Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020)

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Display

Size

10.5 inches
8.4 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
288 PPI
1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
270 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
TFT

Screen-to-body

78.07 %
80.91 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Samsung Exynos 7904

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Arm Cortex-A73 and Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

7300 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

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

Design

Dimensions

9.81 x 6.47 x 0.28 inches (249.3 x 164.3 x 7.1 mm)
7.95 x 4.93 x 0.28 inches (201.9 x 125.2 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

17.04 oz (483 g)
the average is 16.6 oz (475 g)
10.9 oz (309 g)
the average is 16.6 oz (475 g)

Materials

Back: Glass
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock
2D Face unlock

Features

Stylus
 

Colors

Black, Gray
Mocha

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD), 66(AWS-3)

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

 
LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
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; Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
 

HDMI

Yes
 

Sensors

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

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
ANT+

Shopping information

In The Box

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charger, USB Type-C cable, User Manual And Warranty Card, S-Pen
Charging block, USB-C cable, SIM eject tool, QuickStart Guide

MSRP

$ 650
$ 240
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