Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7-inch vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

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Display

Size:

9.7 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution:

2048 x 1536 pixels, 264 PPI
2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio, 288 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

72.71 %
78.07 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor:

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Mali-T760 MP6
Adreno 540

RAM:

3GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
64GB, available to use: 50.5 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

5870 mAh
7300 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

2.1 MP
8 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

9.34 x 6.65 x 0.22 inches (237.3 x 169 x 5.6 mm)
9.81 x 6.47 x 0.28 inches (249.3 x 164.3 x 7.1 mm)

Weight:

13.83 oz (392.0 g)
17.04 oz (483.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Metal
Back: Glass

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys
Stylus

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

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

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

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

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

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; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Video out, Mass storage device

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
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:

$ 650

In The Box:

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charger, USB Type-C cable, User Manual And Warranty Card, S-Pen

Availability

Officially announced:

Jul 20, 2015
Aug 01, 2018
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