Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 vs Huawei MediaPad M5 8

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Display

Display size

8.4 inches
8.4 inches

Resolution

1600 x 2560 pixels
1600 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

359 ppi
359 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

76.61 %
77.17 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2

Flash

LED
 

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
Yes

Features

 
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2.1 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

8.38 x 4.94 x 0.26 inches (212.8 x 125.6 x 6.6 mm)
8.37 x 4.91 x 0.29 inches (212.6 x 124.8 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

10.51 oz (298 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)
11.15 oz (316 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)

Materials

 
Back: Metal

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, White
Gold, Gray

Phone functionality

Yes
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
HiSilicon Kirin 960

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A15 and ARM Cortex-A7
Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

Mali-T628 MP6
Mali-G71 MP8

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
up to 256 GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

4900 mAh
5100 mAh

Charging

 
Yes

Talk time (3G)

29.00 hours
the average is 51 h (3060 min)
 

Music playback

80.00 hours
 

Video playback

12.00 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
 

Data

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
 

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
Yes

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
Notification light, Haptic feedback

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

MHL
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
USB Type-C (reversible)

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 16, 2014
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMT705 link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.19 W/kg
 

Body

1.01 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.56 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
9V 2A travel charger, Type-C charging/data cable, USB Type-C to 3.5mm headset jack adapter cable
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