Product Comparison: Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (SM-T813) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 (SM-T820)

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General Specifications
Galaxy Tab S2 (SM-T813)
Galaxy Tab S3 (SM-T820)
About the Product
The Galaxy Tab S2 is a tablet for people who want to see more and do more. It’s our slimmest and lightest tablet ever, with an AMOLED screen that lets you enjoy true-to-life colours. The 4:3 ratio display provides a more natural viewing experience, making journeys of discovery more immersive than ever.
Samsung Flow lets you move from phone to tablet and back again with ease. Send content from your phone to the Galaxy Tab S3 to see it on a bigger screen, plus keep track of mobile notifications without picking up your phone.
Key Specs
Screen Size
9.7 in.
9.7 in.
Storage Capacity
32 GB
32 GB
Internet Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.1
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.2
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (SM-T813) 9.7" Wi-Fi Tablet
  • This has the perfect combo of screen size, pixel density and processing power.
  • Screen is sharp and crisp clear.
  • The screen has excellent color and sharpness.
  • The device is very responsive and reliable. Clarity of the screen is great.
  • The screen is crisp and bright and refresh speed keeps up with HD videos just fine.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 (SM-T820) 9.7" Wi-Fi Tablet
  • The videos on it look superb. Great screen.
  • Amazing screen, excellence detail and colour.
  • It is fast, with an excellent screen - I watch a lot of Amazon Prime and Netflix on it, and the picture quality is superb, as is the sound.
  • The screen and build quality is great and this thing is ideal studying.
  • The screen seems very sensitive. The screen is truly stunning. It's a good size for media and internet browsing.
Size & Weight
9.34 in.
9.34 in.
6.65 in.
6.65 in.
0.22 in.
0.24 in.
13.72 oz.
15.13 oz.
Display Type
Screen Resolution
2048 x 1536
2048 x 1536
Pixel Density
264 ppi
264 ppi
What customers say about "Display"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (SM-T813) 9.7" Wi-Fi Tablet
  • I love the display and battery life. Great tablet.
  • The display quality is incredible.
  • It is fast, reliable, has great battery life, and has a great display.
  • In three months, we have had zero problems with it, and the video on the display looks great.
  • Great display, good responsive touch screen, lightweight, and a good size.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 (SM-T820) 9.7" Wi-Fi Tablet
  • The gorgeous AMOLED display and the indispensable S-Pen.
  • The sAMOLED display is fantastic and the colours are bright and crisp and the screen refresh rate is excellent.
  • The screen is bright and clean and I find the viewing angles in this really good.
  • The Super AMOLED screen with HDR ready gives you an opportunity to Watch Videos and photos in HDR quality.
  • Crystal clear, sharp, screen. Colours are bright, pop right out and the blacks are black.
Front-Facing Camera
2.1 MP
5 MP
Rear-Facing Camera
8 MP
13 MP
Processor Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 652
Snapdragon 820
Number of Cores
Processor Speed
1.8 GHz
2.15 GHz
What customers say about "Processor"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (SM-T813) 9.7" Wi-Fi Tablet
  • It has an amazing battery life, excellent processing power, crisp clear screen, and it is great for reading as well.
  • Very fast, beautiful screen! Very portable and lightweight.
  • It is very fast and the screen display is excellent.
  • It is easy to use, has a fast processor, screen quality is excellent and it has a good battery life.
  • The tablet is fast, fast enough to run a couple of apps and stuffs.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 (SM-T820) 9.7" Wi-Fi Tablet
  • Great tablet, it plays my app game very well.
  • It is fast, no stuttering very responsive and very easy to use, the screen is simply stunning.
  • The screen is amazing, it's fast and it's very powerful.
  • Sound and graphics are amazing, fast to load web pages and run apps.
  • It's super fast, has an excellent screen and the sound is great for such a thin device.
Operating System
Android 6.0
Android 7.0
Maximum Usage Time
12 hours
10 hours
Water Resistant
ANT+, Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, ANT+, RGB Light Sensor
What customers say about "Features"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (SM-T813) 9.7" Wi-Fi Tablet
  • The fingerprint reader is awesome!
  • Rear camera is quite good! Takes fine pictures in sunshine.
  • The fingerprint is very impressive. Performance is very good.
  • The camera is good. The screen is fantastic.
  • The build quality is good, screen has a good pixel density, the fingerprint scanner is accurate and it has and amazing battery life.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 (SM-T820) 9.7" Wi-Fi Tablet
  • The pen provided works fine and saves fingerprints on screen.
  • The S pen is wonderful to take quick notes on the go.
  • The fast charge really makes a huge difference.
  • The Galaxy Tab S3 is a productivity powerhouse and has many powerful features.
  • I have no complaints about the battery I am getting around 8-9 hours screen on time which includes a fair few hours of youtube videos.
NFC Technology
Charging Interface
Micro USB
USB Type-C
Included With Unit
USB Cable, Adapter
USB Cable, Adapter, S Pen
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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