Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e

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Display

Display size

10.5 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

1200 x 1920 pixels
1600 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

216 ppi
288 ppi

Technology

TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

76.32 %
81.50 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

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

Features

 
Hyperlapse

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Autofocus

Design

Dimensions

10.24 x 6.34 x 0.31 inches (260 x 161.1 x 8 mm)
9.65 x 6.30 x 0.22 inches (245 x 160 x 5.5 mm)

Weight

18.84 oz (534 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)
14.11 oz (400 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Gray, Blue
 

Colors

 
Black, Gold, Silver

Phone functionality

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

 
Yes

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor

Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A75 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 506
Adreno 615

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB

Available to use

22.2 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data

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
 

Battery

Capacity

7300 mAh
7040 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes
Fast charging

Talk time (3G)

51.00 hours
the average is 45 h (2700 min)
 

Internet use

3G: 14 hours; LTE: 15 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours
 

Music playback

183.00 hours
161.00 hours

Video playback

15.00 hours
14.50 hours

Phone features

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 02, 2018
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMT595C link
 

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
$ 480
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