Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 with Snapdragon 855 and dual cameras announced

On: July 31, 2019

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Tab S6 flagship tablet today. It has arrived as the successor of the Galaxy Tab S4 that came with Snapdragon 835 last year. The South Korean company has skipped the Tab S5 moniker to launch it as Galaxy Tab S6. It is the world’s first tablet to feature the Snapdragon 855 chipset. It also the first tablet to feature an in-display fingerprint scanner. Another first from the Tab S6 is its dual camera setup.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Specifications

The Galaxy Tab S6 is fitted with a 10.5-inch Super AMOLED display that supports quad HD+ resolution of 2,560 x 1,600 pixels. It offers an aspect ratio of 16:10. Beneath the display is the optical in-screen fingerprint sensor.

The Galaxy Tab S6 is fueled by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 mobile platform that has been on plenty of Android flagship phones this year such as Galaxy S10 series, OnePlus 7 Pro, Redmi K20 series and so on. The Tab S6 features up to 8GB of RAM. For storage, it offers up to 256GB of native storage and it also features a microSD card slot that supports up to 512GB microSD card.

A dual camera setup is placed at the upper-left corner of the Tab S6’s back panel. It has a 13-megapixel main lens with f/2.0 aperture which is assisted by a 5-megapixel lens. Placed on the front of the Tab S6 is an 8-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture.

The Galaxy Tab S6 houses a rapid charging-enabled 7,040mAh battery. The improved S-Pen has a feature called Air Mouse which can be used to navigate on the Tab S6 without touching its screen. The S-Pen can be charged wirelessly by placing it in the groove found at the rear of the tablet. Once it is charged fully, it can last for around 6 hours.

The pogo-pins found along one side of the Galaxy Tab S6 can be used to attach the optional keyboard accessory. The tablet is blessed with AKG-tuned quad speakers for an immersive audio experience. The Bixby Assistant is also available on the Tab S6.

The Galaxy Tab S6 comes with an additional security feature of face unlock. Its users can take advantage of full-blown desktop experience by connecting the Tab S6 to an external display.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Price and Availability

The Galaxy Tab S6 comes in two model such as 6GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 256GB storage. They are respectively placed at $649 (~Rs 44,700) and $729 (~Rs 50,200). Mountain Grey, Clour Blue and Rose Blush are the three colour variants of the Tab S6.

Anvinraj Valiyathara

Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.