Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016)

Display

Display size

9.7 inches
10.1 inches

Resolution

768 x 1024 pixels
1200 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

132 ppi
224 ppi

Technology

TFT
Super PLS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

71.98 %
74.96 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9

Flash

 
LED

Video recording

1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Front

2 megapixels
2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

9.55 x 6.57 x 0.29 inches (242.6 x 166.9 x 7.4 mm)
10.01 x 6.11 x 0.32 inches (254.2 x 155.3 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

15.84 oz (449 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)
18.52 oz (525 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Gray, Blue, White
Black, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Loudspeaker
Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870

Processor

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 306
Mali-T830 MP2

RAM

1.5 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
16 GB

Available to use

 
10.5 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 200 GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (8.1 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
ANT+, 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

6000 mAh
7300 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Internet use

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

Music playback

160.00 hours
187.00 hours

Video playback

12.00 hours
13.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 300
 
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