Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0-inch

Display

Size

8.4 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

1600 x 2560 pixels
1536 x 2048 pixels

Pixel density

359 PPI
320 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

76.61 %
74.31 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

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

GPU

Mali-T628 MP6
Mali-T760 MP6

RAM

3GB
3GB

Internal storage

32GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)

Battery

Capacity

4900 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Autofocus

Video recording

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

Features

 
Digital image stabilization, Video sharing

Front

2.1 megapixels
2.1 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

8.38 x 4.94 x 0.26 inches (212.8 x 125.6 x 6.6 mm)
7.82 x 5.31 x 0.22 inches (198.6 x 134.8 x 5.6 mm)

Weight

10.51 oz (298 g)
the average is 20.7 oz (591 g)
9.59 oz (272 g)
the average is 20.7 oz (591 g)

Materials

 
Back: Metal

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, White
 

Phone functionality

Yes
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 20(800 DD)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

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

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
4.1

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

HDMI

Yes
 

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 
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