Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7-inch

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Display

Size:

10.5 inches
9.7 inches

Resolution:

1600 x 2560 pixels, 288 PPI
2048 x 1536 pixels, 264 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

72.88 %
72.71 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433

Processor:

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A15 and ARM Cortex-A7
Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm

GPU:

Mali-T628 MP6
Mali-T760 MP6

RAM:

3GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

32GB
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2)
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)

Battery

Capacity:

7900 mAh
5870 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus)

Video recording:

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

Features:

EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

2.1 MP
2.1 MP

Design

Dimensions:

9.74 x 6.98 x 0.26 inches (247.3 x 177.3 x 6.6 mm)
9.34 x 6.65 x 0.22 inches (237.3 x 169 x 5.6 mm)

Weight:

16.47 oz (467.0 g)
13.83 oz (392.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Metal

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (swipe)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys
Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900)
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)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

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

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

MHL
Wireless screen share

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.1

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging, Video out
Mass storage device, Charging

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode
Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording
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

Availability

Officially announced:

Jun 12, 2014
Jul 20, 2015
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