Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7-inch

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Display

Size

8.4 inches
9.7 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1600 pixels,
359 PPI
2048 x 1536 pixels,
264 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

76.61 %
72.71 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

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

Hardware

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, 20 nm

GPU

Mali-T628 MP6
Mali-T760 MP6

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

32GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type

Tablet
Tablet

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
5870 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus)

Video recording

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

Features

 
EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2.1 MP
2.1 MP

Design

Dimensions

8.38 x 4.94 x 0.26 inches (212.8 x 125.6 x 6.6 mm)
9.34 x 6.65 x 0.22 inches (237.3 x 169 x 5.6 mm)

Weight

10.51 oz (298.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)
13.83 oz (392.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)

Materials

 
Back: Metal

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Touch sensitive control keys

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

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

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

MHL
Wireless screen share

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
Mass storage device, Charging

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

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
Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 16, 2014
Jun 05, 2015

FCC ID value: A3LSMT705 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMT715 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.19 W/kg
0.69 W/kg

Body

1.01 W/kg
1.08 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.56 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced

Jun 12, 2014
Jul 20, 2015
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