Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2019)

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Display

Display size

8.4 inches
10.1 inches

Resolution

1600 x 2560 pixels
1200 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

359 ppi
224 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

76.61 %
80.80 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.0

Flash

LED
 

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

 
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2.1 megapixels
5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

8.38 x 4.94 x 0.26 inches (212.8 x 125.6 x 6.6 mm)
9.65 x 5.88 x 0.3 inches (245.1 x 149.4 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

10.51 oz (298 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)
16.54 oz (469 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
 

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, White
Black, Gold, Gray

Phone functionality

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

MHL
Wireless screen share

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
Samsung Exynos 7 7904

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A15 and ARM Cortex-A7
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T628 MP6
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

3 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

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; Wi-Fi Direct

USB

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

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
 

SIM type

Micro SIM
 

Battery

Capacity

4900 mAh
6150 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Talk time (3G)

29.00 hours
the average is 0 h (0 min)
 

Music playback

80.00 hours
128.00 hours

Video playback

12.00 hours
13.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

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

MSRP price

 
$ 330
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