Samsung Galaxy Tab S (10.5-Inch) vs LG G Pad (10.1-Inch) – Top Specs and Price Comparison


Samsung has released two version for the Galaxy Tab s in June, 8.4 inch one and the 10.5 inch version. LG has released in the U.S the new LG G Pad 10.1 inch tablet. All of the tablets have high-end tech specifications.

Display, Exterior and Size

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S sports a 10.5 inch Super AMOLED display that has a pixel resolution of 2.560×1600 pixels, the LG G Pad has a smaller IPS display of 10.1 inches and also a smaller screen resolution of 1280×800 pixels. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S has 288 ppi, while the LG G Pad stands at just 149 ppi pixel density.

While talking about the display, it can be noted that the visual experience is better on the Galaxy Tab S because with the release of the Tab S, Samsung has installed Super AMOLED technology on their tablets, the Super AMOLED display on the Tab S is known to have the ability to present more than 90% of the color coverage from Adobe RGB. Galaxy Tab S has a contrast ratio of 1,000:1.The exterior design of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S is similar to the exterior design of the Samsung Galaxy S5.

We do not posses information about the exterior design and in-depth information about the display of the LG G Pad, because it was launched on July 22 in the U.S and you can only buy it from “Best Buy”.

The LG G Pad weighs 523 grams and it has a thickness of 0.35, while the Samsung Galaxy Tab S is a little lighter weighing 467 grams and it is 0.26 inches thick.

Hardware, Software and Memory

The LG G Pad sports the quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 ARM Cortex A7 processor that runs at 1.2 GHz and it has 1 GB of RAM available.

On the other hand the Samsung Galaxy Tab S comes with a more powerful processor, the octa-core Exynos 5, Cortex A7 that runs at 1.9 GHz, and it also has 3 GB of RAM available.

The operating systems the tablets use is the Android KitKat v4.4.2 OS. There are two options regarding the internal memory of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S, the 16 GB option and the 32 GB option. The LG G Pad comes with only one option regarding the internal memory, 16 GB, but it supports micro SD card. We don’t know yet how much you can expand the LG G Pad’s memory. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S also houses micro SD slot, and its memory can be expanded up to 128 GB.

Camera and Battery

The main camera of the Galaxy Tab S is a 8 MP camera that has LED flash and also a secondary camera of 2.1 MP. The LG G Pad has a main camera of 5 MP, and a secondary one of 1.3 MP.

The battery that the Samsung Galaxy Tab S sports is a 7900 mAh battery that has the Ultra Power Saving mode. The LG G Pad has a better battery than the one Galaxy Tab S has. The battery of the LG G Pad is a 8000 mAh battery. Also, it is worth mentioning that both of the device’s battery are non-removable.


  1.      The LG G Pad has only a non-LTE model, while the Galaxy Tab S has both LTE version and non-LTE version(Wi-Fi only
  2.       The Galaxy Tab S has the fingerprint scanner feature, the LG G Pad doesn’t.
  3.       You can only get the G Pad in black or white, and the Tab S in titanium bronze or dazzling white shades.
  4.       The LG G Pad also brings these features: Knock Code, Dual Windows support, Quick Remote and the Q Pair 2.0.



You can purchase the LG G Pad at the price of $249.95 from BestBuy, and you can find the Samsung Galaxy Tab s at the price of $497.99 on Amazon.

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