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

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Display

Size

10.1 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1200 pixels,
224 PPI
2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
288 PPI

Technology

Super PLS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

74.96 %
81.93 %

Colors

16 777 216
 

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

Ambient light sensor
HDR video support, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor

Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
Adreno 640

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
8GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

16GB, available to use: 10.5 GB
256GB, available to use: 224.3 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type

Tablet
Tablet

OS

Android (8.1 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

7300 mAh
7040 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
13 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera

 
5 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

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

Video recording

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

Front

2 MP
8 MP (Dual-Camera)

Design

Dimensions

10.01 x 6.11 x 0.32 inches (254.2 x 155.3 x 8.2 mm)
9.63 x 6.28 x 0.22 inches (244.5 x 159.5 x 5.7 mm)

Weight

18.52 oz (525.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)
14.82 oz (420.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Stylus

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, White
Mountain gray, Cloud blue, Rose blush

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 9(1800), 20(800 DD)
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40(2300)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

 
Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 730

Availability

Officially announced

 
Jul 31, 2019
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