Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 5G

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7
samsung galaxy tab s3 9.7
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 5G
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced February 2017 February 2020
Status Available - March 2017 Coming Soon - March 2020
Colors Various Mountain Gray
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 237.3 x 169 x 6 mm
(9.34 x 6.65 x 0.24 in)
244.5 x 159.5 x 5.7 mm
(9.63 x 6.28 x 0.22 in)
Weight 429 g (Wi-Fi)/ 434 g (LTE) (15.13 oz (Wi-Fi)/ 15.31 oz (LTE)) 420 g (14.82 oz)
SIM Type Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 40(2300) LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor
- Fingerprint Sensor
Stylus support (Bluetooth integration; magnetic)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat) Android 10.0
User Interface - One UI 2.0
Processor Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo), Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 [Similar] Octa-core (1x2.96 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 485), Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855+ (7 nm) [Similar]
GPU Adreno 530 [Similar] Adreno 640 (700 MHz) [Similar]
RAM 4 GB [Browse Similar] 6 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSDXC (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 9.7 inches [Similar] 10.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 1600 x 2560 pixels (288 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.61% 81.70%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes no
Radio No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP [Similar] 13 MP + 5 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash No
Features Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama 13 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/3.4", 1.0µm, AF
5 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), 1.12µm
HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 8 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/4", 1.12µm
1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (6CA) Cat20 2000/150 Mbps, 5G (2+ Gbps DL)
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; magnetic connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Browser HTML5 Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSDXC (dedicated slot)
USB OTG Not Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
Gyroscope Sensor gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 15W
Capacity 6000 mAh 7040 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -