Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Which is Best?

Before the buy of Samsung Galaxy Note 8, you must know comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 specifications. The complete features, specifications, and price details regarding the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 are explained in my previous article.

Comparison Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 specs

I am going to compare Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 specs. Before that, you must take an overview of Galaxy Note 8 features and specifications. It is given below-

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is powered by Android 4.2 Jelly Beans and runs on a 1.6 GHz quad-core processor, has a 2 GB RAM and comes with 16/32 GB (optional) internal memory that can be further expanded up to 32 GB using microSD card. It is quite better than Samsung Tab 2 in terms of OS, processor, RAM and Internal storage as well.

While on other hand Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 is powered by 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich and runs on a 1.0 GHz dual-core processor with 1 GB RAM and optional internal memory 8/16/32 GB which can be further expanded by 32 GB using a microSD card.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has an 8-inch capacitive touch screen, display with 1280×800 pixels resolution whereas, the screen size of Tab 2 is 7 inch with Multi-touch capacitive touch screen, having a display of 1024×600 pixels resolution. Tab 2 is capable of 16M Display colors.

Galaxy Note 8 has a 5 MP rear camera and 1.3 MP front-facing camera for video calling. While you can capture an image from Tab 2 using a 3.15 MP rear camera and .3 MP front-facing VGA camera.

One side Galaxy Note 8 is powered by 4600 mAh battery while Tab 2 has the support of a 4000 mAh battery which provide stand by time up to 800 hrs (2G)/ up to 800 hrs (3G) and talk time up to 30 hrs (2G)/ up to 20 hrs (3G).

For connectivity suite Galaxy Note 8 includes Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, 3G, 2.0 High-Speed USB support, and MicroSD slot with 3.5mm audio jack but in the case of Galaxy Tab 2, it includes Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi, 2G, 3G, USB v2.0, GPRS, EDGE and much more. There is a slot of microSD Card and a 3.5mm audio jack.

Galaxy Tab 2 was released in April 2012 but Galaxy Note 8 is expected to announce at MWC 2013 in February. The market cost of Tab 2 is Rs. 18, 299 while cost of Note 8 has not disclosed.

Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 specs

The overview of key specifications and comparison is given below-


Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2


Official name

GALAXY Note 8.0

GALAXY Tab 2.0



Not Available

Available, Released 2012


Operating System

Android version: 4.2 Jelly Bean

Android version 4.0.3 (ICS)



211.3×136.3×7.95 mm

193.7×122.4×10.5 mm



4600 mAh

4000 mAh


Display screen

8 inch

7 inch



1280×800 pixels

1024×600 pixels


Touch screen

TFT (Super Clear LCD)

Capacitive Touch Screen














Rear Camera

5 Mega pixels

3.15 Mega pixels



1.6 GHz quad-core processor

1 GHz dual-core processor


Internal Memory

16/32 GB

8/16/32 GB


Expandable Memory


Front Camera

1.3 Mega pixels

0.3 Mega pixels (VGA)







Yes, 4.0

Yes, 3.0



2 GB

1 GB






USB connectivity





330 gram

345 gram



Not known

Rs.18, 299


Which tablet to buy- Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy Tab 2?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is better than Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 in terms of features and specifications. The price of the tablet is expected to more than the Tab 2. I suggest buyers to choose Samsung Galaxy Note 8. In order to work as Galaxy Note 8, you can even use it with 8 inch wireless keyboard.

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