Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

Display

Display size

10.1 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

1200 x 1920 pixels
1600 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

224 ppi
288 ppi

Technology

Super PLS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

74.96 %
78.07 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD)

Features

 
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

10.01 x 6.11 x 0.32 inches (254.2 x 155.3 x 8.2 mm)
9.81 x 6.47 x 0.28 inches (249.3 x 164.3 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

18.52 oz (525 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)
17.04 oz (483 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass

Biometrics

 
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Stylus

Colors

Black, White
Black, Gray

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
Adreno 540

RAM

2 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
64 GB

Available to use

10.5 GB
50.5 GB

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

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

HDMI

 
Yes

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 20
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

Battery

Capacity

7300 mAh
7300 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Yes

Internet use

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

Music playback

187.00 hours
195.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
16.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
Vibration

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP price

 
$ 650
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