43points

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T585)

77points

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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78 facts in comparison

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T585) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T585)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
43
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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T585)
77
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T585) better than Samsung Galaxy Tab S3?

  • 1.71x faster CPU speed
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    8 x 1.6GHzvs2 x 2.15 & 2 x 1.6GHz
  • 4.12% bigger screen size
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    10.1"vs9.7"
  • 21.67% more battery power
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    7300mAhvs6000mAh
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4.1
  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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  • 82mm narrower
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    155.3mmvs237.3mm

Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 better than Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T585)?

  • 36.53% higher resolution
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    2048 x 1536pxvs1920 x 1200px
  • 2GB more RAM memory
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    4GBvs2GB
  • 17.86% higher pixel density
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    264ppivs224ppi
  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 96g lighter
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    429gvs525g
  • 16GB more internal storage
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    32GBvs16GB
  • 2.2mm thinner
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    6mmvs8.2mm
  • 1.63x more megapixels (main camera)
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    13MPvs8MP

Price comparison

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T585)

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T585) AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T585 16GB Black,...Samsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T585 16GB Black, 10.1" , WiFi + Cellular Tablet, GSM Unlocked International Model, No Warranty
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$259.99

Design

1.weight

525g

429g

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

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.Stylus included
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T585)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.
4.height

254.2mm

169mm

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

155.3mm

237.3mm

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

Display

1.resolution

1920 x 1200px

2048 x 1536px

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

264ppi

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"

9.7"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T585)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
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-T585)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.Has an OLED or AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T585)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
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

2 x 2.15GHz & 2 x 1.6GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

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

4GB

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-T585)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
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, also called read-only memory (ROM), 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-T585)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)
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.
6.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T585)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)

8MP

13MP

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

5MP

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.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.
4.has a flash
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T585)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
5.has a built-in HDR mode
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T585)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
6.has touch autofocus
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T585)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T585)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T585)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.number of microphones

1

2

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

Battery

1.battery power

7300mAh

6000mAh

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-T585)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a rechargeable battery
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T585)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
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-T585) (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
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-T585) (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
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-T585) (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
5.Bluetooth version

4.2

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-T585)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
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-T585) (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
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-T585)

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T585) AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T585 16GB Black,...Samsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T585 16GB Black, 10.1" , WiFi + Cellular Tablet, GSM Unlocked International Model, No Warranty
Amazon logo
$259.99

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