Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2021) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A7

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Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

10.5 inches
12.9 inches
10.4 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio, 288 PPI
2732 x 2048 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 265 PPI
2000 x 1200 pixels, 5:3 ratio, 224 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

81.93 %
85.43 %
78.94 %

Peak brightness:

1600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR support, Ambient light sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150
Apple M1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 3100 MHz, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU:

Adreno 640
Apple 8-core GPU
Adreno 610

RAM:

8GB LPDDR4
8GB
3GB

Internal storage:

256GB, available to use: 224.3 GB
128GB, not expandable
32GB, available to use: 19.5 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie)
iPadOS (14.x)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity:

7040 mAh
10758 mAh
7040 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging
Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Triple camera
Single camera

Main camera:

13 MP (Autofocus)
12 MP (PDAF)
8 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.8

Second camera:

5 MP (Ultra-wide)
10 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4

Third camera:

ToF 3D depth sensing (Depth information)

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video

Front:

8 MP (Dual-Camera)
12 MP (EIS, Wide Angle, HDR)
5 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

9.63 x 6.28 x 0.22 inches (244.5 x 159.5 x 5.7 mm)
11.05 x 8.46 x 0.25 inches (280.6 x 214.9 x 6.4 mm)
9.75 x 6.20 x 0.28 inches (247.6 x 157.4 x 7 mm)

Weight:

14.82 oz (420.0 g)
24.06 oz (682.0 g)
16.79 oz (476.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum; Frame: Aluminum

Materials & Colors:

Silver, Space Gray

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
3D Face unlock

Features:

Stylus

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control

Colors:

Mountain gray, Cloud blue, Rose blush
Dark gray, Silver, Gold

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

Yes
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
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, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port, Video out
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, LiDAR scanner
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

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

Buyers information

Price:

$ 730
$ 230 / € 223

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy Tab A7 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

USB-C Charge Cable, 20W USB-C Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced:

Jul 31, 2019
Apr 20, 2021
Oct 08, 2020
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