Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5

Display

Size

10.1 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1200 pixels,
224 PPI
1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
216 PPI

Technology

Super PLS LCD
TFT

Screen-to-body

74.96 %
76.32 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450

Processor

Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
Adreno 506

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

16GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

OS

Android (8.1 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

7300 mAh
7300 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Front

2 MP
5 MP

Design

Dimensions

10.01 x 6.11 x 0.32 inches (254.2 x 155.3 x 8.2 mm)
10.24 x 6.34 x 0.31 inches (260 x 161.1 x 8 mm)

Weight

18.52 oz (525 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (450 g)
18.84 oz (534 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (450 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, White
Black, Gray, Blue

Phone functionality

 
Yes

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 9(1800), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40(2300)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Quick Start Guide, Power Adapter, USB Type-C cable

MSRP

 
$ 450
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