Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

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Display

Display size

8.0 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

800 x 1280 pixels
1600 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

189 ppi
288 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

67.81 %
78.07 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

8.45 x 5.02 x 0.39 inches (214.7 x 127.6 x 9.9 mm)
9.81 x 6.47 x 0.28 inches (249.3 x 164.3 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

14.78 oz (419 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)
17.04 oz (483 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass

Resistance

Water, Dust, Vibration, Temperature
 

IP certified

IP 68
 

MIL-STD-810 certified

Yes
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock

Features

Stylus
Stylus

Colors

Black
Black, Gray

Phone functionality

Yes
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP3
Adreno 540

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
64 GB

Maximum User Storage

9.8 GB
50.5 GB

Storage expansion

up to 256 GB
up to 400 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

4450 mAh
7300 mAh

Charging

 
Yes

Talk time (3G)

25.00 hours
the average is 51 h (3060 min)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

9 hours
 

LTE

11 hours
10 hours

Wi-Fi

11 hours
10 hours

Music playback

78.00 hours
195.00 hours

Video playback

11.00 hours
16.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
 

Data

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 3.1

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging
Mass storage device, Video out

HDMI

 
Yes

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Notification light, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode
Vibration

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM, Stereo
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 24, 2017
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMT395C link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.00 W/kg
 

Body

0.65 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.55 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charger, USB Type-C cable, User Manual And Warranty Card, S-Pen

MSRP price

$ 520
$ 650
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