Apple iPad 9.7-inch (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S6

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Display

Size

9.7 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

2048 x 1536 pixels, 4:3 ratio,
264 PPI
2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
288 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

72.80 %
81.93 %

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
HDR video support, Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor

Quad-core, 2340 MHz, Hurricane and Zephyr, 64-bit, 16 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus
Adreno 640

RAM

2GB
8GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB
256GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

8827 mAh
7040 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
 

 
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F1.9; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera

 
5 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

1.2 MP (HDR)
8 MP (Dual-Camera)

Design

Dimensions

9.4 x 6.6 x 0.29 inches (238.8 x 167.6 x 7.4 mm)
9.63 x 6.28 x 0.22 inches (244.5 x 159.5 x 5.7 mm)

Weight

16.86 oz (478 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (450 g)
14.82 oz (420 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (450 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

 
Stylus

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
Mountain gray, Cloud blue, Rose blush

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out, Mass storage device

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

iPad Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
 

MSRP

$ 559
$ 730
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