Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016) LTE
- Asus ZenPad C 7.0
- Asus ZenPad C 7.0 Z170C

Brand and model

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

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016) LTEAsus ZenPad C 7.0Asus ZenPad C 7.0 Z170C
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016) LTEAsus ZenPad C 7.0Asus ZenPad C 7.0 Z170C
Model aliasSM-T285
T285
Z170CGZ170C

Design

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

Width186.9 mm
18.69 cm
0.613 ft
7.358 in
189 mm
18.9 cm
0.62 ft
7.441 in
189 mm
18.9 cm
0.62 ft
7.441 in
Height108.8 mm
10.88 cm
0.357 ft
4.283 in
108 mm
10.8 cm
0.354 ft
4.252 in
108 mm
10.8 cm
0.354 ft
4.252 in
Thickness8.7 mm
0.87 cm
0.029 ft
0.343 in
8.4 mm
0.84 cm
0.028 ft
0.331 in
8.4 mm
0.84 cm
0.028 ft
0.331 in
Weight289 g
0.64 lbs
10.19 oz
265 g
0.58 lbs
9.35 oz
265 g
0.58 lbs
9.35 oz
Volume176.91 cm³
10.74 in³
171.46 cm³
10.41 in³
171.46 cm³
10.41 in³
ColorsWhite
Black
Black
White
Red
Champagne
Black
White
Red
Champagne
Body materialsPlastic-Plastic

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMMicro-SIM-
Number of SIM cards12-
Features-Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)-

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
-
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 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)
--

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+
-

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 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 5.0.2 LollipopAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop

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.

SoCSpreadtrum SC9830AIntel Atom x3-C3230Intel Atom x3-C3200
Process technology28 nm28 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A7Intel Atom SoFIAIntel Atom SoFIA
CPU bits32 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7IA-32 (x86), IA-64 (x64)IA-32 (x86), IA-64 (x64)
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-24 KB + 32 KB24 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores444
CPU frequency1500 MHz1000 MHz1000 MHz
GPUARM Mali-400 MP2ARM Mali-450 MP4ARM Mali-450 MP4
GPU cores244
GPU frequency-600 MHz600 MHz
RAM capacity1.5 GB1 GB1 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3LPDDR3

Storage

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

Storage8 GB8 GB
16 GB
8 GB
16 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/technologyTFTIPSIPS
Diagonal size7 in
177.8 mm
17.78 cm
7 in
177.8 mm
17.78 cm
7 in
177.8 mm
17.78 cm
Width5.94 in
150.77 mm
15.08 cm
6.04 in
153.41 mm
15.34 cm
6.04 in
153.41 mm
15.34 cm
Height3.71 in
94.23 mm
9.42 cm
3.54 in
89.89 mm
8.99 cm
3.54 in
89.89 mm
8.99 cm
Aspect ratio1.6:1
16:10
1.707:11.707:1
Resolution1280 x 800 pixels1024 x 600 pixels1024 x 600 pixels
Pixel density216 ppi
84 ppcm
170 ppi
66 ppcm
170 ppi
66 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area70.1 %67.77 %67.77 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
-Full Lamination Technology
Anti-fingerprint coating
Full Lamination Technology
Anti-fingerprint coating

Sensors

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

SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometerAccelerometer

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 typeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Aperturef/2.2--
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.3 mm--
Image resolution2576 x 1936 pixels
4.99 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
--
Video FPS30 fps--
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
Digital zoom
Scene mode
Digital zoom
Scene mode
-2 MP - market dependent2 MP - market dependent

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.

Aperturef/2.2--
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent2.44 mm--
Image resolution1616 x 1212 pixels
1.96 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
Video resolution-640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeakerLoudspeakerLoudspeaker
-DTS HD PremiumDTS HD Premium

Radio

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

RadioYesNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

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

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

Wi-Fi

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

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Display
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Display

Bluetooth

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

Version4.04.04.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HID
HSP
OPP
PAN
A2DPA2DP

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage

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
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
AMR
AMR-WB
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
aptX
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
aptX
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
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
Flash Video
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
3GPP
AVI
MKV
MP4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
MKV
MP4
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.

Capacity4000 mAh3950 mAh3950 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time-8 h
480 min
0.3 days
8 h
480 min
0.3 days
3G talk time11 h
660 min
0.5 days
8 h
480 min
0.3 days
8 h
480 min
0.3 days
FeaturesNon-removableNon-removableNon-removable

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.

Head SAR (EU)0.643 W/kg--
Body SAR (EU)0.85 W/kg0.505 W/kg0.467 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)1.155 W/kg--
Body SAR (USA)1.442 W/kg1.19 W/kg0.62 W/kg
 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016) LTEAsus ZenPad C 7.0Asus ZenPad C 7.0 Z170C