Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

Display

Size

8.4 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1600 pixels,
359 PPI
2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
288 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

76.61 %
78.07 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A15 and ARM Cortex-A7
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-T628 MP6
Adreno 540

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

4900 mAh
7300 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

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

Features

 
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2.1 MP
8 MP

Design

Dimensions

8.38 x 4.94 x 0.26 inches (212.8 x 125.6 x 6.6 mm)
9.81 x 6.47 x 0.28 inches (249.3 x 164.3 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

10.51 oz (298 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (450 g)
17.04 oz (483 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (450 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Stylus

Colors

Black, White
Black, Gray

Phone functionality

Yes
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
 

SIM type

Micro SIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

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; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
Yes

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charger, USB Type-C cable, User Manual And Warranty Card, S-Pen

MSRP

 
$ 650
This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.
FCC OKs Cingular's purchase of AT&T Wireless