Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7-inch vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016)

Display

Display size

9.7 inches
10.1 inches

Resolution

1536 x 2048 pixels
1200 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

264 ppi
224 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super PLS LCD

Screen-to-body

72.71 %
74.96 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP6
Mali-T830 MP2

RAM

3 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
16 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 200 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

5870 mAh
7300 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Autofocus
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Video recording

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

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

2.1 megapixels
2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

9.34 x 6.65 x 0.22 inches (237.3 x 169 x 5.6 mm)
10.01 x 6.11 x 0.32 inches (254.2 x 155.3 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

13.83 oz (392 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (587 g)
18.52 oz (525 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (587 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

 
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

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

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

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording
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