Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7-inch

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Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

10.4 inches
8.7 inches
9.7 inches

Resolution:

2000 x 1200 pixels, 5:3 ratio, 224 PPI
1340 x 800 pixels, 5:3 ratio, 179 PPI
2048 x 1536 pixels, 264 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

78.94 %
81.06 %
72.71 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor
60Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115
Mediatek Helio P22T MT8768T
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm

GPU:

Adreno 610
PowerVR GE8320
Mali-T760 MP6

RAM:

3GB
3GB
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

32GB, available to use: 19.5 GB
32GB
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1024 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (10)
Android (11)
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)

Battery

Capacity:

7040 mAh
5100 mAh
5870 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging
Fast charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus)
8 MP (Autofocus)
8 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)

Features:

EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

5 MP
2 MP
2.1 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

9.75 x 6.20 x 0.28 inches (247.6 x 157.4 x 7 mm)
8.37 x 4.91 x 0.31 inches (212.5 x 124.7 x 8.0 mm)
9.34 x 6.65 x 0.22 inches (237.3 x 169 x 5.6 mm)

Weight:

16.79 oz (476.0 g)
12.91 oz (366.0 g)
13.83 oz (392.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Metal; Frame: Metal
Back: Metal

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Dark gray, Silver, Gold
Grey, Silver

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 20(800 DD)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers
Loudspeaker

Features:

Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
4.1

Wi-Fi:

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

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

Features:

Charging
Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

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

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 05, 2015

FCC ID value:

A3LSMT715

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.69 W/kg

Body:

1.08 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 230 / € 223
$ 160

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy Tab A7 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 08, 2020
May 27, 2021
Jul 20, 2015
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