Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5

Display

Display size

10.5 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

1600 x 2560 pixels
1200 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

288 ppi
216 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
TFT

Screen-to-body ratio

78.07 %
76.32 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

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

Features

Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

8 megapixels
5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

9.81 x 6.47 x 0.28 inches (249.3 x 164.3 x 7.1 mm)
10.24 x 6.34 x 0.31 inches (260 x 161.1 x 8 mm)

Weight

17.04 oz (483 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)
18.84 oz (534 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)

Materials

Back: Glass
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock
2D Face unlock

Features

Stylus
 

Colors

Black, Gray
Black, Gray, Blue

Phone functionality

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 506

RAM

4 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
32 GB

Available to use

50.5 GB
22.2 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

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; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
Mass storage device

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 66

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

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

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

7300 mAh
7300 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes
Yes

Talk time (3G)

 
51.00 hours
the average is 45 h (2700 min)

Internet use

LTE: 10 hours; Wi-Fi: 10 hours
3G: 14 hours; LTE: 15 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

195.00 hours
183.00 hours

Video playback

16.00 hours
15.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Vibration
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Aug 02, 2018

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMT595C link

Measured SAR

 
 

Body

 
1.26 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charger, USB Type-C cable, User Manual And Warranty Card, S-Pen
Quick Start Guide, Power Adapter, USB Type-C cable

MSRP price

$ 650
$ 450
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