48points

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)

56points

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
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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
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
48
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56
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Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) better than Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5?

  • 92mm narrower
    155.3mmvs247.3mm
  • Supports 64-bit
  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels

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

  • 1.78x higher resolution
    2560 x 1600pxvs1920 x 1200px
  • 1GB more RAM memory
    3GBvs2GB
  • 28.57% higher pixel density
    288ppivs224ppi
  • 3.96% bigger screen size
    10.5"vs10.1"
  • 8.22% more battery power
    7900mAhvs7300mAh
  • 1.6mm thinner
    6.6mmvs8.2mm
  • 60g lighter
    465gvs525g
  • 5% more megapixels (front camera)
    2.1MPvs2MP

Top specs and features

Design

1.thickness

8.2mm

6.6mm

Best

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

4.6mm

2.weight

525g

465g

Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

3.width

155.3mm

247.3mm

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

4.height

254.2mm

177.3mm

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

5.volume

323.71cm³

289.39cm³

Best

Asus VivoTab RT 32GB

0cm³

Display

1.resolution

1920 x 1200px

2560 x 1600px

Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

2.pixel density

224ppi

288ppi

Best

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 32GB WiFi + 3G

521ppi

3.screen size

10.1"

10.5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

4.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

5.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.

6.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

Performance

1.CPU speed

8 x 1.6GHz

4 x 1.9GHz

Best

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

8 x 2.36GHz

2.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) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

3.RAM

2GB

3GB

Best

Google Pixel Slate

16GB

4.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 applications.

5.internal storage

16GB

32GB

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

1000GB

6.OpenGL version

3.1 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)

3 (Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19))

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

Microsoft Surface Pro 6

4.4

Cameras

1.megapixels

8MP

8MP

Best

Samsung Galaxy Fold

40MP

2.front camera megapixels

2MP

2.1MP

Best

Samsung Galaxy Fold

10MP

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.Can create panoramas in-camera
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.

6.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.

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

Best

Apple iPad 4 128GB WiFi + Cellular

11560mAh

2.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.

3.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.

Features

1.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
3.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
4.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

5.Supports widgets
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

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.

6.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

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