Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S6

Display

Display size

6.4 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels
1600 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

516 ppi
288 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

83.51 %
81.93 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
 

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization
 

Front

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle, Autofocus
Dual-Camera

Design

Dimensions

6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches (161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm)
9.63 x 6.28 x 0.22 inches (244.5 x 159.5 x 5.7 mm)

Weight

7.09 oz (201 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
14.82 oz (420 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light, Stylus
Stylus

Colors

Midnight black, Ocean blue, Cloud silver, Lavender purple
Mountain gray, Cloud blue, Rose blush

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
Yes

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Adreno 640

RAM

8 GB
8 GB

Internal storage

512 GB
256 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
224.3 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, 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

USB 3.1
USB 3.1

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
7040 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Fast charging

Talk time

38.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
 

Stand-by time

12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

29.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
 

Internet use

3G: 14 hours; LTE: 16 hours; Wi-Fi: 17 hours
Wi-Fi: 9 hours

Music playback

95.00 hours
105.00 hours

Video playback

21.00 hours
15.00 hours

Phone features

Other features

 
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 03, 2018
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMN960U link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.27 W/kg
 

Body

0.76 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.35 W/kg
 

Phablet

3.90 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

S Pen, USB Cable, Earphones, SIM removal tool, USB power adaptor, USB connector, Pen, nibs, Tweezer, Clear cover case, Quick start guide, USB connector leaflet.
 

MSRP price

$ 1250
$ 730
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