• Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 3G vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 3G vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced February 2012 April 2013 March 2015
Status Available - April 2012 Coming Soon - Q2 2013 Available - May 2015
Price - - Rs. 12,270 ($179.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White White Black/Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 193.7 x 122.4 x 10.5 mm
(7.63 x 4.82 x 0.41 in)
111.1 x 188.0 x 9.9 mm
(4.37 x 7.4 x 0.39 in)
242.5 x 166.8 x 7.5 mm
(9.55 x 6.57 x 0.3 in)
Weight 344 g (12.13 oz) 306 g (10.79 oz) 450 g (Wi-Fi) / 453 g (LTE) (15.87 oz (Wi-Fi) / 15.98 oz (LTE))
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network - - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, TI OMAP 4430 Dual-core 1.2 GHz Quad-core 1.2 GHz
GPU PowerVR SGX540 - -
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8/16/32 GB storage 8/16 GB storage 16 GB (Wi-Fi)/ 32 GB (LTE)
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type PLS LCD capacitive touchscreen PLS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 7.0 inches 7.0 inches 9.7 inches
Resolution 600 x 1024 pixels (170 ppi) 600 x 1024 pixels (170 ppi) 768 x 1024 pixels (132 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 57.85% 65.67% 71.99%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels 3.0 MP, 2048x1536 pixels 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels
Flash No No No
Features Geo-tagging, Smile Detection Geo-tagging, Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 720p@30fps Yes
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP, HS Yes, v3.0 v4.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, WiFi Channel Bonding, WiFi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0, USB Host support Yes, v2.0, USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16/32 GB storage, 1GB RAM 8/16 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB (Wi-Fi)/ 32 GB (LTE), 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor 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 Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 4000 mAh 4000 mAh 6000 mAh
Stand by Up to 1190 h (2G)
Up to 1080 h (3G)
- -
Talk Time Up to 40 h (2G)
Up to 20 h (3G)
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