Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016)

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Display

Display size

5.1 inches
10.1 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1200 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

577 ppi
224 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super PLS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

70.48 %
74.96 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.9

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling
 

Front

5 megapixels
2 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm)
10.01 x 6.11 x 0.32 inches (254.2 x 155.3 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
18.52 oz (525 g)
the average is 19.9 oz (568 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

Features

Touch sensitive control keys, Notification light
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Black, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer, Sound effects
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP8
Mali-T830 MP2

RAM

3 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
16 GB

Available to use

 
10.5 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 200 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (8.1 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 20

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 40

UMTS

850, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

2550 mAh
7300 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
 

Talk time (3G)

23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)
 

Internet use

3G: 10 hours; LTE: 12 hours; Wi-Fi: 12 hours
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 13 hours

Music playback

57.00 hours
187.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
13.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 02, 2015
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMG920A link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.49 W/kg
 

Body

0.96 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.25 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.04 W/kg
 
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