71points

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)

84points

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016) better than Samsung Galaxy Tab S3?

  • 0.4mm thinner
    5.6mmvs6mm
  • 43g lighter
    386gvs429g
  • Supports ANT+

Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 better than Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)?

  • 1GB more RAM memory
    4GBvs3GB
  • 2.21% more battery power
    6000mAhvs5870mAh
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 2.38x more megapixels (front camera)
    5MPvs2.1MP
  • 1.63x more megapixels (main camera)
    13MPvs8MP
  • Has a flash
  • 33.33% better video recording quality (main camera)
    1440 x 30fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • Has a built-in HDR mode

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Design

1.thickness

5.6mm

6mm

Best

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4.6mm

2.weight

386g

429g

Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

3.width

237.3mm

237.3mm

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

4.height

169mm

169mm

Best

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14mm

5.Has a stylus
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)
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.

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Display

1.resolution

2048 x 1536px

2048 x 1536px

Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

2.screen size

9.7"

9.7"

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

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

3.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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

4.has a touch screen
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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

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Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 1.8GHz & 4 x 1.4GHz

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

Best

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8 x 2.36GHz

2.has an external memory slot
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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

3GB

4GB

Best

Google Pixel Slate

16GB

4.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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

5.internal storage

32GB

32GB

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

1000GB

6.Supports 64-bit
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

8MP

13MP

Best

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 32GB WiFi + 3G

24MP

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.

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

2160 x 60fps

3.front camera megapixels

2.1MP

5MP

Best

Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite LTE (32GB / 3GB RAM)

8MP

4.has a flash
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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

5.has manual white balance
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.

6.has touch autofocus
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)
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 S2 9.7" (2016)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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

3.number of microphones

1

1

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

Best

Acer Aspire Switch 12 S

3

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Battery

1.battery power

5870mAh

6000mAh

Best

Apple iPad 4 128GB WiFi + Cellular

11560mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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

For example

Google Pixel Slate (8th Gen Intel Core i5 / 8GB RAM / 128GB SSD)

4.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
2.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
3.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)
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.

4.USB version

2

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

3.1

5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" (2016)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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