Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7-inch vs Apple iPad Air (2020)

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Display

Size:

10.4 inches
9.7 inches
10.9 inches

Resolution:

2000 x 1200 pixels, 16:10 ratio, 224 PPI
2048 x 1536 pixels, 264 PPI
2360 x 1640 pixels, 264 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

81.63 %
72.71 %
81.23 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor
60Hz refresh rate, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 9611
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433
Apple A14 Bionic

Processor:

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Arm Cortex-A73 and Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm
Hexa-core, 3100 MHz, Firestorm and Icestorm, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Mali-G72 MP3
Mali-T760 MP6
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

64GB, available to use: 49.2 GB
64GB
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
iPadOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity:

7040 mAh
5870 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus)
8 MP (Autofocus)
12 MP (PDAF, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9
Aperture size: F1.8

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features:

EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS

Front:

5 MP
2.1 MP
7 MP (EIS, HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

9.63 x 6.07 x 0.28 inches (244.5 x 154.3 x 7 mm)
9.34 x 6.65 x 0.22 inches (237.3 x 169 x 5.6 mm)
9.75 x 7.03 x 0.24 inches (247.6 x 178.5 x 6.1 mm)

Weight:

16.47 oz (465.0 g)
13.83 oz (392.0 g)
16.23 oz (460.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Stylus
Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

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

Colors:

Oxford gray, Angora blue, Chiffon pink
Rose gold, Space gray, Silver, Green, Sky blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 20(800 DD)
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), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

Charging
Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 05, 2015

FCC ID value:

A3LSMT715

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.69 W/kg

Body:

1.08 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 350
$ 729

In The Box:

USB‑C Charge Cable (1 meter), 20W USB‑C Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced:

Apr 16, 2020
Jul 20, 2015
Sep 15, 2020
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