Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Tab A & S Pen vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Samsung Galaxy Tab A & S Pen
samsung galaxy tab a & s pen
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active
samsung galaxy s8 active
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced July 2015 August 2017
Status Coming Soon - July 2015 Available - August 2017
Price Rs. 20,100 ($299.00) [Similarly Priced] -
Colors Black, White Meteor Grey, Tungsten Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 242.5 x 166.8 x 7.5 mm
(9.55 x 6.57 x 0.3 in)
151.9 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm
(5.98 x 2.95 x 0.39 in)
Weight 487 g (17.18 oz) 208.1 g ( oz)
SIM Type - Dual-SIM
2G Network N/A GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network N/A HSDPA
4G Network - LTE
Messaging , EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - S Pen Stylus Samsung Pay
IP68 certified
MIL-STD-810G certified - dust, humidity, rain, vibration, and shock resistant
Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz [Similar] Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 [Similar]
GPU - Adreno 540 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 4 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type TFT Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 9.7 inches [Similar] 5.8 inches [Similar]
Resolution 768 x 1024 pixels (132 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.99% 74.92%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels [Similar] 12 MP [Similar]
Flash No Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7 aperture, OIS, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 720p 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 2 MP [Similar] 8 MP, AF [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

Edge No Yes
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
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
USB microUSB v2.0 v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor not present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 6000 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 15 h (Wi-Fi)
Up to 14 h (Video Playback
Up to 178 h (Audio Playback)