Samsung Galaxy Note9 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S6

$580 VIEW ON AMAZON
$850 VIEW ON eBay

Display

Size

6.4 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
516 PPI
2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
288 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

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

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

6GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB
256GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
 

 
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 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)
5 MP (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

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, EIS
 

Front

8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus)
8 MP (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 6.4 oz (184 g)
14.82 oz (420 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (450 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

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), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
 

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

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
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

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

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

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

Features

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

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

$ 1000
$ 730
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