Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

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Display

Display size

6.3 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels
1600 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

522 ppi
288 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

82.98 %
78.07 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
 

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus
 

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
 

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD)

Features

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches (162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm)
9.81 x 6.47 x 0.28 inches (249.3 x 164.3 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

6.88 oz (195 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
17.04 oz (483 g)
the average is 19.9 oz (568 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock

Features

Notification light, Stylus
Stylus

Colors

Black, Gray
Black, Gray

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink, SlimPort
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 540

RAM

6 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

Available to use

53 GB
50.5 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung Experience UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

USB OTG, Video out
Mass storage device, Video out

HDMI

 
Yes

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

NFC, ANT+
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
7300 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Yes

Talk time

22.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)
 

Internet use

3G: 12 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours
LTE: 10 hours; Wi-Fi: 10 hours

Music playback

74.00 hours
195.00 hours

Video playback

16.00 hours
16.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

 
Vibration

Other features

 
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 28, 2017
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMN950U link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.70 W/kg
 

Body

0.14 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.36 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charger, USB Type-C cable, User Manual And Warranty Card, S-Pen

MSRP price

$ 930
$ 650
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