Tablets are considered replacement for laptops. Therefore, many people think buying a 10-inch screen sized tablet is an intelligent purchase decision. A big screen has many advantages in terms of tablet as the device is used for productivity and also for entertainment. However, preference of display size is a personal thing and you can see many people interested in purchasing an 8-inch tablet. We have compared an 8-inch and 10-inch tablet for you to get a clear picture. The two tablets compared are Pro 10.1 2014 and Pro 8.4 2014 belonging to Samsung Galaxy lineup of tablets.
The Pro 8.4 2014 tablet weighs around 331 grams. The external dimensions of the Pro 8.4 tablet are 219 mm (Height) x 128.5 mm (Width) x 7.2 mm (Depth). The Pro 10.1 2014 weighs 477 grams and measures 243.1 mm (Height) x 171.4 mm (Width) x 7.3 mm (Depth).
Since both tablets are manufactured by Samsung there are many similarities in the displays. Both tablets have capacitive touchscreen capable of displaying 16 million colors. The LCD display in both tablets belongs to Super Clear type that are considered better than AMOLED displays used in other Samsung mobile devices. The numbers in the name of the tablets clearly declare the screen size. The resolution of Pro 8.4 2014 display is 1600 by 2560 pixels, while the pixel density is 359 ppi. The pixel density of the Pro 10.1 2014 tablet is comparatively lesser at 299 ppi. However, the resolution of the display is same as Pro 8.4 2014 tablet. Displays of both tablets have Samsung’s TouchWiz user interface.
Processor and Platform
The hardware specifications of both tablets are quite similar. Samsung has used Snapdragon 800 chip in both tablets. Both tablets have same main CPU and GPU that is quad-core CPU clocked at 2.3 GHz and Adreno 330 graphics processor. Since both tablets are recently released, they have KitKat OS which is the latest version of Android OS.
RAM and Internal Storage
Both devices have 2GB RAM and two variants in terms of internal storage space. You can either buy a tablet with 16 GB internal storage or tablet having 32 GB internal storage space. The maximum extension of storage space is 64GB through a microSD card.
Pro 8.4 and Pro 10.1 have 8 megapixel primary cameras and 2 megapixel secondary cameras. Samsung has offered same photography enhancement features in both tablets such as Geo tagging, smile and face detection, LED flash and autofocus. The cameras in both devices have the capability to record HD videos at a rate of 30 frames/second.
Pro 10.1 2014 has a bigger battery rated at 8220 mAh while Pro 8.4 2014 has battery rated at almost half the capacity – 4800 mAh. You can use Pro 10.1 for 10 hours on a single recharge while you can use Tab 8.4 2014 up to 11 hours on a single recharge.
The Pro 8.4 2014 Wi-Fi model with 16GB internal storage space can be purchased at $369.99 while the Pro 10.1 2014 Wi-Fi model with 16GB internal storage space can be bought at $449.99.