Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7-inch vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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Display

Display size

9.7 inches
9.7 inches

Resolution

1536 x 2048 pixels
1536 x 2048 pixels

Pixel density

264 ppi
264 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

72.71 %
72.71 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor
HDR video support, Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm

Flash

 
LED

Video recording

2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD)

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

2.1 megapixels
5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

9.34 x 6.65 x 0.22 inches (237.3 x 169 x 5.6 mm)
9.34 x 6.65 x 0.24 inches (237.3 x 169 x 6 mm)

Weight

13.83 oz (392 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)
15.13 oz (429 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Glass

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

 
Black, Silver

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP6
Adreno 530

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
24 GB

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
up to 256 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

5870 mAh
6000 mAh

Charging

 
Yes

Video playback

 
12.00 hours

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
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 3.1

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

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

 
$ 600
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