Compare Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0

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Performance
2 GB RAM
Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Exynos 5433 - T710, T715 Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 - T719N
3 GB RAM
Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) - T710, T715 Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) - T719N
Display 9.7 inches
768 pixels
132 PPI Density
8 inches
1536 pixels
320 PPI Density
Camera 5 MP (Main)
2 MP (Front)
8 MP (Main)
2.1 MP (Front)
Battery 6000 mAh
Li-Ion
4000 mAh
Li-Ion
DisplayDisplay
Screen Size 9.7 inches 8 inches
Screen Resolution 768x1024 pixels 1536x2048 pixels
Pixel Density 132 PPI 320 PPI
Display Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
ChipsetChipset
Brand Samsung Samsung
Chipset Exynos 5433 - T710, T715 Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 - T719N
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Quad-core 1.9 GHz & quad-core 1.3 GHz - T710, T715
RAM 2 GB 3 GB
GPU Mali-T760 MP6 - T710, T715 Adreno 510 - T719N
CameraCamera
Rear Camera Resolution 5 MP 8 MP
Front Camera Resolution 2 MP 2.1 MP
Dual Camera
Video
Camera Features Autofocus, Geo-Tagging Autofocus
GeneralGeneral
Operating System Android Android
OS Version Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) - T710, T715 Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) - T719N
Weight 450 g 265 g
Dimensions 242.5 x 166.8 x 7.5 mm 198.6 x 134.8 x 5.6 mm
Thickness
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 16 GB 32 GB
Card Slot microSD, up to 128 G microSD, up to 128 G
Other 16GB storage, microSD card slot 32/64GB storage, microSD card slot
CommunicationCommunication
SIM Card Slots Single SIM Single SIM
SIM Card Type Micro-SIM Nano-SIM
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP v4.1, A2DP, LE
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)
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800)
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
GPRS
EDGE
Radio
BatteryBattery
Battery Capacity 6000 mAh 4000 mAh
Battery Type Li-Ion Li-Ion
Standby Time
Talk Time Up to 14 h 30 min (multimedia) (2G) / Up to 40 h (3G) Up to 27 h (3G)
Other FeaturesOther Features
Fingerprint Scanner
Waterproof
Sensors Accelerometer, compass Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Java No No
Other ANT+ support , MP4/H.264 player , MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player , Photo/video editor , Document viewer ANT+ support , MP4/H.264/WMV player , MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA/Flac player , Photo/video editor , Document editor
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