Apple iPad mini (2019) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S6

Display

Display size

7.9 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

1536 x 2048 pixels
1600 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

324 ppi
288 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

70.65 %
81.93 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor

Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Apple 4-core GPU
Adreno 640

RAM

3 GB
8 GB

Internal storage

256 GB
256 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

iPadOS
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

5058 mAh
7040 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

7 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Dual-Camera

Design

Dimensions

8 x 5.3 x 0.24 inches (203.2 x 134.6 x 6.1 mm)
9.63 x 6.28 x 0.22 inches (244.5 x 159.5 x 5.7 mm)

Weight

10.87 oz (308 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (587 g)
14.82 oz (420 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (587 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), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
 

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

 
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0, EDR
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO
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, Video out, 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

Notifications

Vibration
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter
 

MSRP price

$ 679
$ 730
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