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Acer ICONIA TAB A501 Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch
Global Score
5.577.04
Basic Information
AcerSamsung
Android 3.2, 3.0Android 4.2.2
2011-03-222013-06-03
10.24 x 6.97 x 0.52 inches8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 inches
25.75 ounces11.25 ounces
$ 215.00 at Amazon$ 215.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
10.1 inches8 inches
1280 x 800 pixels 1280 x 800 pixels
LCDSuper Clear LCD
149 pixels per inch189 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
5.55.9
Performance
--Samsung Exynos 4 Dual chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1500 MHz) processor
1 GB RAM1,5 GB RAM
Yes GPUARM Mali-400 MP4 (Quad-Core 266 MHz) GPU
6.578.46
Storage
16 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC (up to 32 GB) external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slot
3.263.5
Camera
5.00 MP + 2.00 MP5.00 MP + 1.30 MP
--1280 x 720 (30 fps) (HD) video resolution
4.734.84
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
SIMSIM
5.19.1
Battery Life
3260mAh Li-Ion Battery4450mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
--42 hours talk time
3.765.12
Other Features
Bluetooth 2.1, EDRBluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparisson review

Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch has a score of 7.04, which is much better than Acer ICONIA TAB A501's 5.57 overall score. Both of these devices have Android OS, but Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch has 4.2.2 version and Acer ICONIA TAB A501 has Android 3.2. The Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch construction is incredibly newer, extremely lighter and a lot thinner than Acer ICONIA TAB A501.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch counts with a much better performing CPU than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, and although they both have a Dual-Core processor, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch also has an extra GPU and 512 MB more RAM memory. Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch has a little more vivid screen than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, because although it has a much smaller display, and they both have exactly the same 800 x 1280 resolution, the Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch also counts with more pixels per inch of screen.

Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch has just a bit more storage to install games and applications than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, and although they both have exactly the same internal storage, the Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch also has a slot for an external memory card that admits up to 64 GB. Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch counts with a much longer battery life than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, because it has a 4450mAh battery capacity instead of 3260mAh.

Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch takes a bit better photographs and videos than Acer ICONIA TAB A501. Both of them have a back camera with a 5 MP resolution.

Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch costs exactly the same than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, .