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

Display

Size

10.1 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1200 pixels,
224 PPI
2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
288 PPI

Technology

Super PLS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

74.96 %
78.07 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

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

2GB
4GB

Internal storage

16GB
64GB

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)
13 MP (PDAF, 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

Video recording

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

Features

 
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 MP
8 MP

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 15.7 oz (448 g)
17.04 oz (483 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (448 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass

Biometrics

 
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Stylus

Colors

Black, White
Black, Gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 9(1800), 20(800 DD)
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40(2300)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

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

SIM type

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
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
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Video out, Charging

HDMI

 
Yes

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

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

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

 
$ 650
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