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Specs comparison: Galaxy Tab S3 vs. Galaxy Book 10.6 vs. Galaxy Book 12.0

Less than an hour ago, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Book and Galaxy Tab S3. The former is being marketed towards professionals who require a powerful computing device that isn’t tied to the desktop, thanks to its 2-in-1 design and impressive specifications. The latter, on the other hand, is geared towards the average consumer looking for a tablet that delivers a superior entertainment experience.

When it boils down to internals, the Galaxy Book — 10.6 and 12.0 — and Galaxy Tab S3 couldn’t be more dissimilar — so to help you decide what’s the best option for you, we’ve pit them head-to-head in a comprehensive specs comparison, which can be seen in the tables below. As always, for more detailed specifications, be sure to head over to our Devices page.

Galaxy Book 10.6 vs. Galaxy Tab S3

Galaxy Book 10.6Galaxy Tab S3
Dimensions261.2 x 179.1 x 8.9 mm, 640g (Wi-Fi) / 650g (LTE)237.3 x 169.0 x 6.0mm 429g (Wi-Fi) / 434g (LTE)
Display10.6″ TFT FHD (1920×1280)9.7” Super AMOLED QXGA (2048×1536)
Chipset7th Gen Intel® Core™ m3 processor, Dual Core 2.6GHzQualcomm® Snapdragon™ 820 Quad Core 2.15GHz + 1.6GHz
Memory4GB + 64GB/128GB eMMCmicroSD up to 256GB4GB + 32GBmicroSD up to 256GB
Camera5MP FF13MP AF + 5.0MP, Flash
VideoRecording: FHD(1920X1080) @30fps, Playback: 4K(3840X2160) @30fpsRecording: 4K (3840×2160) @ 30fps, Playback: 4K (3840×2160) @ 60fps
Battery30.4W / up to 10hrs, Fast Charging6,000mAh, Fast Charging
OSWindows 10Android 7.0
PortsUSB 3.1(Type-C), Micro SDUSB 3.1(Type-C)
SensorsAccelerometer, Hall, LightAccelerometer, Hall Sensor, RGB Sensor, Finger print Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geometric Sensor
Wireless Connectivity/GPSWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2X2 MIMO, Bluetooth 4.1 BLE, GPS + GLONASSWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2X2 MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
Samsung ServicesSamsung Notes, Air Command, Samsung FlowSamsung Smart Switch, S Pen

Galaxy Book 12.0 vs. Galaxy Tab S3

Galaxy Book 12.0Galaxy Tab S3
Dimensions291.3×199.8×7.4mm, 754g (Wi-Fi / LTE)237.3 x 169.0 x 6.0mm 429g (Wi-Fi) / 434g (LTE)
Display12″ Super AMOLED FHD (2160×1440)9.7” Super AMOLED QXGA (2048×1536)
Chipset7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 processor, Dual Core 3.1GHzQualcomm® Snapdragon™ 820 Quad Core 2.15GHz + 1.6GHz
Memory4GB+128GB SSD 8GB+256GB SSD microSD up to 256GB4GB + 32GBmicroSD up to 256GB
Camera13MP AF + 5MP13MP AF + 5.0MP, Flash
VideoRecording: FHD(1920X1080) @30fps, Playback: 4K(3840X2160) @60fpsRecording: 4K (3840×2160) @ 30fps, Playback: 4K (3840×2160) @ 60fps
Battery39.04W / up to 10.5hrs, Fast Charging6,000mAh, Fast Charging
OSWindows 10Android 7.0
PortsUSB 3.1(Type-C) x2, Micro SDUSB 3.1(Type-C)
SensorsAccelerometer, Hall, LightAccelerometer, Hall Sensor, RGB Sensor, Finger print Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geometric Sensor
Wireless Connectivity/GPSWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2X2 MIMO, Bluetooth 4.1 BLE, GPS + GLONASSWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2X2 MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
Samsung ServicesSamsung Notes, Air Command, Samsung FlowSamsung Smart Switch, S Pen

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kalkyl
kalkyl

Have been thinking a couple of days. Book 10.6″ is still unimpressive. They crippled it with the low RAM and lousy TFT (compared to AMOLED). The keyboard cover feels outdated after seeing the Lenovo Yoga Book. The Lenovo is about the same size, but takes up much less space on a table, and can be used in several modes. Also it’s much lighter to travel with since the 690g includes the keyboard/drawingpad! Let’s see what the snapdragon 835+ can do for upcoming small windows tablets. I think there’s no need for flimsy keyboard covers soon, because devices can be made… Read more »

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Samsung Flow is also available on the Tab S3 – That’s what they showed, I think

stondec
stondec

Specs of both are unimpressive to me. I want something much better. I’ve been waiting forever for a sequel to the Note pro 12.2. The tab s3 falls short.