Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A8

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Display

Size:

10.5 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio, 288 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:10 ratio, 210 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
TFT

Refresh rate:

60Hz

Screen-to-body:

81.93 %
76.09 %

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150 (7 nm)
Unisoc Tiger T618 (12 nm)

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2x 2.0GHz Cortex-A75 + 6x 2.0GHz Cortex-A55

GPU:

Adreno 640
Mali G52 MP2

RAM:

8GB LPDDR4
3GB

Internal storage:

256GB, available to use: 224.3 GB
32GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (12, 11, 10, 9.0 Pie)
Android (11)

Battery

Capacity:

7040 mAh
7040 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging
Fast charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera:

13 MP (Autofocus)
8 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

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)
Yes

Front:

8 MP (Dual-Camera)
5 MP

Design

Dimensions:

9.63 x 6.28 x 0.22 inches (244.5 x 159.5 x 5.7 mm)
9.72 x 6.37 x 0.27 inches (246.8 x 161.9 x 6.9 mm)

Weight:

14.82 oz (420.0 g)
17.92 oz (508.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Stylus

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Mountain gray, Cloud blue, Rose blush
Gray, Silver, Pink Gold

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos, 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:

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; Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

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

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Buyers information

Price:

$ 730

Availability

Officially announced:

Jul 31, 2019
Dec 15, 2021
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