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

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Display

Display size

10.1 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

1200 x 1920 pixels
1600 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

224 ppi
288 ppi

Technology

Super PLS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

74.96 %
81.93 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
HDR video support, Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9
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

2 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
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 g)
the average is 19.9 oz (568 g)
14.82 oz (420 g)
the average is 19.9 oz (568 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Stylus

Colors

Black, White
 

Colors

 
Mountain gray, Cloud blue, Rose blush

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

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

Hardware & Performance

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

2 GB
8 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
256 GB

Available to use

10.5 GB
224.3 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

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

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
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, 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, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 20
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

Battery

Capacity

7300 mAh
7040 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Internet use

3G: 12 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 13 hours
Wi-Fi: 9 hours

Music playback

187.00 hours
105.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 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
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