Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7-inch vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S6

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Display

Size

9.7 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

2048 x 1536 pixels,
264 PPI
2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
288 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

72.71 %
81.93 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor
HDR video support, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP6
Adreno 640

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
8GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
256GB, available to use: 224.3 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

5870 mAh
7040 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus)
13 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications

 
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

2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Features

EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

2.1 MP
8 MP (Dual-Camera)

Design

Dimensions

9.34 x 6.65 x 0.22 inches (237.3 x 169 x 5.6 mm)
9.63 x 6.28 x 0.22 inches (244.5 x 159.5 x 5.7 mm)

Weight

13.83 oz (392.0 g)
the average is 18 oz (514 g)
14.82 oz (420.0 g)
the average is 18 oz (514 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

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

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Stylus

Colors

 
Mountain gray, Cloud blue, Rose blush

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 20(800 DD)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
 

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

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, 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
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

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 05, 2015
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMT715 link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.69 W/kg
 

Body

1.08 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 730
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