Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0-inch vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016)

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Display

Size:

8.0 inches
10.4 inches
10.1 inches

Resolution:

2048 x 1536 pixels, 320 PPI
2000 x 1200 pixels, 5:3 ratio, 224 PPI
1920 x 1200 pixels, 224 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD
Super PLS LCD

Screen-to-body:

74.31 %
78.94 %
74.96 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870

Processor:

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Mali-T760 MP6
Adreno 610
Mali-T830 MP2

RAM:

3GB LPDDR3
3GB
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

64GB
32GB, available to use: 19.5 GB
16GB, available to use: 10.5 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB
microSDXC up to 200 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (10)
Android (8.1 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
7040 mAh
7300 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9

Video recording:

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

Features:

EIS, Video sharing

Front:

2.1 MP
5 MP
2 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

7.82 x 5.31 x 0.22 inches (198.6 x 134.8 x 5.6 mm)
9.75 x 6.20 x 0.28 inches (247.6 x 157.4 x 7 mm)
10.01 x 6.11 x 0.32 inches (254.2 x 155.3 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

9.59 oz (272.0 g)
16.79 oz (476.0 g)
18.52 oz (525.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Metal

Biometrics:

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:

Dark gray, Silver, Gold
Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 9(1800), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 40(2300)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers
Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1
5.0
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
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 05, 2015

FCC ID value:

A3LSMT715 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.69 W/kg

Body:

1.08 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 230 / € 223

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy Tab A7 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

Availability

Officially announced:

Jul 20, 2015
Oct 08, 2020
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