There are many differences. These are some things they have in common:
Both rodents
Both small
Both are burrowing animals (I think)
Both have about the same diet
Both have about the same lifespan
These are some reasons to how they are different:
Hamsters are nocturnal (gerbils are diurnal)
Gerbils have long, furry tail (hamster have really short ones)
Gerbils are very social and in the wild live in groups while hamster are solitary
Gerbils tend to be more hyper and active
Gerbils stink less because of the next reason
Gerbils are desert animals and drink less water
Gerbils tend to bite less
This is all I can think of!

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