Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016)
- Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 LTE
- Huawei MatePad LTE
- Lenovo Tab M10 FHD Plus LTE

Brand and model

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

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016)Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 LTEHuawei MatePad LTELenovo Tab M10 FHD Plus LTE
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016)
Prices
Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 LTE
Prices
Huawei MatePad LTE
Prices
Lenovo Tab M10 FHD Plus LTE
Prices
Model aliasSM-T585
T585
Mi Pad4 LTE
Mi Pad 4 4G
Mi Pad4 4G
BAH3-W09TB-X606F

Design

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

Width254.2 mm
25.42 cm
0.834 ft
10.008 in
200.2 mm
20.02 cm
0.657 ft
7.882 in
245.2 mm
24.52 cm
0.804 ft
9.654 in
244.2 mm
24.42 cm
0.801 ft
9.614 in
Height155.3 mm
15.53 cm
0.51 ft
6.114 in
120.3 mm
12.03 cm
0.395 ft
4.736 in
155 mm
15.5 cm
0.509 ft
6.102 in
153.3 mm
15.33 cm
0.503 ft
6.035 in
Thickness8.2 mm
0.82 cm
0.027 ft
0.323 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
7.4 mm
0.74 cm
0.024 ft
0.291 in
8.15 mm
0.815 cm
0.027 ft
0.321 in
Weight525 g
1.16 lbs
18.52 oz
342 g
0.76 lbs
12.08 oz
450 g
0.99 lbs
15.87 oz
460 g
1.01 lbs
16.23 oz
Volume323.71 cm³
19.66 in³
190.26 cm³
11.55 in³
281.24 cm³
17.08 in³
305.1 cm³
18.53 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Black
Rose-gold
Night Ash
Fritillary White
Iron Grey
Platinum Grey
Body materials-MetalMetalMetal

SIM card

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

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards1111

Networks

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

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
-GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA---W-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 850 MHz (B6)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B19)
W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
--
LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
-LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)

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 technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
-UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4

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 6.0.1 MarshmallowMIUI V9.6 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
MIUI (Android 9.0 Pie)
Android 10Android 9.0 Pie
User interface (UI)--EMUI 10.0.1-

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.

SoCSamsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 PlusHuawei HiSilicon KIRIN 810MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762)
Process technology14 nm14 nm7 nm12 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A534x 2.2 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.84 GHz Kryo 2602x 2.27 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 6x 1.88 GHz ARM Cortex-A554x 2.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8ARMv8-AARMv8
CPU cores8888
CPU frequency1600 MHz2200 MHz2270 MHz2300 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T830 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 512ARM Mali-G52 MP6PowerVR GE8320
GPU cores2-6-
GPU frequency--820 MHz650 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB3 GB
4 GB
4 GB
6 GB
2 GB
4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsSingle channelDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency933 MHz1866 MHz1866 MHz1600 MHz

Storage

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

Storage16 GB32 GB
64 GB
64 GB
128 GB
32 GB
64 GB
128 GB
eMMCeMMC 5.1-eMMC

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/technologyPLSIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size10.1 in
256.54 mm
25.65 cm
8 in
203.2 mm
20.32 cm
10.4 in
264.16 mm
26.42 cm
10.3 in
261.62 mm
26.16 cm
Width8.56 in
217.55 mm
21.75 cm
6.78 in
172.31 mm
17.23 cm
8.92 in
226.52 mm
22.65 cm
8.73 in
221.85 mm
22.19 cm
Height5.35 in
135.97 mm
13.6 cm
4.24 in
107.7 mm
10.77 cm
5.35 in
135.91 mm
13.59 cm
5.46 in
138.66 mm
13.87 cm
Aspect ratio1.6:1
16:10
1.6:1
16:10
1.667:1
5:3
1.6:1
16:10
Resolution1920 x 1200 pixels1920 x 1200 pixels2000 x 1200 pixels1920 x 1200 pixels
Pixel density224 ppi
88 ppcm
283 ppi
111 ppcm
224 ppi
88 ppcm
220 ppi
86 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area75.17 %77.3 %81.26 %82.44 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
-1200:1 contrast ratio470 cd/m²TDDI Direct Bonding
330 cd/m²
7.30% NTSC

Sensors

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

SensorsLight
Accelerometer
Hall
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Hall
Light
Compass
Hall
Gravity
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
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 model-OmniVision OV13855--
Sensor typeCMOSPureCelCMOSCMOS
Sensor size-4.75 x 3.54 mm
0.23 in
--
Pixel size-1.142 µm
0.001142 mm
--
Crop factor-7.31--
Aperturef/1.9f/2f/1.8-
Flash typeLED-LED-
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
-
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps-
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Touch focus
Face detection
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
Digital zoom
Geotagging
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Self-timer
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
Touch focus
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 model-Samsung S5K5E8--
Sensor type-CMOS BSI--
Sensor size-2.9 x 2.15 mm
0.14 in
--
Pixel size-1.133 µm
0.001133 mm
--
Crop factor-11.99--
Aperturef/2.2f/2f/2-
Image resolution1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
Video resolution-1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
-
Video FPS-30 fps30 fps-
Features-Face unlock--

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeakerLoudspeakerLoudspeaker
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Stereo speakers
--Tuned by Harman Kardon
Huawei Histen 6.0
4 microphones
Dolby Atmos
Dual microphones with dedicated DSP

Radio

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

Radio--YesYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
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
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
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
-2x2 MiMO--

Bluetooth

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

Version4.25.05.15.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DP
HID
A2DP
EDR
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-CUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
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 jackYesYesNoYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

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

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
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AC3
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
3GPP
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
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
AVI
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
VP8
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity7300 mAh6000 mAh7250 mAh5100 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
3G talk time46 h
2760 min
1.9 days
---
3G stand-by time---1048 h
62880 min
43.7 days
Charger output power-5 V / 2 A9 V / 2 A5 V / 2 A
FeaturesNon-removableNon-removableFast charging
Non-removable
Non-removable
---Smart Charging Station

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)0.917 W/kg---

Additional features

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

Additional features--M-Pencil Stylus-
 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016)Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 LTEHuawei MatePad LTELenovo Tab M10 FHD Plus LTE