• Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A & S Pen

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A & S Pen

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced March 2015 July 2015 July 2015
Status Available - May 2015 Coming Soon - August 2015 Coming Soon - July 2015
Price Rs. 12,270 ($179.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 23,855 ($349.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 20,100 ($299.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black/Silver White, black Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 242.5 x 166.8 x 7.5 mm
(9.55 x 6.57 x 0.3 in)
237.3 x 169 x 5.6 mm
(9.34 x 6.65 x 0.22 in)
242.5 x 166.8 x 7.5 mm
(9.55 x 6.57 x 0.3 in)
Weight 450 g (Wi-Fi) / 453 g (LTE) (15.87 oz (Wi-Fi) / 15.98 oz (LTE)) 389 g (Wi-Fi) / 392 g (LTE) (13.72 oz (Wi-Fi) / 13.83 oz (LTE)) 487 g (17.18 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 N/A
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 N/A
4G Network LTE LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor - S Pen Stylus

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz , Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad-core 1.2 GHz
GPU - - -
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB (Wi-Fi)/ 32 GB (LTE) 32/64 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 9.7 inches 9.7 inches 9.7 inches
Resolution 768 x 1024 pixels (132 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 768 x 1024 pixels (132 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.99% 72.61% 71.99%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio - No -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels
Flash No No No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Yes Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes 1440p@30fps 720p
Front Camera 2 MP [Similar] 2.1 MP [Similar] 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes No
Edge Yes Yes No
3G HSPA, LTE HSPA, LTE No
Bluetooth v4.0 v4.1, LE v4.1, A2DP
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 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB (Wi-Fi)/ 32 GB (LTE), 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor not present proximity sensor not present proximity sensor not present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 6000 mAh 5870 mAh 6000 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - Up to 15 h (Wi-Fi)
Up to 14 h (Video Playback
Up to 178 h (Audio Playback)