Google Nexus 9 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S6

Display

Display size

8.9 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

1536 x 2048 pixels
1600 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

288 ppi
288 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

69.90 %
81.93 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor
HDR video support, Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 29.2 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
 

Video recording

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

Front

1.6 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Dual-Camera

Design

Dimensions

8.99 x 6.05 x 0.31 inches (228.25 x 153.68 x 7.95 mm)
9.63 x 6.28 x 0.22 inches (244.5 x 159.5 x 5.7 mm)

Weight

15.38 oz (436 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)
14.82 oz (420 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Notification light
Stylus

Colors

Black, Brown, White
 

Colors

 
Mountain gray, Cloud blue, Rose blush

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

DLNA
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
Yes

Hardware & Performance

System chip

NVIDIA Tegra K1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor

Dual-core, 2300 MHz, Denver, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Kepler
Adreno 640

RAM

2 GB
8 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
256 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
224.3 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

Battery

Capacity

6700 mAh
7040 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Stand-by time

30.0 days (720 hours)
the average is 23 days (559 h)
 

Internet use

 
Wi-Fi: 9 hours

Music playback

 
105.00 hours

Video playback

9.50 hours
15.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 730
This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.