Compare Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7

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Performance Nvidia Tegra K1
2 GB RAM
Android v5.0 (Lollipop)

2 GB RAM
Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Display 8 inches
1200 x 1920 pixels
283 PPI Density
9.7 inches
768 x 1024 pixels
132 PPI Density
Camera 5 MP (Main)
5 MP (Front)
5 MP (Main)
2 MP (Front)
Battery 5200 mAh
mAh, Li-ion
6000 mAh
Li-Ion
DisplayDisplay
Screen Size 8 inches 9.7 inches
Screen Resolution 1200 x 1920 pixels 768x1024 pixels
Pixel Density 283 PPI 132 PPI
Display Type LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
ChipsetChipset
Brand nVidia Samsung
Chipset Nvidia Tegra K1
Processor Quad core, 2.2 GHz, Cortex A15 Quad-core 1.2 GHz
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
GPU NVIDIA GeForce ULP
CameraCamera
Rear Camera Resolution 5 MP 5 MP
Front Camera Resolution 5 MP 2 MP
Dual Camera
Video
Camera Features Autofocus Autofocus, Geo-Tagging
GeneralGeneral
Operating System Android Android
OS Version Android v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Weight 356 g 450 g
Dimensions 221 x 126 x 9.2 mm 242.5 x 166.8 x 7.5 mm
Thickness
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 16 GB 16 GB
Card Slot microSD, Up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 G
Other 16GB storage, microSD card slot Expandable Up to 128 GB 16GB storage, microSD card slot
CommunicationCommunication
SIM Card Slots Single SIM
SIM Card Type Micro-SIM
Bluetooth v4.0 v4.1, A2DP
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes
NFC
ConnectivityConnectivity
2G
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n/n 5GHz
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS
with Glonass
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
GPRS
EDGE
Radio
BatteryBattery
Battery Capacity 5200 mAh 6000 mAh
Battery Type mAh, Li-ion Li-Ion
Standby Time
Talk Time Up to 14 h 30 min (multimedia) (2G) / Up to 40 h (3G)
Other FeaturesOther Features
Fingerprint Scanner
Waterproof
Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope Accelerometer, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Java No
Other ANT+ support , MP4/H.264 player , MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player , Photo/video editor , Document viewer
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