Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0-inch  vs A 10.1 

Released September, 2015

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0-inch

  • 8"
  • 64 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 6.0
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by TechRadar (May, 2012)
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Released June, 2016

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1

  • 10.1"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 6.0
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Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0-inch

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More cores Octa core vs Quad core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Significantly more storage capacity 64 GB vs 16 GB 4x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
Lighter 272 g vs 525 g Around 50% lighter
Significantly sharper screen 320 ppi vs 224 ppi Around 45% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
More RAM 3 GB vs 2 GB 50% more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Thinner 5.6 mm vs 8.2 mm More than 30% thinner
Higher resolution 2048 x 1536 vs 1920 x 1200 More than 35% higher resolution
Faster processor 1.9 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 20% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Smaller 134.8 x 198.6 x 5.6 mm vs 155.3 x 254.2 x 8.2 mm 2.2x smaller
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Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1

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Bigger screen 10.1" vs 8" More than 25% bigger screen
Newer Jun, 2016 vs Sep, 2015 Release date 9 months later

Features Key features of the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0-inch  vs A 10.1 

screen resolution

Galaxy Tab A 10.1
1920 x 1200

camera resolution

CPU Cores

CPU Frequency

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Galaxy Tab S2 8.0-inch  vs
A 10.1 
Size 8" 10.1"
Technology AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Resolution 2048 x 1536 1920 x 1200
PPI 320 ppi 224 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11ac
802.11n
802.11a
802.11g
802.11b
802.11
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth
Supports 3G Yes Yes

processor

Cores Octa core Quad core
Clock speed 1.9 GHz 1.6 GHz

form factor

Weight 272 g 525 g
Size 134.8 x 198.6 x 5.6 mm 155.3 x 254.2 x 8.2 mm
Thickness 5.6 mm 8.2 mm

storage

Galaxy Tab S2 8.0-inch  vs
A 10.1 
Internal storage 64 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 3 GB 2 GB
Supported card formats
SDXC
SDHC
SD
Maximum capacity 128 GB 200 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 8 MP 8 MP
Rear camera 2.1 MP 2 MP

sensors

Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a light sensor Yes No
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