Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 vs Samsung Galaxy S9

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Display

Size

10.5 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
288 PPI
2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
568 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

81.93 %
84.36 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Adreno 630

RAM

8GB
4GB

Internal storage

256GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

7040 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

 
12 MP

Features

Autofocus
OIS, PDAF

Second camera

5 MP
 

Features

Ultra-wide
 

Video recording

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

Features

 
HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 MP
8 MP

Features

Dual-Camera
Autofocus, HDR

Design

Dimensions

9.63 x 6.28 x 0.22 inches (244.5 x 159.5 x 5.7 mm)
5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches (147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm)

Weight

14.82 oz (420 g)
the average is 15 oz (427 g)
5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Features

Stylus
Notification light

Colors

Mountain gray, Cloud blue, Rose blush
Midnight black, Coral blue, Titanium gray, Lilac purple, Burgundy red, Sunrise gold, Ice blue

Cellular

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), 17(700 b), 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), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

 
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

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, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

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

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+

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 730
$ 720
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