Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2018)

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Display

Display size

9.7 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

1536 x 2048 pixels
800 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

264 ppi
189 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
TFT

Screen-to-body ratio

72.71 %
70.90 %

Features

HDR video support, Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm
Aperture size: F2.2

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Front

5 megapixels
5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

9.34 x 6.65 x 0.24 inches (237.3 x 169 x 6 mm)
8.13 x 4.99 x 0.35 inches (206.5 x 126.7 x 8.9 mm)

Weight

15.13 oz (429 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)
12.64 oz (358 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)

Materials

Back: Glass
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

Features

Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Silver
Black

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917

Processor

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 308

RAM

4 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

24 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 256 GB
up to 400 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat)
Android (8.1 Oreo), Samsung Experience UI

Battery

Capacity

6000 mAh
5000 mAh

Charging

Yes
 

Stand-by time

 
23.3 days (559 hours)
the average is 23 days (559 h)

Music playback

 
136.00 hours

Video playback

12.00 hours
13.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

 
LTE, HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 3.1
USB 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
microUSB

Features

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

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Product safety warning, Brochure, Quick start guide, Power Adapter, microUSB cable, ejection pin

MSRP price

$ 600
$ 250
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