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

Display

Display size

8.0 inches
8.4 inches

Resolution

1536 x 2048 pixels
1600 x 2560 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
16:10

Pixel density

320 ppi
359 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

74.31 %
77.17 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2

Software Features

Face detection, Self-timer, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, HDR, Panorama, Effects
Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2.1 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

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 19.9 oz (568 g)
11.15 oz (316 g)
the average is 19.9 oz (568 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Metal

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Notification light

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
 

Colors

 
Gold, Gray

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

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

3 GB LPDDR3
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type

Tablet
Tablet

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Profiles/ Protocols

 
Headset (HSP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Charging connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Location

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

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
 

Data

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

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
 

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

Global Roaming

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
5100 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Yes

Internet browsing

Browser

Chrome
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
 

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
 

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
Haptic feedback

Phonebook

 
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator

Messaging

 
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 05, 2015
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMT715 link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.69 W/kg
 

Body

1.08 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
9V 2A travel charger, Type-C charging/data cable, USB Type-C to 3.5mm headset jack adapter cable

Availability

Officially announced

Jul 20, 2015
Feb 25, 2018
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