Samsung has unveiled a new premium tablet and clearly baptized it with the Tab S6 device on the iPad Pro. 10.5-inch OLED, improved pen input and optional keyboard cover to make the tablet into a working device and entertainer in one.
The tab S6 replaces the tab S4 as a top tablet of the South Koreans. Especially with regard to the S Pen Samsung has reportedly improved.
The newly developed pen is now also used as a remote control via Bluetooth LE, as is already the case with the Galaxy Note 9. Even gestures should support the S Pen and so, for example, allow the recording of selfies and videos without touching the device.
The pen is charged wirelessly on the device, after ten minutes in the charging recess on the back of the device, eleven hours of pen use should be possible. When not in use, the pin is held magnetically on the back of the tray, such an option was missing the S4.
With the introduced on the smartphones desktop surface DeX the tablet should also be a PC replacement. This can be used directly on the tablet, as was the case with the Tab S4. The DeX interface is similar to a classic Windows desktop including the task bar, start menu and quick launch bar. Almost all apps run in freely movable and re-sizable windows.
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While the display is like its predecessor to a 10.5-inch OLED, the device itself is a little smaller – and only 5.7 mm thin. The optical fingerprint sensor is under the display.
On the back Samsung has installed two cameras, in addition to the main camera sits an ultra wide-angle camera. There is a lens on the front, it takes 8 megapixel photos.
The Tab S6 is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855, which is also used in top-of-the-line smartphones.
This is up to 8 GB of main memory to the side. The battery has a capacity of 7040 mAh and can be refilled via Fast Charging. The device comes with either 128 or 256 GB of flash, this can be expanded by microSD card by up to 1 TB. Only the 256 GB device comes with LTE.
According to Samsung, the S6 tab will be available in gray, blue and pink from the end of August. With 6 GB of main memory and 128 GB of Flash, it will cost 750 euros, as an LTE version with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of Flash 900 euros, the S Pen is included in both versions. For the keyboard cover Samsung calls 180 euros.
|model||Samsung Galaxy Tab S6|
|operating system||Android 9|
|display||10.5 “WQXGA, AMOLED|
|colors||Gray, blue, pink|
|Height Weight||244.5 x 159.5 × 5.7mm / 420g|
|main camera||13MP + 5MP (Ultra Wide Angle)|
|Storage||6 GB / 128 GB, 8 GB / 256 GB|
|Processor / graphics||Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (1×2.8GHz, 3×2.4GHz, 4×1.7GHz) / Adreno 640|
|battery pack||7,040mAh, fast charging|
|connectivity||Wi-Fi 5, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5.0|
|positioning||GPS, Glonass, Beidou, Galileo|