Product Comparison: Texas Instruments TI-82 Advanced vs Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus

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General Specifications
Texas Instruments
Texas Instruments
TI-82 Advanced
About the Product
The restyled TI-82 advanced offers set of graphing tools for mathematics and science coursework. The TI-82 is the predecessor to the upgradeable TI-83 Plus.
The TI-84 Plus graphing calculator is ideal for high school math and science. Its MathPrint™ feature engages students by enabling them to enter fractions and equations in proper notation so they see it on the display exactly as it’s printed in text and on the board.
Size & Weight
7.3 in.
7.79 in.
3.5 in.
6.06 in.
1.02 in.
1.34 in.
3.84 oz.
10.23 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Texas Instruments TI-82 Advanced Graphing Calculator
  • Small enough to fit in my pocket.
  • Great size it fits in my pencil bag.
  • The size is perfect.
  • Small size, lightweight and can fit in a pocket.
  • This little calculator is very compact and works like a charm!
Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Graphics Calculator
  • Very light weight but not to the point that it feels fragile.
  • Amazing size, comfortable in the hand and nice to use.
  • It is easy to carry with you because it does not weigh too much.
  • Finally the colour scheme and font type and size is difficult to read: Colours need to reflect light, not absorb it and font sizes should be larger.
  • Its size does not allow it to be a highly portable pocket unit but it is not designed for that anyways.
Display Type
Display Size
96 x 64 pixels
96 x 64 pixels
Touch Screen
What customers say about "Display"
Texas Instruments TI-82 Advanced Graphing Calculator
  • The large keys and angled screen are easy to read.
  • Screen are easier to see and use then my older model.
  • Easy to read screen, works great.
  • The keys are easy to push; the screen is easy to read.
  • Screen is big and easy to view.
Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Graphics Calculator
  • It has a nice size display and big tactile buttons. Make sure to read the instructions and play with it otherwise you won't be able to perform certain operations.
  • The display is clearer to follow due to the usage of modified symbols and text sizes, and the scrollback feature to grab prior results or formulas is a must-have.
  • The calculator is very good for scientific work. I like the large display.
  • Calculator with small, low resolution black and white screen and a fraction of processing power of today's phones, music players, tablets etc.
  • My only complaint is how hard it is to read the screen in low lighting, but that's expected with the kind of display this product uses.
32 KB
24 KB
PC Connectivity
Battery Type
4 x AAA Batteries
4 x AAA Batteries
Pre-Loaded Applications
Statistics, Solver application, MathPrint, Graphing, Program, Financial calculation, Split Screen
Cabri™ Jr. App, Catalog Help, Conic Graphing, inequality graphing, LearningCheck™, Probability Simulation, Science Tools, StudyCards™, Topics in Algebra 1, Transformation Graphing, Vernier EasyData
Ergonomic design, Easy to read, 8-line by 16-character display
8-line by 16-character display, Impact-resistant slide case, TI Connectivity Cable included, Supports TI-Basic and ASM programming, App SDK available, TI-SmartView™
Internal Memory
0.48 MB
What customers say about "Features"
Texas Instruments TI-82 Advanced Graphing Calculator
  • Perfect, simple function calculator.
  • Good buy, lots of programs.
  • Multi function calculator ideal for going to high school, easy to use.
  • Super product easy to use programmable and with special review function.
  • Very good calculator, it is very easy to use. Great battery life.
Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Graphics Calculator
  • This calculator has made my work so much easier. It is a little big in size but does an awesome job and more. Highly recommend it.
  • Its memory is also useful for making very precise calculations.
  • I think its memory functions are what make it so useful. I may have a few equations that I use all the time during a semester.
  • We have not downloaded any apps yet but they look very useful. The amount of ram and archive memory is nice too.
  • There is a tiny battery in the calculator. I thought it was a back-up battery in case the main batteries went out but looked a little too small for any kind of real work.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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