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    Specs comparison: Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e vs Galaxy Tab S6

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    Last updated: July 31st, 2019 at 16:03 UTC+02:00

    If you bought the Galaxy Tab S5e, you're probably not looking to upgrade to a new tablet right now nor would you want to upgrade any time soon. But, now that the Galaxy Tab S6 has been officially unveiled, you're no doubt wondering just what kind of upgrades and new features Samsung's latest tablet offers compared to your Galaxy Tab S5e.

    And that's why we've put the specs for both tablets side-by-side in the table below. Among the most notable upgrades here are the Bluetooth S Pen and the considerably higher horsepower thanks to the Snapdragon 855 chipset. There's even a dual camera on-board the Tab S6, although Samsung has ditched the LED flash from the Tab S5e (and the Tab S4). And if you care about having the coolest tech on your devices, the Tab S6 also puts the fingerprint sensor under the display.

    Check out our devices section for more details on these tablets and our Galaxy Tab S6 hands-on to see our initial impressions of the tablet. Also look forward to our Galaxy Tab S6 review in the coming weeks.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e vs. Galaxy Tab S6

    Galaxy Tab S5e Galaxy Tab S6
    Display 10.5-inch Super AMOLED, 2560 x 1600, 16:10 Aspect Ratio 10.5-inch Super AMOLED, 2560 x 1600, 16:10 Aspect Ratio
    S Pen No Yes, with remote control and air gestures
    Operating System Android 9 Pie
    Android 9 Pie
    Processor Snapdragon 670, Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz & 6×1.7 GHz), 64-bit, Adreno 615 GPU, 10nm Snapdragon 855, Octa-core (2.8GHz + 2.4GHz + 1.7GHz), 64-bit, Adreno 640 GPU, 7nm
    RAM 4GB/6GB 6GB/8GB
    Storage 64GB/128GB 128GB/256GB
    microSD Card up to 512GB up to 1TB
    Rear-facing camera 13MP, LED flash, 4K Video Recording (30fps)
    Camera 1: 13MP, 4K Video Recording (30fps)
    Camera 2: 5MP ultra-wide
    Front-facing camera 8MP 8MP
    Loudspeakers Quad speakers, Tuned by AKG with Dolby Atmos support Quad speakers, Tuned by AKG with Dolby Atmos support
    Wireless Connectivity LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5.0 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80 MU-MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth v5.0
    GPS GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou
    GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou
    USB USB 3.1 Type-C
    USB 3.1 Type-C
    Sensors Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Iris scanner, Gyroscope, Hall, Proximity, RGB Optical Fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, RGB Light Sensor
    Keyboard Case Yes Yes, with trackpad
    Dimensions 245.0 x 160.0 x 5.5mm 244.5 x 159.5 ×5.7mm
    Weight 400g
    420g
    Battery 7,040 mAh with fast charging (15W) 7,040 mAh with fast charging (15W)

    S Pen battery: 0.35 mAh, wireless charging

     

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    Image of Galaxy Tab S6 LTE

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    Image of Galaxy Tab S5e

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    Image of Galaxy Tab S5e LTE

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    Tablet Galaxy Tab S5eGalaxy Tab S6

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