41points

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)

49points

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

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57 facts in comparison

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
41
points
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
49
points
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) better than Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5?

  • 1.68x faster CPU speed
    ?

    8 x 1.6GHzvs4 x 1.9GHz
  • Supports 64-bit
    ?
  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    4.2vs4
  • 92mm narrower
    ?

    155.3mmvs247.3mm
  • Has an ultra power-saving mode
    ?

Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 better than Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)?

  • 1.78x higher resolution
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    2560 x 1600pxvs1920 x 1200px
  • 1GB more RAM memory
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    3GBvs2GB
  • 28.57% higher pixel density
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    288ppivs224ppi
  • 3.96% bigger screen size
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    10.5"vs10.1"
  • 8.22% more battery power
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    7900mAhvs7300mAh
  • 60g lighter
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    465gvs525g
  • 16GB more internal storage
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    32GBvs16GB
  • 1.6mm thinner
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    6.6mmvs8.2mm

Price comparison

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)

Buy used:

$179.95

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1in 16GB (Wi-Fi)...Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1in 16GB (Wi-Fi), Black (Renewed)
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$209.00

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

Buy used:

$139.98

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 Amazon2019 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1-inch Touc...2019 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1-inch Touchscreen (1920x1200) Wi-Fi Tablet Bundle, Exynos 7904A Processor, 3GB RAM, 128GB Memory, BMali-G71 MP2 Graphics, Bluetooth, Tigology Case, Android 9.0 Pie OS
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$289.99
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S6 10.5", 128GB WiFi ...Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 10.5", 128GB WiFi Tablet Mountain Gray - SM-T860NZAAXAR
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$629.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S6 10.5",  256GB Wifi...Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 10.5",  256GB Wifi Tablet Mountain Gray - SM-T860NZALXAR
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$649.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 AmazonSamsung SM-T720NZKAXAR Galaxy Tab S5e 64...Samsung SM-T720NZKAXAR Galaxy Tab S5e 64 GB Wifi Tablet Black (2019)
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$391.30
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 10.4", 64GB W...Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 10.4", 64GB WiFi Tablet Oxford Gray - SM-P610NZAAXAR - S Pen Included
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$331.28
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5in (S Pen Incl...Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5in (S Pen Included) 64GB, Wi-Fi, Verizon, Tablet - Black (Renewed)
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$349.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Inch (T510) 32...Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Inch (T510) 32 GB WiFi Tablet Silver (2019), Silver
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$179.99

Design

1.weight

525g

465g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.thickness

8.2mm

6.6mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
3.height

254.2mm

177.3mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.width

155.3mm

247.3mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.volume

323.71cm³

289.39cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.

Display

1.resolution

1920 x 1200px

2560 x 1600px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
2.pixel density

224ppi

288ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
3.screen size

10.1"

10.5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has a touch screen
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
5.Has an OLED or AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) displays are formed of organic materials that emit light. They have higher contrast ratios and wider viewing angles compared to LCDs. AMOLED and POLED are types of OLED displays.

Performance

1.CPU speed

8 x 1.6GHz

4 x 1.9GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.RAM

2GB

3GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
3.has an external memory slot
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
4.internal storage

16GB

32GB

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
5.Supports 64-bit
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit apps.

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)

8MP

8MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
2.megapixels (front camera)

2MP

2.1MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the front camera. A higher megapixel count means that the front camera is capable of capturing more details, an essential factor for taking high-resolution selfies.
3.has a flash
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
4.has touch autofocus
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
5.has a front camera
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
6.Can create panoramas in-camera
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 (Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19))
It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.

Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Battery

1.battery power

7300mAh

7900mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
2.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
2.Supports widgets
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 (Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19))
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
3.is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 (Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19))
A multi-user operating system allows multiple users to access the device. Each user has a dedicated profile with apps and data available only to them.
4.The browser has word wrap
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 (Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19))
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
5.Bluetooth version

4.2

4

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
6.Has a fingerprint scanner
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

Miscellaneous

1.Has an ultra power-saving mode
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.

Price comparison

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)

Buy used:

$179.95

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1in 16GB (Wi-Fi)...Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1in 16GB (Wi-Fi), Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$209.00

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

Buy used:

$139.98

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 Amazon2019 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1-inch Touc...2019 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1-inch Touchscreen (1920x1200) Wi-Fi Tablet Bundle, Exynos 7904A Processor, 3GB RAM, 128GB Memory, BMali-G71 MP2 Graphics, Bluetooth, Tigology Case, Android 9.0 Pie OS
Amazon logo
$289.99
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S6 10.5", 128GB WiFi ...Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 10.5", 128GB WiFi Tablet Mountain Gray - SM-T860NZAAXAR
Amazon logo
$629.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S6 10.5",  256GB Wifi...Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 10.5",  256GB Wifi Tablet Mountain Gray - SM-T860NZALXAR
Amazon logo
$649.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 AmazonSamsung SM-T720NZKAXAR Galaxy Tab S5e 64...Samsung SM-T720NZKAXAR Galaxy Tab S5e 64 GB Wifi Tablet Black (2019)
Amazon logo
$391.30
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 10.4", 64GB W...Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 10.4", 64GB WiFi Tablet Oxford Gray - SM-P610NZAAXAR - S Pen Included
Amazon logo
$331.28
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5in (S Pen Incl...Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5in (S Pen Included) 64GB, Wi-Fi, Verizon, Tablet - Black (Renewed)
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$349.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Inch (T510) 32...Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Inch (T510) 32 GB WiFi Tablet Silver (2019), Silver
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$179.99

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