Product Comparison: Samsung Galaxy Tab A (SM-T580) vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD 10

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General Specifications
Galaxy Tab A (SM-T580)
Kindle Fire HD 10
About the Product
Sleek, stylish, attractive design Powerful performance with a 1.6 GHz octa-core processor 8 megapixel main camera with autofocus and flash. Kindermodus 4.0 allows your children to learn digital literacy. Thanks to plenty of room for painting or versatile sound effects, the fun is not too short.
Fire HD 10 features a brilliant 10.1” 1080p Full HD display (1920 x 1200) with over 2 million pixels (224 ppi). Enjoy widescreen movies, videos and games with wide viewing angles, less glare and more brightness thanks to a stunning IPS (in-plane-switching) LCD display.
Key Specs
Screen Size
10.1 in.
10.1 in.
Storage Capacity
16 GB
32 GB
Internet Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Samsung Galaxy Tab A (SM-T580) 10.1-Inch Android 6.0 Tablet
  • This tablet is a very good deal and works well. only thing I could say bad is it only has 16GB of storage but that's probably why such a good deal but u can always add a Mini SD in these to add more. I put a 32GB one in it.
  • I love the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1. I put my other one in a safe place. So safe I can't find it. The new tab A has a more elongated screen. I think it's a good thing for watching videos
  • This tablet ended up being the perfect size, I can bring it to class easily, and the expansion capabilities on it are very impressive.
  • Always liked Samsung and this is no exception. Fast, reliable with a great display and memory options [up to 200gb micro sd card].
  • Great tablet with good performance and screen.
Amazon Kindle Fire HD 10 Tablet, 1080p Full HD Display, 32 GB, Black—with Special Offers
  • I have a good connection, (fibre broadband) a decent screen refresh time, and the opportunity to access a great deal more if I want to, including the Prime benefits.
  • This is a very good tablet, long charge life, good screen and a lot of storage capacity.
  • I love the size of it and the storage capacity, Alexa is a bonusxxxx.
  • I am very pleased and the storage capacity has been excellent for my needs.
  • The Fire HD comes with the ability to increase the storage capacity substantially via a memory card and I think that was the main selling point in relation to the size.
Size & Weight
10 in.
10.3 in.
6.1 in.
6.2 in.
0.32 in.
0.38 in.
18.6 oz.
17.6 oz.
Display Type
Screen Resolution
1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200
Pixel Density
224 ppi
224 ppi
What customers say about "Display"
Samsung Galaxy Tab A (SM-T580) 10.1-Inch Android 6.0 Tablet
  • Brought this 2 months ago and it has been excellent. Color is sharp and it is very fast.
  • The display is vibrant and crisp at 1920x1220.
  • A crystal clear, brilliant display. Easy configuration and file transfer.
  • Something wrong with it screen goes black and not very touchy when trying to turn it off.
  • Display is not fully laminated to the glass.
Amazon Kindle Fire HD 10 Tablet, 1080p Full HD Display, 32 GB, Black—with Special Offers
  • The HD Video is excellent and I get good clear images on both Prime Video and Netflix.
  • The Kindle Fire HD10 has an excellent 1920 x 1200 HD screen with super picture quality for watching movies, YouTube etc.
  • Screen quality and speed of operation compare very well with my much more expensive iPad Pro 10.5.
  • This Fire is so easy to use I can see my laptop becoming redundant. The screen resolution and picture is amazing.
  • The quality of the screen is excellent, bright and good resolution. The unit also feels robust.
Front-Facing Camera
2 MP
0.3 MP
Rear-Facing Camera
8 MP
2 MP
Processor Model
Exynos 7870
Quad Core CPU
Number of Cores
Processor Speed
1.6 GHz
1.8 GHz
What customers say about "Processor"
Samsung Galaxy Tab A (SM-T580) 10.1-Inch Android 6.0 Tablet
  • Gets VERY SLOW after 4 months of my use (note that i don't install much apps, only use it for social media and Netflix).
  • I have experienced a few lags but I think that's us getting to understand each other, outside of that, really fast processing
  • I'm impressed how fast the processor is on this tablet compared to my old tablet. I've had this tablet for almost 2 months, use it everyday, and have not encountered any problems with it.
  • Very fast processor, great price and easily syncs with my Samsung products.
  • This processor Exynoss has a excellent performance, great tablet, fast and beutifull display.
Amazon Kindle Fire HD 10 Tablet, 1080p Full HD Display, 32 GB, Black—with Special Offers
  • The new processor is much quicker than the previous version. It's very good for browsing the web.
  • The processor speed is great and for surfing the web it does everything you’ll need.
  • Great tablet processor very quick and easy to navigate. Would still like it to be BT compatible but not the end of the world
  • Processor kinda weak, close all the background app for avoid problems.
  • Thing is the underlying version of Android is ancient. And processor is slow. Tablets have moved on as have requirements and this tablet cannot cope.
Operating System
Android 6.0
Maximum Usage Time
13 hours
10 hours
Water Resistant
Stream Content to Samsung Smart TV, Ambient light sensor, Multi window, Kid-friendly
Access your entertainment across all devices, Share content with Family Library, Over 2 million songs included with Amazon Music, Prime photos, No Wi-Fi, no problem — prime video downloads, Unlimited reading with your Fire tablet, Try Prime free for a month
What customers say about "Features"
Samsung Galaxy Tab A (SM-T580) 10.1-Inch Android 6.0 Tablet
  • One of the things the make me very happy is the long battery life.
  • My old tablet gave out completely so I purchased this tablet because it was similar. I am happy with it especially because the battery life is much longer and it is faster.
  • Two bottom firing speakers only (easily covered by hands when holding in landscape mode).
  • The charger gets dangerously hot. I only used twice and stopped using after I discovered there was an issue.
  • The Operating System should be upgradeable. You shouldn't have to purchase a new piece of hardware in order to take advantage of the Android operating systems available.
Amazon Kindle Fire HD 10 Tablet, 1080p Full HD Display, 32 GB, Black—with Special Offers
  • The battery is OK but nothing special so be prepared to have to charge it frequently depending on use.
  • So far I have had no issues with WiFI connectivity or video quality when streaming.
  • The tablet’s operating system is slick and fast to use and the presentation looks great as you scroll through the various themed pages.
  • The speakers are good enough for me, and the sound is fine.
  • I liked the Alexa function to turn apps off and on and the picture quality is great for watching films in bed.
NFC Technology
Charging Interface
Micro USB
Micro USB
Included With Unit
USB Power Adapter, USB Cable
External volume controls, Stereo headphones, microphone, USB Cable, Adapter
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
183.28 $

Price History

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