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

Display

Display size

10.1 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

1200 x 1920 pixels
1200 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

224 ppi
216 ppi

Technology

Super PLS LCD
TFT

Screen-to-body ratio

74.96 %
76.32 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Front

2 megapixels
5 megapixels

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 20.4 oz (582 g)
18.84 oz (534 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, White
Black, Gray, Blue

Phone functionality

 
Yes

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

2 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

10.5 GB
22.2 GB

Storage expansion

up to 200 GB
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

Charging

 
Yes

Talk time (3G)

 
51.00 hours
the average is 51 h (3060 min)

Internet use

 
 

3G

12 hours
14 hours

LTE

13 hours
15 hours

Wi-Fi

13 hours
15 hours

Music playback

187.00 hours
183.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
15.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 20
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40
Bands 38, 40

UMTS

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

GSM

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

Data

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

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Aug 02, 2018

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMT595C link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Body

 
1.26 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP price

 
$ 450
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