Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 Wi-Fi SM-T713
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Wi-Fi

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 Wi-Fi SM-T713Samsung Galaxy Tab S3Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Wi-Fi
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 Wi-Fi SM-T713Samsung Galaxy Tab S3Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Wi-Fi
Model aliasSM-T713
T713
SM-T825
T825
SM-T827V
T827V
SM-T820
T820

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width198.6 mm
19.86 cm
0.652 ft
7.819 in
237.3 mm
23.73 cm
0.779 ft
9.343 in
237.3 mm
23.73 cm
0.779 ft
9.343 in
Height134.8 mm
13.48 cm
0.442 ft
5.307 in
169 mm
16.9 cm
0.554 ft
6.654 in
169 mm
16.9 cm
0.554 ft
6.654 in
Thickness5.6 mm
0.56 cm
0.018 ft
0.22 in
6 mm
0.6 cm
0.02 ft
0.236 in
6 mm
0.6 cm
0.02 ft
0.236 in
Weight264 g
0.58 lbs
9.31 oz
434 g
0.96 lbs
15.31 oz
429 g
0.95 lbs
15.13 oz
Volume149.92 cm³
9.1 in³
240.62 cm³
14.61 in³
240.62 cm³
14.61 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Gold
Black
Silver
Black
Silver
Body materialsMetal
Plastic
Metal
Glass
Metal
Glass

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card type-Nano-SIM-
Number of SIM cards-1-

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSM-GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
-
UMTS-UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
-
LTE-LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
-

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologies-UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
-

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Androd 8.0 Oreo
Android 7.0 Nougat
Androd 8.0 Oreo

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Process technology28 nm14 nm14 nm
CPU4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A72, 4x 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A532x 2.15 GHz Kryo, 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo2x 2.15 GHz Kryo, 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-1536 KB
1.5 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
CPU cores844
CPU frequency1800 MHz2150 MHz2150 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 510Qualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 530
GPU frequency550 MHz624 MHz624 MHz
RAM capacity3 GB4 GB4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4LPDDR4
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency933 MHz1866 MHz1866 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage32 GB32 GB32 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologySuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal size8 in
203.2 mm
20.32 cm
9.7 in
246.38 mm
24.64 cm
9.7 in
246.38 mm
24.64 cm
Width6.4 in
162.56 mm
16.26 cm
7.76 in
197.1 mm
19.71 cm
7.76 in
197.1 mm
19.71 cm
Height4.8 in
121.92 mm
12.19 cm
5.82 in
147.83 mm
14.78 cm
5.82 in
147.83 mm
14.78 cm
Aspect ratio1.333:1
4:3
1.333:1
4:3
1.333:1
4:3
Resolution2048 x 1536 pixels2048 x 1536 pixels2048 x 1536 pixels
Pixel density320 ppi
125 ppcm
264 ppi
103 ppcm
264 ppi
103 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area74.27 %72.89 %72.89 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS BSICMOS BSI
Aperturef/1.9f/1.9f/1.9
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-27 mm *(35 mm / full frame)27 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Flash type-LEDLED
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor type-CMOS BSICMOS BSI
Aperture-f/2.2f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-23 mm *(35 mm / full frame)23 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Image resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS-30 fps30 fps

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeakerLoudspeaker
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Stereo speakers
-4x speakers4x speakers

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
MiMOMiMOMiMO

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.14.24.2
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DP
LE
A2DP
LE

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.03.13.1
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
ANT+

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
H.263
H.264
H.265
MP4
VC-1
VP8
WMV7
WMV8
3GPP
H.263
H.264
H.265
MP4
VC-1
VP8
WMV7
WMV8
3GPP
H.263
H.264
H.265
MP4
VC-1
VP8
WMV7
WMV8

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity4000 mAh6000 mAh6000 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
FeaturesNon-removableFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Battery life - up to 14 hBattery life - up to 12 hBattery life - up to 12 h

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Body SAR (EU)0.358 W/kg0.993 W/kg0.804 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.58 W/kg1.1 W/kg-

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional features-S Pen stylus (4096 pressure levels)S Pen stylus (4096 pressure levels)
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