Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0-inch vs Huawei MediaPad M5 8

Display

Size

8.0 inches
8.4 inches

Resolution

2048 x 1536 pixels,
320 PPI
2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
359 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

74.31 %
77.17 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433
HiSilicon Kirin 960

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP6
Mali-G71 MP8

RAM

3GB
4GB

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
5100 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP
13 MP

Features

Autofocus
PDAF

Video recording

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

Features

EIS, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2.1 MP
8 MP

Design

Dimensions

7.82 x 5.31 x 0.22 inches (198.6 x 134.8 x 5.6 mm)
8.37 x 4.91 x 0.29 inches (212.6 x 124.8 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

9.59 oz (272 g)
the average is 15.1 oz (430 g)
11.15 oz (316 g)
the average is 15.1 oz (430 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Metal

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Notification light

Colors

 
Gold, Gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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
 

Data Speed

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

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Mass storage device, Charging, Headphones port

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

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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