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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537V)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 XSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)21Points
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)
8.4"
AMOLED

1600x2560

8
MP

2.1mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Octa

4900
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
03PointsSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537V)Compare Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 X
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537V)
10.1"
TFT

1280x800

3.1
MP

1.3mp

1.5GB
RAM

32bit Quad

6800
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)21 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)vsGalaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537V)3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537V)
+1.9Ghz 32bit Octa-Core63%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+3GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1.5GB
+Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
+298 grams (10.43 ounces)63%
Lighter
vs487 grams (17.05 ounces)
+6.6 millimeters (0.26 inches)21%
Thinner
vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1600x2560 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs1280x800 pixels
+359 PPI141%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs149 PPI
+(back) 8MP154%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 3.1MP
+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+AutofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
vsNot supported
+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+(front) 2.1MP58%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.3MP
+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)5 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) VGA (720x480)
+Android 6.0 MarshmallowAdvantage
Android 6.0 Marshmallow is newer and safer
vsAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Micro-B USB MHLAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
8.4"vs+10.1"20%
Larger screen
(4G LTE) 100 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 150 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
4900 mAhvs+6800 mAh39%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use

17 Common items in both devices
16GB (11.49GB available) / 16GB (12GB available)
16 million
Only digital zoom
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
+10 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537V)
ModelGalaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537V)
Other model namesTablet Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 LTE SM-T705M, Samsung KlimtVerizon Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 SM-T537V
Country or region availablefeature not registeredUSA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateJuly, 2014June, 2014
Depth6.6 millimeters (0.26 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)125.6 x 212.8 millimeters (4.94 x 8.38 in)176.4 x 243.4 millimeters (6.94 x 9.58 in)
Weight298 grams (10.43 ounces)487 grams (17.05 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardDock with QWERTY keyboardWireless external keyboard
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537V)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537V)
Chipset32bit - Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420 (28nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.9Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A15
1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T628 MP6Qualcomm Adreno 305
RAM memory3GB LPDDR31.5GB
Internal storage16GB (11.49GB available)16GB (12GB available)
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537V)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD
Screen size8.4" inches10.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1600x2560 pixels1280x800 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)359 PPI149 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537V)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat3 800/900/1800/2600 (Bands 3,7,8,20)LTE 700/1700/1900/2100
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537V)
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537V)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels3.1 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2048x1536 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusNot supported
Touch focusSupportedNot supported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraNot supported
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537V)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels1280x1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)VGA (720x480)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537V)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537V)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputMicro-B USB MHLNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537V)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Dazzling White, Titanium Bronze
- Samsung TouchWiz UI
- 100.000:1 screen contrast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: White, Black
- Samsung TouchWiz UX UI
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537V)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4900 mAh6800 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 days600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537V)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.63W/kg (head) | 1.56W/kg (body)1.55W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.26W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)0.804W/kg (body)
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