Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 12.2 vs TabPRO 10.1 vs TabPRO 8.4: specs comparison

Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 12.2 vs TabPRO 10.1 vs TabPRO 8.4: specs comparison
Samsung's new Galaxy TabPRO line of tablets is a fact - along with the new NotePRO, the company from South Korea unveiled a trio of other slates that will aim to deliver a satisfying user experience, but one that is not necessarily tied to that whole handwriting thing.

The Galaxy TabPRO 12.2, 10.1 and 8.4 models will undoubtedly be trying to reach as wide an audience as possible, but of course, we should keep in mind that that these are designed to be high-performance, high-profit offerings, so we can't really see them taking market share away from some of the more affordable products in the space, such as the Nexus 7 2013 or the Kindle Fire HDX. Meanwhile, whether or not these TabPROs will be able to compete with Apple's iPads in the premium segment remains to be seen.

But, no matter what destiny awaits the TabPRO line, we're sure that users would want to know one thing - exactly what are the differences between these three tablets... "Will I be getting anything more besides the larger screen if I opt for the 12.2" model?", "Am I buying an inferior device by selecting the smallest TabPRO?" - questions of this type are sure to haunt people in their dreams just before the purchase of a new tablet, so here's what we're going to do - below you can find a detailed specs comparison between all three Samsung Galaxy TabPRO variants - the 12.2", the 10.1" and the 8.4". Take a look at their specs and see exactly how they stack up against each other! (Spoiler: Everything seems identical besides the RAM, internal memory and battery capacities.)

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4

Display

Display size

12.2 inches
10.1 inches
8.4 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1600 pixels
2560 x 1600 pixels
1600 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

247 ppi
299 ppi
359 ppi

Technology

Super Clear LCD
Super Clear LCD
Super Clear LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

71.57 %
70.97 %
72.71 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216
16 777 216

Camera

Rear

Yes
Yes
Yes

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Autofocus
Autofocus

Flash

LED
LED
LED

Software Features

Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets
Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, HDR, Panorama
Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Self-timer, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, HDR, Panorama

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Recording format

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV
 
MPEG4, H.263, H.264, H.265, WMV

Features

 
Video calling
 

Front

2 megapixels
2 megapixels
2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

11.64 x 8.03 x 0.31 inches (295.6 x 204 x 7.95 mm)
9.57 x 6.75 x 0.29 inches (243.1 x 171.4 x 7.3 mm)
8.62 x 5.06 x 0.28 inches (219 x 128.5 x 7.2 mm)

Weight

26.10 oz (740 g)
the average is 22.7 oz (649 g)
16.54 oz (469 g)
the average is 22.7 oz (649 g)
11.82 oz (335 g)
the average is 22.7 oz (649 g)

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974

Processor

Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400
Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400
Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 330
Adreno 330

RAM

3 GB LPDDR3
2 GB LPDDR3
2 GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

64 GB
32 GB
16 GB

Storage expansion

 
 
 

Slot Type

microSD, microSDHC
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
microSD, microSDHC

OS

Android (4.4)
Android (4.4)
Android (4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

9500 mAh
8220 mAh
4800 mAh

Talk time (3G)

 
 
25.00 hours
the average is 51 h (3060 min)

Music playback

 
147.00 hours
120.00 hours

Video playback

 
10.00 hours
12.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 8, 3, 1, 7
 
Bands 20, 5, 8, 3, 1, 7

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share, MHL, TV-out
MHL

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6 Comments

1. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Why not make a logical comparison for once, PA ! Nexus 7 vs tab pro 8.4 vs iPad mini !!!!

2. deepblack

Posts: 50; Member since: Oct 09, 2013

I agree. There is no point making comparison 12.2 tablets with 10 inches ipad since Samsung already has 2 brand new 10 inch tablets(note 2014, tab pro). I know the reason why i-phonearena doesn't make comparison among 7-8 inches tablets because ipad mini retina has lower specs than tab pro 8.4 in every aspects.

3. deepblack

Posts: 50; Member since: Oct 09, 2013

Galaxy tab pro 8.4 vs G pad 8.3 vs ipad mini retina thickness 7.2mm 8.3mm 7.5mm weight 336g 338g 341g screen size 8.4inches 8.3inches 7.9inches resolution 2560X1600 1920X1200 2048X1536 DPI 359ppi 273ppi 324ppi AP snapdragon800 snapdragon600 A7 ram 2GB 2GB 1GB Back camera 800megapixels 500megapixels 500megapixels Front camera 200megapixels 130megapixels 120megapixels external SD o o x LTE o x o OS android 4.4 android 4.2.2 iOS7 Price unknown $350 $399

5. ardent1

Posts: 2000; Member since: Apr 16, 2011

deeplblack, it's common knowledge that the A7 is the industry leading 64-bit processor in the tablet space. I understand in your eyes, it isn't go enough against the current snapdragons.

4. ardent1

Posts: 2000; Member since: Apr 16, 2011

Yup, those lower specs are causing people to avoid the iPad Mini .... NOT! You can't compare the iPad Mini to the Nexus 7 because the iPad Mini has about a 30% LARGER display area and despite the larger display, the Mini also outlast the Nexus 7 in high-drainage battery tests. Here is the sad truth: people aren't buying Samung tablets like the Apple tablets. You look at the customer satisfaction numbers, the independent reviews, etc. and those "supposedly better specs" at Samsung aren't showing up in a convinving manner in these independent reviews. Customer satisfaction IS THE MOST IMPORTANT spec.

6. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Samsungs new UI is clearly based off Microsoft Tiles based OS, this magazine UI is Tiled based.

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