Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S6

Display

Display size

8.4 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

1600 x 2560 pixels
1600 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

359 ppi
288 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

76.61 %
81.93 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A15 and ARM Cortex-A7
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-T628 MP6
Adreno 640

RAM

3 GB
8 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
256 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

4900 mAh
7040 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Autofocus

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Video recording

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

Front

2.1 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Dual-Camera

Design

Dimensions

8.38 x 4.94 x 0.26 inches (212.8 x 125.6 x 6.6 mm)
9.63 x 6.28 x 0.22 inches (244.5 x 159.5 x 5.7 mm)

Weight

10.51 oz (298 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (587 g)
14.82 oz (420 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (587 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Stylus

Colors

Black, White
Mountain gray, Cloud blue, Rose blush

Phone functionality

Yes
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
 

SIM type

Micro SIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot, 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, OTG, Charging, Video out
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out, Mass storage device

HDMI

Yes
 

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 730
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