• Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 vs Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 vs Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced July 2015 April 2016 February 2017
Status Coming Soon - August 2015 Available - April 2016 Available - March 2017
Price Rs. 23,855 ($349.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 32,490 ($477.79) [Similarly Priced] -
Colors White, black Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold, Pink Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 237.3 x 169 x 5.6 mm
(9.34 x 6.65 x 0.22 in)
161.7 x 80.9 x 7.9 mm
(6.37 x 3.19 x 0.31 in)
237.3 x 169 x 6 mm
(9.34 x 6.65 x 0.24 in)
Weight 389 g (Wi-Fi) / 392 g (LTE) (13.72 oz (Wi-Fi) / 13.83 oz (LTE)) 210 g (7.41 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 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 LTE 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, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor - Fingerprint Sensor - Fingerprint Sensor
Notification LED - No No

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor , Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo), Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
GPU - Adreno 510 Adreno 530
RAM 3 GB 4 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 32 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 9.7 inches 6.0 inches 9.7 inches
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.61% 75.93% 72.61%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No FM radio with RDS; recording No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 16 MP 13 MP
Flash No LED Flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Yes Auto focus, OIS, f/1.9, 1/2.8" Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 1440p@30fps 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 2.1 MP [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA, LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat7 350/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, LE v4.1, A2DP, EDR, 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, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 Yes
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

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

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor not present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 5870 mAh 5000 mAh 6000 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -