Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S6

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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 ratio

76.61 %
81.93 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity 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; 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

2.1 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 20.1 oz (573 g)
14.82 oz (420 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

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

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Stylus

Colors

Black, White
 

Colors

 
Mountain gray, Cloud blue, Rose blush

Phone functionality

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

MHL
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

 
Yes

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

Maximum User Storage

 
224.3 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)

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

USB 2.0
USB 3.1

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging, Video out
Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
 

SIM type

Micro SIM
 

Battery

Capacity

4900 mAh
7040 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Talk time (3G)

29.00 hours
the average is 0 h (0 min)
 

Internet use

 
Wi-Fi: 9 hours

Music playback

80.00 hours
105.00 hours

Video playback

12.00 hours
15.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 16, 2014
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMT705 link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.19 W/kg
 

Body

1.01 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.56 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 730
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