47points

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)

53points

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) better than Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7?

  • 82mm narrower
    155.3mmvs237.3mm
  • Supports 64-bit
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has touch autofocus

Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 better than Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)?

  • 36.53% higher resolution
    2048 x 1536pxvs1920 x 1200px
  • 1GB more RAM memory
    3GBvs2GB
  • 17.86% higher pixel density
    264ppivs224ppi
  • 2.6mm thinner
    5.6mmvs8.2mm
  • 133g lighter
    392gvs525g
  • 5% more megapixels (front camera)
    2.1MPvs2MP
  • 48GB more internal storage
    64GBvs16GB
  • 85.2mm shorter
    169mmvs254.2mm

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1.thickness

8.2mm

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2.weight

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3.width

155.3mm

237.3mm

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4.height

254.2mm

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5.volume

323.71cm³

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Display

1.resolution

1920 x 1200px

2048 x 1536px

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2.pixel density

224ppi

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3.screen size

10.1"

9.7"

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

5.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
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AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

6.has a touch screen
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

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Performance

1.CPU speed

8 x 1.6GHz

4 x 1.9GHz & 4 x 1.3GHz

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2.has an external memory slot
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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

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4.internal storage

16GB

64GB

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5.Supports 64-bit
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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.

6.OpenGL version

3.1 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)

3.1 (Android 5.0 Lollipop)

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

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Cameras

1.megapixels

8MP

8MP

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2.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1440 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

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3.front camera megapixels

2MP

2.1MP

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4.has touch autofocus
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

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 S2 9.7

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)
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A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

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Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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3.has a radio
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It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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Battery

1.battery power

7300mAh

5870mAh

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2.has a rechargeable battery
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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2.Is a multi-user system
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3.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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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.

4.USB version

2

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

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5.Is free and open source
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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.

6.Has a fingerprint scanner
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The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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