Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2021) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

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Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

10.5 inches
12.9 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution:

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

Technology:

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

81.93 %
85.43 %
78.07 %

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, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150
Apple M1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 3100 MHz, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 640
Apple 8-core GPU
Adreno 540

RAM:

8GB LPDDR4
8GB
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

256GB, available to use: 224.3 GB
128GB, not expandable
64GB, available to use: 50.5 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie)
iPadOS (14.x)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

7040 mAh
10758 mAh
7300 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Fast charging
Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Triple camera
Single camera

Main camera:

13 MP (Autofocus)
12 MP (PDAF)
13 MP (PDAF, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

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

Features:

Time-lapse video
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 MP (Dual-Camera)
12 MP (EIS, Wide Angle, HDR)
8 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)
9.81 x 6.47 x 0.28 inches (249.3 x 164.3 x 7.1 mm)

Weight:

14.82 oz (420.0 g)
24.06 oz (682.0 g)
17.04 oz (483.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass

Materials & Colors:

Silver, Space Gray

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Stylus
Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Mountain gray, Cloud blue, Rose blush
Black, Gray

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, Album art cover, Background playback

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; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

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

Features:

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

HDMI:

Yes

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, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

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

Buyers information

Price:

$ 730
$ 650

In The Box:

USB-C Charge Cable, 20W USB-C Power Adapter
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charger, USB Type-C cable, User Manual And Warranty Card, S-Pen

Availability

Officially announced:

Jul 31, 2019
Apr 20, 2021
Aug 01, 2018
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