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Galaxy Tab S6: Samsung's new tablet flagship for the first time with a dual camera

As a current flagship tablet, the Samsung Galaxy S6 gets only the best hardware. This includes the Snapdragon 855 high-end SoC as well as at least 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage space. As the first tablet from Samsung, the Galaxy Tab S6 also offers a dual camera with a 13 MP resolution.
Manuel Masiero (translated by Mark Riege), 🇩🇪

In our NBC test, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 proves itself as the currently fastest Android tablet. Responsible for this is the combination of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 high-end SoC and the Adreno 640 GPU. With this, the Galaxy Tab S6 achieves the proud result of 354,840 points in AnTuTu v7, which is almost 100,000 points more than the already very fast Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e. Also other powerful Android tablets such as the Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8 Pro (175,581 points) are unable to keep up here.

Its dual camera is also a unique feature of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6. It consists of a 13 MP ultra-wide-angle lens with a 123-degree viewing angle and a 5 MP wide-angle lens that is placed below that. With these, the tablet is able to succeed in creating portraits and closeups as well as landscape or group pictures.  In the test, the dual camera takes pictures of a decent quality in good light conditions, which offer a lot of dynamic due to their intense colors.

Samsung offers several models of the Galaxy Tab S6. Our test unit is the entry-level model with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage space, available for 749 Euros (~$834) officially. For the LTE version with the same amount of storage, you have to pay 820 Euros (~$913). Considering the quite hefty price, a small consolidation is the Samsung S Pen digital input pen, which is not an optional accessory anymore but included in the box by default.

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Manuel Masiero
Editor of the original article: Manuel Masiero - Senior Tech Writer - 179 articles published on Notebookcheck since 2012
My fascination for computers started with the C64. Since then, I’ve put everything that comes my way in terms of hardware through its paces. From the C64 to the Amiga 500 and the first PC with an 8088 CPU, my list of projects has grown increasingly longer. For more than 20 years now I have also turned my hobby into my profession and have been active in the mobile section of Notebookcheck since 2021. Before that, I worked as a hardware editor for IDG Media ( and VNU Business Publications (PC professional), among others.
Mark Riege
Translator: Mark Riege - Translator - 314 articles published on Notebookcheck since 2018
Having worked as a programmer for 20 years (medical devices, AI, data management systems), I've been following the computer scene for many years and especially enjoy finding out about new technology advances. Originally from Germany but living in the US, I've been working as a translator more recently, with Notebookcheck allowing me to combine my interest in new devices and translation. Other interests include Buddhism, spending time in Tibetan monasteries, and translating ancient Tibetan texts.
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Manuel Masiero, 2019-10-24 (Update: 2019-10-24)