Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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Display

Display size

9.7 inches
9.7 inches

Resolution

768 x 1024 pixels
1536 x 2048 pixels

Pixel density

132 ppi
264 ppi

Technology

TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

71.98 %
72.71 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
HDR video support, Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm

Flash

 
LED

Video recording

1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD)

Front

2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

9.55 x 6.57 x 0.29 inches (242.6 x 166.9 x 7.4 mm)
9.34 x 6.65 x 0.24 inches (237.3 x 169 x 6 mm)

Weight

15.84 oz (449 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)
15.13 oz (429 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Gray, Blue, White
Black, Silver

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 306
Adreno 530

RAM

1.5 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
32 GB

Available to use

 
24 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI

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; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Battery

Capacity

6000 mAh
6000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Yes

Music playback

160.00 hours
 

Video playback

12.00 hours
12.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 300
$ 600
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