Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20

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Display

Size

10.5 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
288 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
393 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED Plus

Screen-to-body

81.93 %
89.23 %

Features

HDR video support, Ambient light sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 3000 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Adreno 650

RAM

8GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage

256GB, available to use: 224.3 GB
128GB (UFS 3.0), available to use: 102.5 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
 

Device type

Tablet
Smartphone

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie)
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

7040 mAh
4300 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

Fast charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

13 MP (Autofocus)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera

5 MP (Ultra-wide)
64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Third camera

 
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

 
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Object tracking, EIS

Front

8 MP (Dual-Camera)
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

9.63 x 6.28 x 0.22 inches (244.5 x 159.5 x 5.7 mm)
6.36 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches (161.6 x 75.2 x 8.3 mm)

Weight

14.82 oz (420.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)
6.84 oz (194.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Features

Stylus
Stylus

Keys

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

Colors

Mountain gray, Cloud blue, Rose blush
Mystic gray, Mystic bronze, Mystic green

Cellular

5G

 
n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

 
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

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, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

 
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jul 22, 2020

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMN981U link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.41 W/kg

Body

 
0.92 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.22 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.99 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

$ 730
$ 1000

User Manual

 
Download the Samsu​ng Galaxy Note 20 Manual as a PDF file.

In The Box

 
Data Cable, Travel Adapter, Ejection Pin, Quick Start Guide

Availability

Officially announced

Jul 31, 2019
Aug 05, 2020
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