Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) with S-Pen vs Samsung Galaxy S21 5G

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) with S-Pen
samsung galaxy tab a 10.1 (2016) with s-pen
Samsung Galaxy S21 5G
samsung galaxy s21 5g
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced September 2016 2021, January 14
Status Available - September 2016 Coming soon. Exp. release 2021, January 29
Price Rs. 26,000 ($390.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 69,999 ($799.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Metallic Black Phantom Gray, Phantom White, Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 254.2 x 155.3 x 8.2 mm
(10.01 x 6.11 x 0.32 in)
151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm
(5.97 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
Weight 525 g (18.52 oz) 169 g (5.96 oz)
SIM Type - Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM), Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800), 19(800), 38(2600), 40(2300) LTE
Messaging , EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor (under display, ultrasonic)
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support) ANT+

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android 11
User Interface - One UI 3.1
Processor Octa-core (4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53), Exynos 7870 [Similar] Octa-core (1x2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) - International / Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680 - USA/China/Korea, Exynos 2100 - International / Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 - USA/China/Korea [Similar]
GPU Mali-T830 MP2 [Similar] Mali-G78 MP14 - International / Adreno 660 - USA/China/Korea [Similar]
RAM 2/3 GB [Browse Similar] 8 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 256 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)

display Display

Type PLS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display
120Hz Refresh Rate
HDR10+
1300 nits (peak)
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Always-on display
Colors 16M colors 16M Colour
Size 10.1 inches [Similar] 6.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1200 x 1920 pixels (224 ppi) 1080 x 2400 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 75.04% 86.12%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes no
Radio - FM radio (Snapdragon model only; market/operator dependent)
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP [Similar] 12 MP + 64 MP + 12 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features Autofocus, f/1.9, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Panorama 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76", 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
64 MP, f/2.0, 29mm (telephoto), 1/1.72", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 1.1x optical zoom, 3x hybrid zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1.4µm, Super Steady video
Auto-HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 8K@24/30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS
Front Camera 2 MP, f/2.2, 1080p video [Similar] 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.2", 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, Dual video call, Auto-HDR, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Browser HTML5 Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM 256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 8 GB RAM UFS 3.1
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSDXC (uses shared SIM 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
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 25W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W
Power bank/Reverse wireless charging 4.5W
Capacity 7300 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -