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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 %

Colors

16 777 216
 

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

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 LPDDR3
4 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Available to use

 
24 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type

Tablet
Tablet

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

Music playback

132.00 hours
 

Video playback

12.00 hours
12.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Autofocus

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

Digital image stabilization, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, ISO control, Burst mode, HDR, Scenes, Effects
HDR, Face detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Recording format

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV
 

Front

2.1 megapixels
5 megapixels

Video capture

 
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

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 20.6 oz (587 g)
15.13 oz (429 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (587 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
 

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE
 

SIM type

Micro SIM
 

Global Roaming

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

MHL
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
 

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, OGG
 

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Host Interface Device Profile, Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

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
 

Location

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

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

Internet browsing

Browser

Chrome
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
 

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
 

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, Notes
 

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
 

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 600

Availability

Officially announced

Jun 12, 2014
Feb 26, 2017
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