Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e

Display

Size

10.5 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

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

Technology

TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

76.32 %
81.50 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor

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

3GB
4GB

Internal storage

32GB
128GB

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

Battery

Capacity

7300 mAh
7040 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Fast charging
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP
13 MP

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor
PDAF

Video recording

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

Features

 
Hyperlapse

Front

5 MP
8 MP

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 15 oz (427 g)
14.11 oz (400 g)
the average is 15 oz (427 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Gray, Blue
Black, Gold, Silver

Phone functionality

Yes
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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 38(2600), 40(2300)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

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
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging, Headphones port

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP

$ 450
$ 480
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