Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0-inch vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2019)

Display

Display size

8.0 inches
10.1 inches

Resolution

1536 x 2048 pixels
1200 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

320 ppi
224 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

74.31 %
80.80 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.0

Video recording

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

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2.1 megapixels
5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

7.82 x 5.31 x 0.22 inches (198.6 x 134.8 x 5.6 mm)
9.65 x 5.88 x 0.3 inches (245.1 x 149.4 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

9.59 oz (272 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)
16.54 oz (469 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

 
Black, Gold, Gray

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433
Samsung Exynos 7 7904

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP6
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

3 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data

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

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
6150 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Music playback

 
128.00 hours

Video playback

 
13.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

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

MSRP price

 
$ 330
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