Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0
samsung galaxy tab s2 8.0
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7
samsung galaxy tab s3 9.7
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced July 2015 February 2017
Status Coming Soon - August 2015 Available - March 2017
Price Rs. 18,060 ($264.99) [Similarly Priced] -
Colors White, black Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 198.6 x 134.8 x 5.6 mm
(7.82 x 5.31 x 0.22 in)
237.3 x 169 x 6 mm
(9.34 x 6.65 x 0.24 in)
Weight 265 g (Wi-Fi) / 272 g (LTE) (9.35 oz (Wi-Fi) / 9.59 oz (LTE)) 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 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 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 SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor - Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Quad-core 1.9GHz & quad-core 1.3 GHz [Similar] Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo), Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 [Similar]
GPU - Adreno 530 [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 4 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 8.0 inches [Similar] 9.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (320 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.03% 72.61%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 13 MP [Similar]
Flash No LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Yes Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 1440p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 2.1 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA, LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi 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 Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG - Not Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint 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 4000 mAh 6000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -