Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4

Announced:
Jun 12, 2014
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Display

Display size:

8.4 inches

Resolution:

1600 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density:

359 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

76.61 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Front:

2.1 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

8.38 x 4.94 x 0.26 inches (212.8 x 125.6 x 6.6 mm)

Weight:

10.51 oz (298 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (swipe)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Colors:

Black, White

Phone functionality:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

MHL

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420

Processor:

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A15 and ARM Cortex-A7

GPU:

Mali-T628 MP6

RAM:

3 GB

Internal storage:

32 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging, Video out

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

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

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

LTE, HSPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Battery

Capacity:

4900 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable

Talk time (3G):

29.00 hours
the average is 0 h (0 min)

Music playback:

80.00 hours

Video playback:

12.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

May 16, 2014

FCC ID value:

A3LSMT705 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.19 W/kg

Body:

1.01 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg

This device is also known as Samsung SM-T705, Samsung SM-T700

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4

SM-T700 Wi-Fi only

Differences from the main variant:

Weight:

10.37 oz (294 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)

MSRP price:

$ 399

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4

with 16 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

16 GB

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • High screen-to-body ratio (76.61 %)

Cons

No Cons

Description

The Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is a high-end product that uses Samsung’s latest octa-core Exynos 5420 SOC, while its Super AMOLED display has 1600 x 2560 pixels resolution. Android 4.4 KitKat, Magazine UX and 3GB of RAM are also among the features. Design-wise, the tablet borrows elements from Samsung's Galaxy S5 flagship smartphone.

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