Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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Display

Display size

10.5 inches
9.7 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1600 pixels
1536 x 2048 pixels

Pixel density

288 ppi
264 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

72.88 %
72.71 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
HDR video support, Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A15 and ARM Cortex-A7
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T628 MP6
Adreno 530

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

7900 mAh
6000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Autofocus

Video recording

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

Front

2.1 megapixels
5 megapixels

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 0.24 inches (237.3 x 169 x 6 mm)

Weight

16.47 oz (467 g)
the average is 21.2 oz (606 g)
15.13 oz (429 g)
the average is 21.2 oz (606 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, White
Black, Silver

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE
 

SIM type

Micro SIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

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, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
 

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 600
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