Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2018)

Display

Display size

10.5 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

1600 x 2560 pixels
800 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

288 ppi
189 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
TFT

Screen-to-body ratio

78.07 %
70.90 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2

Flash

LED
LED

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)
8.13 x 4.99 x 0.35 inches (206.5 x 126.7 x 8.9 mm)

Weight

17.04 oz (483 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

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock
 

Features

Stylus
 

Colors

Black, Gray
Black

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 308

RAM

4 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

50.5 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 400 GB
up to 400 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

7300 mAh
5000 mAh

Charging

Yes
 

Stand-by time

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

Internet use

 
 

LTE

10 hours
 

Wi-Fi

10 hours
 

Music playback

195.00 hours
136.00 hours

Video playback

16.00 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

5.0
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, Video out
Mass storage device

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Vibration
 

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

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charger, USB Type-C cable, User Manual And Warranty Card, S-Pen
Product safety warning, Brochure, Quick start guide, Power Adapter, microUSB cable, ejection pin

MSRP price

$ 650
$ 250
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