• Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) with S-Pen vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) with S-Pen vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) with S-Pen
samsung galaxy tab a 10.1 (2016) with s-pen
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7
samsung galaxy tab s3 9.7
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced September 2016 February 2017
Status Available - September 2016 Available - March 2017
Price Rs. 26,000 ($390.00) [Similarly Priced] -
Colors Pearl White, Metallic Black Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 254.2 x 155.3 x 8.2 mm
(10.01 x 6.11 x 0.32 in)
237.3 x 169 x 6 mm
(9.34 x 6.65 x 0.24 in)
Weight 525 g (18.52 oz) 429 g (Wi-Fi)/ 434 g (LTE) (15.13 oz (Wi-Fi)/ 15.31 oz (LTE))
SIM Type - Nano-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 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 band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 40(2300)
Messaging , EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Octa-core (4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53), Exynos 7870 [Similar] Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo), Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 [Similar]
GPU Mali-T830 MP2 [Similar] Adreno 530 [Similar]
RAM 2/3 GB [Browse Similar] 4 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type PLS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 10.1 inches [Similar] 9.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1200 x 1920 pixels (224 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 75.04% 72.61%
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 8 MP [Similar] 13 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features Autofocus, f/1.9, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Panorama Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 2 MP, f/2.2, 1080p video [Similar] 5 MP [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 (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE v4.2, 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, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 Yes
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG - Not 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
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 7300 mAh 6000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -