmazonFire 7 Tablet (7" display, 16 GB) - Sage...Fire 7 Tablet (7" display, 16 GB) - Sage
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$49.99
Amazon Fire HD 10 walmartFor Amazon Fire HD 10 2015/2017 Painted ...For Amazon Fire HD 10 2015/2017 Painted Case; Magnetic Flip Card Holder Stand Cover with auto wake/sleep
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$9.49

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1" Inch Tablet (...Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1" Inch Tablet (32GB Grey Wi-Fi) SM-T580 - International Version (Bigger Internal Storage Than US Version)
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$179.95

Design

1.weight

432g

525g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.thickness

7.7mm

8.2mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
3.height

159mm

254.2mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.width

262mm

155.3mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.volume

320.77cm³

323.71cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.

Display

1.resolution

1280 x 800px

1920 x 1200px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
2.pixel density

149ppi

224ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
3.screen size

10.1"

10.1"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has an IPS screen
Amazon Fire HD 10
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.
5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Amazon Fire HD 10
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
6.has a touch screen
Amazon Fire HD 10
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 1.5GHz

8 x 1.6GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.RAM

1GB

2GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
3.has an external memory slot
Amazon Fire HD 10
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
4.internal storage

32GB

16GB

The internal storage, also called read-only memory (ROM), refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
5.Supports 64-bit
Amazon Fire HD 10
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit apps.

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)

5MP

8MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
2.megapixels (front camera)

2MP

2MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the front camera. A higher megapixel count means that the front camera is capable of capturing more details, an essential factor for taking high-resolution selfies.
3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
4.has touch autofocus
Amazon Fire HD 10
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
5.has a front camera
Amazon Fire HD 10
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
6.Can create panoramas in-camera
Amazon Fire HD 10
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Amazon Fire HD 10
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Amazon Fire HD 10
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
Amazon Fire HD 10
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Amazon Fire HD 10
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Amazon Fire HD 10
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
2.Supports widgets
Amazon Fire HD 10
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
3.is a multi-user system
Amazon Fire HD 10 (Fire OS 4.0)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
A multi-user operating system allows multiple users to access the device. Each user has a dedicated profile with apps and data available only to them.
4.Bluetooth version

4

4.2

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
5.The browser has word wrap
Amazon Fire HD 10 (Fire OS 4.0)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
6.Is free and open source
Amazon Fire HD 10 (Fire OS 4.0)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

Miscellaneous

1.Has an ultra power-saving mode
Amazon Fire HD 10
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.

Price comparison

Amazon Fire HD 10

Buy used:

$78.19

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Fire HD 10 AmazonFire HD 10 Tablet (10.1" 1080p full HD d...Fire HD 10 Tablet (10.1" 1080p full HD display, 32 GB) – Black
Amazon logo
$149.99
Amazon Fire HD 10 AmazonFire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet – 10.1” 1...Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet – 10.1” 1080p full HD display, 32 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case
Amazon logo
$149.99
Amazon Fire HD 10 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet, 8...All-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet, 8" HD display, 32 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case
Amazon logo
$99.99
Amazon Fire HD 10 AmazonFire HD 8 Tablet (8" HD Display, 32 GB, ...Fire HD 8 Tablet (8" HD Display, 32 GB, without Special Offers) - Black (Previous Generation - 8th)
Amazon logo
$124.99
Amazon Fire HD 10 AmazonAll-new Fire HD 8 tablet, 8" HD display,...All-new Fire HD 8 tablet, 8" HD display, 32 GB, designed for portable entertainment, White
Amazon logo
$89.99
Amazon Fire HD 10 AmazonFire 7 Tablet (7" display, 16 GB) - Sage...Fire 7 Tablet (7" display, 16 GB) - Sage
Amazon logo
$49.99
Amazon Fire HD 10 walmartFor Amazon Fire HD 10 2015/2017 Painted ...For Amazon Fire HD 10 2015/2017 Painted Case; Magnetic Flip Card Holder Stand Cover with auto wake/sleep
walmart logo
$9.49

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1" Inch Tablet (...Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1" Inch Tablet (32GB Grey Wi-Fi) SM-T580 - International Version (Bigger Internal Storage Than US Version)
Amazon logo
$179.95

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