Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580)

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) is a better tablet.

In this review of Galaxy Tab 4 vs Tab A, it is evident that Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) is a better device because of the following; 2.67x faster CPU speed, 2.25x higher resolution, 0.5GB more RAM memory, 1.5x higher pixel density, 1% bigger screen size, 7.35% more battery power, 2.67x more megapixels (main camera) and 1.54x more megapixels (front camera).

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580): DESIGN

Thickness; Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 is 8mm whereas Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) is 8.2mm.

Weight; Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 is 487g whereas Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) is 525g.

Width; Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 is 243.4mm whereas Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) is 155.3mm

Height; Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 is 176.4mm whereas Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) is 254.2mm.

Volume; Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 has 343.49cm3 whereas Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) has 323.71cm3.

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 is better as it is slimmer, lighter and portable.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580): DISPLAY

Resolution; Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 has 1280 x 800px whereas Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) has 1920 x 1200px.

Pixel density; Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 has 149ppi whereas Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) has 224ppi.

Screen size; Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 is 10” whereas Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) is 10.1”

LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels; Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 and Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) have this feature.

Touch screen; the two tablets have touch screens.

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) is better in display as it has a better resolution.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580): PERFORMANCE

CPU speed; Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 has 4 x 1.2GHz whereas Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) has 8 x 1.6GHz.

External memory slots; Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 and Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) have external memory slots.

RAM; Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 has 1.5GB whereas Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) has 2GB.

Internal storage; Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 16GB, the same as Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580).

Supports 64-bit; Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580).

OpenGL version; Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 has 3 (Android 4.4 KitKat (API level19)) whereas Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) has 3.1 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow).

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) is better in performance.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580): CAMERAS

Megapixels; Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 has 3MP, Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) has 8MP.

Front camera megapixels; Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 has 1.3MP, Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) has 2MP.

Video recording (main camera); Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 has 720 x 30fps, Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) has 1080 x 30fps.

Touch autofocus; Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) has a touch autofocus.

Can create panoramas in-camera; the two tablets can create panoramas in-camera.

Front camera; the two tablets have front cameras.

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) is better as it has a touch autofocus.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580): AUDIO

Socket for 3.5mm audio jack; Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 and Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) have this feature.

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 and Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) are identical in audio features.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580): BATTERY

Battery power; Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 has 6800mAh, Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) has 7300mAh.

Battery level indicator; the two tablets have battery level indicators.

Rechargeable battery; the two tablets have rechargeable batteries.

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) is better because it has a powerful battery.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580): KEY FEATURES

Fast 802.11 AC WIFI connections; Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) has this feature.

Allows app install on the device’s external storage; they both have this feature.

Multi-user system; the two are multi-user systems.

Free and open source; Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 and Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) are open sources.

Supports widgets; the two tablets support widgets.

Offline voice recognition; both tablets have offline voice recognition.

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) is better as it has a fast 802.11 AC WIFI.

Conclusion

The overall review of Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 vs Tab A puts Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (SM-T580) in the lead as the best tablet.