Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 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:

HDR support, Ambient light sensor
HDR support, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor:

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 530
Adreno 640

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB, available to use: 24 GB
256GB, available to use: 224.3 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity:

6000 mAh
7040 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging
Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

13 MP (Autofocus)
13 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm
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:

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

Front:

5 MP
8 MP (Dual-Camera)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

9.34 x 6.65 x 0.24 inches (237.3 x 169 x 6 mm)
9.63 x 6.28 x 0.22 inches (244.5 x 159.5 x 5.7 mm)

Weight:

15.13 oz (429.0 g)
14.82 oz (420.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys
Stylus

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Silver
Mountain gray, Cloud blue, Rose blush

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

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

USB:

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

Features:

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

Other:

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

Buyers information

Price:

$ 600
$ 730

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 26, 2017
Jul 31, 2019
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