Specs comparison: Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 vs. Galaxy Tab S3

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Last updated: August 1st, 2018 at 17:10 UTC+02:00

Samsung has finally unveiled its new flagship tablet today, the Galaxy Tab S4. The tablet has been designed with productivity in mind. While there aren’t any major design changes, it does switch to a 16:10 aspect ratio instead of retaining the 4:3 aspect ratio of its predecessor, the Galaxy Tab S3.

In addition to offering generational performance improvements courtesy of the new processor, the Galaxy Tab S4 also features a higher-resolution display, Android 8.1, more internal storage options and the ability to externally expand storage up to 400GB. There are new cameras onboard while the battery has been beefed up to 7,300mAh as well. It’s going to be available in both LTE and Wi-Fi variants much like its predecessor.

Speaking of its predecessor, many of you will be interested in finding out the differences between the two tablets. This Galaxy Tab S4 vs. Galaxy Tab S3 specs comparison will give you a good idea of just how the new tablet is different from its predecessor on paper. For complete Galaxy Tab S4 specs, head over to our devices section.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 vs. Galaxy Tab S3

Galaxy Tab S4 Galaxy Tab S3
Display 10.5-inch Super AMOLED, 2560 x 1600, 16:10 Aspect Ratio
9.7-inch Super AMOLED, 2048 x 1536, 4:3 Aspect Ratio
HDR Yes Yes
S Pen Yes Yes
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo
Android 7.0 Nougat
Processor Snapdragon 835
Snapdragon 820
RAM 4GB 4GB
Storage 64GB/256GB 32GB
microSD Card up to 400GB up to 256GB
Rear-facing camera 13MP, Autofocus, LED flash, HDR, 4K Video Recording
13MP, Autofocus, F1.9, LED flash, HDR, 4K Video Recording
Front-facing camera 8MP 5MP
Loudspeakers Quad Stereo, Tuned by AKG with Dolby Atmos support
Quad Stereo, Tuned by AKG (Dolby Atmos support with Oreo update)
Wireless Connectivity LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5.0
LTE Cat. 6 (600Mbps), Dual-Band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.2 with LE
GPS GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou
GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou
USB USB 3.1 Type-C
USB 3.1 Type-C
Sensors Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Iris scanner, Gyroscope, Hall, Proximity, RGB
Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Fingerprint, Gyroscope, Hall, Magnetic, Proximity, RGB
Keyboard Case Yes Yes
Dimensions 164.3 x 249.3 x 7.1mm
169.0 x 237.3 x 6.0mm
Weight 482g (Wi-Fi) / 483g (LTE)
429g (Wi-Fi) / 434g (LTE)
Battery 7,300 mAh with fast charging 6,000 mAh with fast charging
Tablet Galaxy Tab S3Galaxy Tab S4
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