83points

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

94points

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5" LTE

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5" LTE

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5" LTE
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5" LTE
83
points
94
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Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 better than Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5" LTE?

  • 1.1mm thinner
    6mmvs7.1mm
  • 54g lighter
    429gvs483g
  • 12mm narrower
    237.3mmvs249.3mm
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • Has a child lock

Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5" LTE better than Samsung Galaxy Tab S3?

  • 2.32x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzvs2 x 2.15 & 2 x 1.6GHz
  • 30.21% higher resolution
    2560 x 1600pxvs2048 x 1536px
  • 8.25% bigger screen size
    10.5"vs9.7"
  • 8.71% higher pixel density
    287ppivs264ppi
  • 21.67% more battery power
    7300mAhvs6000mAh
  • 1.6x more megapixels (front camera)
    8MPvs5MP
  • 224GB more internal storage
    256GBvs32GB
  • 4.7mm shorter
    164.3mmvs169mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5" LTE

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

For example

Archos 101 Saphir

2.thickness

6mm

7.1mm

Best

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

4.6mm

3.weight

429g

483g

Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

4.width

237.3mm

249.3mm

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

5.height

169mm

164.3mm

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

6.Weather sealed
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Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

For example

Archos 101 Saphir

Display

1.resolution

2048 x 1536px

2560 x 1600px

Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

2.pixel density

264ppi

287ppi

Best

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 32GB WiFi + 3G

521ppi

3.screen size

9.7"

10.5"

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

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

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

For example

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

5.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.

For example

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

6.has an IPS screen
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IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

For example

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

Performance

1.CPU speed

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

4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Best

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

8 x 2.36GHz

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

4GB

4GB

Best

Google Pixel Slate

16GB

4.Has integrated LTE
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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

256GB

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

1000GB

6.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.

Cameras

1.megapixels

13MP

13MP

Best

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 32GB WiFi + 3G

24MP

2.front camera megapixels

5MP

8MP

Best

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

8MP

3.video recording (main camera)

1440 x 30fps

2160 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

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

5.has a CMOS sensor
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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.

6.has a built-in HDR mode
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It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5" LTE

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
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5" LTE

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

4.has a radio
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5" LTE

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Alcatel 1T 10

5.has dedicated media keys
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5" LTE

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

RIM BlackBerry PlayBook 16GB

Battery

1.battery power

6000mAh

7300mAh

Best

Apple iPad 4 128GB WiFi + Cellular

11560mAh

2.wireless charging
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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

3.has a rechargeable battery
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5" LTE

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.has a removable battery
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5" LTE

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)

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

6.Supports fast charging
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Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

Features

1.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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2.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5" LTE

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.

3.Is a multi-user system
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4.USB version

2

3.1

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

3.1

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.Supports widgets
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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.

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