78points

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

60points

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

Comparison winner
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7
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99 facts in comparison

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7
78
points
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
60
points
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 better than Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 2.38x more megapixels (front camera)
    5MPvs2.1MP
  • Has NFC
    ?
  • 41.4mm shorter
    127.6mmvs169mm
  • 22.6mm narrower
    214.7mmvs237.3mm
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4.1
  • Has a stylus
    ?
  • Has a flash
    ?

Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 better than Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2?

  • 3.07x higher resolution
    2048 x 1536pxvs1280 x 800px
  • 39.68% higher pixel density
    264ppivs189ppi
  • 21.25% bigger screen size
    ?

    9.7"vs8"
  • 13.19x more battery power
    5870mAhvs445mAh
  • 4.3mm thinner
    5.6mmvs9.9mm
  • 27g lighter
    392gvs419g
  • 48GB more internal storage
    64GBvs16GB
  • 33.33% better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    1440 x 30fpsvs1080 x 30fps

Price comparison

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

Buy used:

$148.29

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7"; 32 GB Wifi T...Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7"; 32 GB Wifi Tablet (Black) SM-T813NZKEXAR
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$259.99
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" HD+ (32GB) Oc...Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" HD+ (32GB) Octa-Core Wi-Fi Tablet with Book Cover Bundle SM-T813N (US Warranty) (Black w/Book Cover)
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$344.97
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S2 T813 9.7in 32GB Wi...Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 T813 9.7in 32GB Wi-Fi Black With Pouch (Renewed)
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$209.95
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7in; 32 GB Wifi ...Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7in; 32 GB Wifi Tablet (Black) SM-T813NZKEXAR (Renewed)
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$203.73
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7in (32GB, Veriz...Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7in (32GB, Verizon + 4G LTE) - White (Renewed)
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$219.89
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T580 10.1-Inch T...Samsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T580 10.1-Inch Touchscreen 16 GB Tablet (2 GB Ram, Wi-Fi, Android OS, Black) Bundle with 32GB microSD Card
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$195.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7in 32GB Tablet ...Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7in 32GB Tablet - Gold - SASM-T813NZDEXAR (Renewed)
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$229.98
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7-Inch, 32GB Tab...Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7-Inch, 32GB Tablet (Black, SM-T820NZKAXAR)
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$481.56

Design

1.thickness
?

Best

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

4.6mm

9.9mm

5.6mm

2.Has a stylus
?

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.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7
3.weight
?

Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

419g

392g

4.height
?

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

127.6mm

169mm

5.width
?

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

214.7mm

237.3mm

6.volume
?

Best

Chromo Inc 7" (Android 4.1)

108.46cm³

271.22cm³

224.58cm³

Display

1.resolution
?

Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

1280 x 800px

2048 x 1536px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Teclast M8

359ppi

189ppi

264ppi

3.screen size
?

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

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

8"

9.7"

4.has branded damage-resistant glass
?

Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

For example

Alcatel Joy Tab

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7
5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

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.

For example

Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8" 64GB

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7
6.has an IPS screen
?

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.

For example

Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8" 64GB

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

Performance

1.CPU speed
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

8 x 2.36GHz

8 x 1.6GHz (Samsung Exynos 7870)

4 x 1.9GHz & 4 x 1.3GHz (Samsung Exynos 5433)

2.has an external memory slot
?

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.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7
3.RAM
?

Best

Google Pixel Slate

16GB

3GB

3GB

4.Has integrated LTE
?

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7
5.Supports 64-bit
?

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.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7
6.internal storage
?

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

1000GB

16GB

64GB

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE

13 & 5MP

8MP

8MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8" 64GB

8MP

5MP

2.1MP

3.video recording (main camera)
?

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.

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

2160 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

1440 x 30fps

4.has a flash
?

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7
5.has a CMOS sensor
?

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7
6.has touch autofocus
?

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Acer Aspire Switch 12 S

3

1

1

4.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Lenovo Tab M10 FHD (16GB / 2GB RAM)

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

Battery

1.battery power
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy View2

12000mAh

445mAh

5870mAh

2.Battery life
?

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

36h

25h

30h

3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7
4.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7
5.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Google Nexus 7 (2013) LTE

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7
6.has a removable battery
?

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

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7
2.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
?

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.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7
3.Is free and open source
?

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.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7
4.Supports widgets
?

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.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7
5.Has offline voice recognition
?

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

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7
6.Supports Java
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

Miscellaneous

1.Has an ultra power-saving mode
?

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.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

Price comparison

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

Buy used:

$148.29

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7"; 32 GB Wifi T...Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7"; 32 GB Wifi Tablet (Black) SM-T813NZKEXAR
Amazon logo
$259.99
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" HD+ (32GB) Oc...Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" HD+ (32GB) Octa-Core Wi-Fi Tablet with Book Cover Bundle SM-T813N (US Warranty) (Black w/Book Cover)
Amazon logo
$344.97
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S2 T813 9.7in 32GB Wi...Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 T813 9.7in 32GB Wi-Fi Black With Pouch (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$209.95
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7in; 32 GB Wifi ...Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7in; 32 GB Wifi Tablet (Black) SM-T813NZKEXAR (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$203.73
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7in (32GB, Veriz...Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7in (32GB, Verizon + 4G LTE) - White (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$219.89
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T580 10.1-Inch T...Samsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T580 10.1-Inch Touchscreen 16 GB Tablet (2 GB Ram, Wi-Fi, Android OS, Black) Bundle with 32GB microSD Card
Amazon logo
$195.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7in 32GB Tablet ...Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7in 32GB Tablet - Gold - SASM-T813NZDEXAR (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$229.98
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7-Inch, 32GB Tab...Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7-Inch, 32GB Tablet (Black, SM-T820NZKAXAR)
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$481.56

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