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Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Review - An affordable tablet with an S Pen and wrinkles

Welcome to the present. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (2024) is an affordable mid-range tablet that comes complete with a stylus pen. Find out whether the second edition of this Samsung tablet is still a good buy in our review.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Review

The Galaxy Tab S6 Lite first came out in 2020 and was updated in 2022. It has now been refreshed for the second time. Like in 2022, though, the manufacturer has merely replaced the chipset of the 10.4-inch Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (2024) - switching from a Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G to a Samsung Exynos 1280.    

Other than that, Samsung has opted to use the same hardware components as in the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite. This means the 2024 iteration only has 4 GB of working memory and 64 GB of flash storage, which no longer seems up-to-date. Find out whether the included S Pen can make up for this shortcoming in our review. The Wi-Fi version is available for $330. 

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 (Galaxy Tab Series)
Processor
Samsung Exynos 1280 8 x 2 - 2.4 GHz
Graphics adapter
Memory
4 GB 
Display
10.40 inch 15:9, 2000 x 1200 pixel 224 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, native pen support, TFT, 60 Hz
Storage
64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash, 64 GB 
, 48 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: 3,5 mm jack, Card Reader: microSDXC (up to 1TB), Brightness Sensor, Sensors: position sensor, acceleration sensor, hall sensor, OTG, Miracast
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 5.3, 2G: 850 MHz, GSM 900 MHz, DCS 1.800 MHz, PCS 1.900 MHz, 3G: B1 (2.100), B2 (1.900), B4 (AWS), B5 (850), B8 (900), 4G: B1 (2.100), B2 (1.900), B3 (1.800), B4 (AWS), B5 (850), B7 (2.600), B8 (900), B12 (700), B17 (700), B20 (800), B25 (1.900), B26 (850), B28 (700), B66 (AWS-3), B38 (2.600), B40 (2.300), B41 (2.500), LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7 x 244.5 x 154.3 ( = 0.28 x 9.63 x 6.07 in)
Battery
7040 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 14
Camera
Primary Camera: 8 MPix (f/1.9, AF)
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix /f/2.0)
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, USB cable, info material, One UI, 24 Months Warranty, widevine L1, fanless
Weight
467 g ( = 16.47 oz / 1.03 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
429 Euro
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

Potential competitors in comparison

Rating
Date
Model
Weight
Height
Size
Resolution
Best Price
85.3 %
05/2024
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Exynos 1280, Mali-G68 MP4
467 g7 mm10.40"2000x1200
86.8 %
11/2023
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Exynos 1380, Mali-G68 MP5
524 g6.5 mm10.90"2304x1440
88.8 %
08/2023
Xiaomi Pad 6
SD 870, Adreno 650
490 g6.51 mm11.00"2880x1800
89.3 %
04/2023
OnePlus Pad
Dimensity 9000, Mali-G710 MP10
552 g6.5 mm11.61"2800x2000
83.3 %
09/2023
Amazon Fire Max 11
MT8188J, Mali-G57 MP2
490 g7.5 mm11.00"2000x1200

Case - Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 made of metal

The Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 in Mint
The Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 in Mint

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (2024) weighs 456 grams and its exterior is indistinguishable from the 2020 Tab S6 Lite. Our product shots show the current model from 2024, but in theory we could have reused the photos from our previous reviews.  

The metal chassis holds a 10.4-inch display and has rather wide bezels, setting the Tab S6 Lite (2024) apart from the current Tab S9 series. The display-to-body ratio is decent at 81.6 percent. 

Given the good build quality, however, we are satisfied with the overall impression. The back of the tablet has a good feel and fingerprints don't really show up thanks to the matte surface. The Samsung tablet does not have IP certification.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Review
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Review
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Review
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Review
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Review
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Review
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Review

Size Comparison

259.1 mm / 10.2 inch 163.7 mm / 6.44 inch 7.5 mm / 0.2953 inch 490 g1.08 lbs258 mm / 10.2 inch 189.4 mm / 7.46 inch 6.5 mm / 0.2559 inch 552 g1.217 lbs254.3 mm / 10 inch 165.8 mm / 6.53 inch 6.5 mm / 0.2559 inch 524 g1.155 lbs253.95 mm / 10 inch 165.18 mm / 6.5 inch 6.51 mm / 0.2563 inch 490 g1.08 lbs244.5 mm / 9.63 inch 154.3 mm / 6.07 inch 7 mm / 0.2756 inch 467 g1.03 lbs210 mm / 8.27 inch 148 mm / 5.83 inch 1 mm / 0.03937 inch 2.9 g0.00639 lbs

Connectivity - Samsung tablet with USB 2.0

The Galaxy Tab S6 Lite is equipped with a pen, stereo speakers and, according to the manufacturer's spec sheet, Bluetooth 5.3 - though the Exynos 1280 nominally only supports the 5.2 standard.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite's 64-GB UFS 2.0 memory is not exactly generous in size, providing an available capacity of only 48 GB after setting up due to the operating system and several preinstalled apps. At least users can store videos and photos on the microSD card or connect external storage devices via USB OTG using the included USB 2.0 connector.

The Galaxy Tab S6 Lite again lacks support for cable-based image output in 2024 but allows users to wirelessly transmit content to external monitors using Miracast. Video content from streaming services can be viewed in HD quality thanks to Widevine L1. 

Top (3.5-mm audio jack, microphone, speaker)
Top (3.5-mm audio jack, microphone, speaker)
bottom (speaker, USB port)
bottom (speaker, USB port)
Left side
Left side
Right side (keys, microphone, card slot)
Right side (keys, microphone, card slot)

microSD card reader

The Samsung tablet's card slot enables good microSD performance in our cross-platform disk test in combination with our reference card (AV PRO V60). The speed of copying is very good, although the sister model, Galaxy Tab S9 FE, copied our photos slightly faster during our test. 

SD Card Reader - average JPG Copy Test (av. of 3 runs)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash (Angelbird AV Pro V60)
58.36 MB/s +23%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash (Angelbird V60)
47.6 MB/s

Cross Platform Disk Test (CPDT)

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash; SDCard Sequential Write 0.5 GB; Angelbird V60: Ø31.8 (16.3-51.5)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash; SDCard Sequential Write 0.5 GB; Angelbird AV Pro V60: Ø41.3 (30.1-58)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash; SDCard Sequential Read 0.5 GB; Angelbird V60: Ø72.6 (43.2-109.9)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash; SDCard Sequential Read 0.5 GB; Angelbird AV Pro V60: Ø74.7 (43.8-97.8)

Software - Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 with Android 14

The mid-range Samsung tablet is equipped with the current One UI 6.1, which is based on Android 14. At the time of testing, the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite was using up-to-date security patches from March 2024. According to the manufacturer's guidelines, these should be updated once every three months.

There is no official information on how long Samsung wishes to supply its Galaxy Tab with software updates. As the predecessor received security patches for five years, we would expect a similar time frame for the 2024 model. 

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Review
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Review
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Review
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Review

Communication and GNSS - Samsung tablet with LTE

Our tested configuration of the Galaxy tablet can establish an internet connection using either WiFi 5 or the LTE network. In the Tab S6 Lite (2024), the Samsung SoC Exynos 1280 does not support the more modern standards, though in theory it should work with the 5G standard. The Samsung tablet can access a total of seventeen 4G bands, including Band 20 and Band 28. The Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (2024) is also available as a WiFi-only device.

Using an active 5-GHz connection, the transfer speed remained below 500 MBit/s during our WiFi test, which could indicate missing integration of the advertised VHT80 channel. In comparison, the Galaxy A34 5G achieves a maximum speed of almost 700 MBit/s with VHT80. The transfer rates measured while using our reference router Asus ROG Rapture GT-AXE11000 are stable but still significantly slower than those of the WiFi6 competition (Xiaomi Pad 6Galaxy Tab S9 FE).

Networking
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
iperf3 receive AXE11000
450 (min: 371) MBit/s ∼27%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000
493 (min: 472) MBit/s ∼29%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
iperf3 receive AXE11000
847 (min: 791) MBit/s ∼50%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000
795 (min: 342) MBit/s ∼46%
Xiaomi Pad 6
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
iperf3 receive AXE11000
932 (min: 727) MBit/s ∼55%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000
880 (min: 791) MBit/s ∼51%
OnePlus Pad
Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000
iperf3 receive AXE11000
1696 (min: 1635) MBit/s ∼100%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000
1710 (min: 1696) MBit/s ∼100%
Amazon Fire Max 11
Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash
iperf3 receive AXE11000
391 (min: 385) MBit/s ∼23%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000
499 (min: 483) MBit/s ∼29%
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Samsung Exynos 1280, ARM Mali-G68 MP4; iperf3 receive AXE11000; iperf 3.1.3: Ø450 (371-488)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE Samsung Exynos 1380, ARM Mali-G68 MP5; iperf3 receive AXE11000; iperf 3.1.3: Ø847 (791-876)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Samsung Exynos 1280, ARM Mali-G68 MP4; iperf3 transmit AXE11000; iperf 3.1.3: Ø493 (472-514)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE Samsung Exynos 1380, ARM Mali-G68 MP5; iperf3 transmit AXE11000; iperf 3.1.3: Ø795 (342-895)
Positioning indoors
Positioning indoors
Positioning outdoors
Positioning outdoors

 Both the WiFi and the LTE versions of the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (2024) use a GNSS module for positioning. However, our test configuration also uses A-GPS for localization. Other thank that, the Samsung tablet uses most of the common main satellite systems in the single band. These are Beidou (B1), GPS (L1), Galileo (E1) and GLONASS (L1).

The Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 does not always locate our position perfectly, the deviations are small. The Garmin Venu 2, our comparison device, produced very similar results to the Samsung tablet.  

Positioning Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Positioning Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Positioning Garmin Venu 2
Positioning Garmin Venu 2

Cameras - Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 with autofocus

Selfie on the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Selfie on the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024

The 5-MP camera on the front of the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (2024) has an aperture of f/2.0 and produces decent images. Details are minimal due to the low resolution and videos can only be recorded at a maximum of 1080p and 30 fps. 4K is only available on the main camera.

The back of the mid-range tablet features a single camera module with an aperture of f/1.9. Unlike the front lens, the 8-MP sensor uses autofocus and image sharpness is satisfactory for a tablet in this price range. Still, the image quality isn't particularly high. Especially the dynamics in the photos are not very pronounced. However, anyone who wants to take pictures of documents, e.g. to take notes, will be perfectly satisfied with the image quality.  

1x
1x
2x
2x
4x (max)
4x (max)

Image Comparison

Choose a scene and navigate within the first image. One click changes the position on touchscreens. One click on the zoomed-in image opens the original in a new window. The first image shows the scaled photograph of the test device.

HauptkameraHauptkameraLow Light

We examined the color accuracy of the 8-MP sensor under controlled lighting conditions. The deviations from the reference colors that we determined are low for a tablet and entirely free of real outliers (>15). Most colors are rendered harmoniously but appear slightly brighter than the original. Only shades of green are noticeably bright.   

ColorChecker
7.6 ∆E
7.5 ∆E
8 ∆E
8.7 ∆E
5.8 ∆E
2.8 ∆E
6.7 ∆E
7.3 ∆E
7.5 ∆E
5.3 ∆E
5.2 ∆E
5 ∆E
7.7 ∆E
9.9 ∆E
9.3 ∆E
2.6 ∆E
3.2 ∆E
4.1 ∆E
6.7 ∆E
7.6 ∆E
8.1 ∆E
12.2 ∆E
6.7 ∆E
1.2 ∆E
ColorChecker Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024: 6.54 ∆E min: 1.2 - max: 12.25 ∆E
ColorChecker
30 ∆E
55.5 ∆E
40.2 ∆E
35.3 ∆E
46.1 ∆E
62.8 ∆E
54.2 ∆E
36.5 ∆E
44.6 ∆E
29.4 ∆E
65.1 ∆E
64.1 ∆E
31.9 ∆E
48.1 ∆E
38.2 ∆E
76.8 ∆E
45 ∆E
42.5 ∆E
94.3 ∆E
71.4 ∆E
52.5 ∆E
37.5 ∆E
24.4 ∆E
13.9 ∆E
ColorChecker Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024: 47.51 ∆E min: 13.91 - max: 94.33 ∆E

Accessories and Warranty - Samsung tablet without a charger

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (2024) Book Cover
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (2024) Book Cover

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (2024) comes with a USB cable (USB C on either side), a short users' manual, a SIM tool, and a color-coordinated S Pen. Samsung also has a Book Cover available for purchase in three different colors. 

Input Devices & Operation - Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 without fingerprint reader

Inputs by finger are processed quickly and precisely on the 10.4-inch LC panel. However, the low 60-Hz refresh rate cannot display the One UI's animations smoothly, especially when compared to smartphones with over 90 Hz. The Exynos SoC appears to be somewhat overtaxed by the LCD's high resolution, occasionally leading to notable performance issues and lagging. 

Support for stylus pens is not a given in this price range. The included S Pen makes it easy to take handwritten notes on the Tab S6 Lite. Samsung did not give any indications as to latency, but we did not perceive any notable lagging during operation. The S Pen does not need to be recharged, which also means it doesn't support some of the functions of a Galaxy Tab S9 such as gesture control.  

The 2024 Tab S6 Lite doesn't feature a fingerprint scanner, which represents a clear lack of functionality. Biometric facial recognition is only possible via the front camera and for a maximum of two saved faces. Nevertheless, this rather insecure 2D face recognition convinced us in our test during daylight.  

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024

Display - Galaxy tablet with LCD

Classic RGB subpixel array
Classic RGB subpixel array
Backlight bleeding on the LC display
Backlight bleeding on the LC display

The TFT panel in the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (2024) has a 1200p resolution and a pixel density of 224 ppi, which is less sharp than what the competition has to offer. The difference shouldn't be too noticeable during everyday use, however. The Xiaomi Pad 6 has 300 ppi as well as a significantly higher refresh rate of up to 144 Hz.

When it comes to brightness, our Tab S6 Lite (2024) achieves a maximum solid luminance of 486 cd/m², which is significantly lower than the Galaxy Tab S9 FE. Unsurprisingly, at 546 cd/m², APL18 luminance is only slightly higher compared to the full-white display. People sensitive to PWM will be pleased to learn that the LCD does not use low-frequency flickering. 

461
cd/m²
462
cd/m²
449
cd/m²
477
cd/m²
486
cd/m²
452
cd/m²
478
cd/m²
477
cd/m²
452
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
tested with X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 486 cd/m² (Nits) Average: 466 cd/m² Minimum: 4.2 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 92 %
Center on Battery: 486 cd/m²
Contrast: 1869:1 (Black: 0.26 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 2.29 | 0.5-29.43 Ø5
ΔE Greyscale 2.8 | 0.57-98 Ø5.3
92.5% sRGB (Calman 2D)
Gamma: 2.229
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
TFT, 2000x1200, 10.40
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
TFT-LCD, 2304x1440, 10.90
Xiaomi Pad 6
IPS LCD, 2880x1800, 11.00
OnePlus Pad
IPS, 2800x2000, 11.61
Amazon Fire Max 11
TFT LCD, 2000x1200, 11.00
Screen
-10%
-1%
-7%
-27%
Brightness middle
486
694
43%
541
11%
474
-2%
564
16%
Brightness
466
695
49%
494
6%
447
-4%
509
9%
Brightness Distribution
92
88
-4%
89
-3%
89
-3%
86
-7%
Black Level *
0.26
0.66
-154%
0.65
-150%
0.32
-23%
0.4
-54%
Contrast
1869
1052
-44%
832
-55%
1481
-21%
1410
-25%
Colorchecker dE 2000 *
2.29
2.1
8%
0.9
61%
3.16
-38%
4
-75%
Colorchecker dE 2000 max. *
6.82
4.3
37%
1.8
74%
5.37
21%
7.1
-4%
Greyscale dE 2000 *
2.8
3.3
-18%
1.4
50%
2.5
11%
5
-79%
Gamma
2.229 99%
2.26 97%
2.26 97%
2.09 105%
2.07 106%
CCT
7145 91%
7010 93%
6710 97%
7112 91%
1168 557%

* ... smaller is better

Screen Flickering / PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation)

To dim the screen, some notebooks will simply cycle the backlight on and off in rapid succession - a method called Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) . This cycling frequency should ideally be undetectable to the human eye. If said frequency is too low, users with sensitive eyes may experience strain or headaches or even notice the flickering altogether.
Screen flickering / PWM not detected

In comparison: 53 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 17788 (minimum: 5 - maximum: 3846000) Hz was measured.

One major disadvantage of the Tab S6 Lite compared to the current Galaxy Tab S9 generation is the impossibility of calibrating the display. The user cannot make any changes to color temperature or saturation.  

We examined the calibration of the TFT panel using the Calman analysis software. Our measured DetaE values for the sRGB color space are within the target range (<3). Only blue tones show a noticeable difference from the reference colors. The 0.26 cd/m² black value yields a good contrast ratio of 1800:1.

Color accuracy (profile: factory settings, target: sRGB)
Color accuracy (profile: factory settings, target: sRGB)
Color space (profile: factory settings, target: Adobe RGB)
Color space (profile: factory settings, target: Adobe RGB)
Color space (profile: factory settings, target: P3)
Color space (profile: factory settings, target: P3)
Color space (profile: factory settings, target: sRGB)
Color space (profile: factory settings, target: sRGB)
Grayscales (profile: factory settings, target: sRGB)
Grayscales (profile: factory settings, target: sRGB)
Saturation (profile: factory settings, target: sRGB)
Saturation (profile: factory settings, target: sRGB)

Display Response Times

Display response times show how fast the screen is able to change from one color to the next. Slow response times can lead to afterimages and can cause moving objects to appear blurry (ghosting). Gamers of fast-paced 3D titles should pay special attention to fast response times.
       Response Time Black to White
21.1 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 12.8 ms rise
↘ 8.3 ms fall
The screen shows good response rates in our tests, but may be too slow for competitive gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.1 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 41 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is similar to the average of all tested devices (21.4 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
43.1 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 24.4 ms rise
↘ 18.7 ms fall
The screen shows slow response rates in our tests and will be unsatisfactory for gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.2 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 68 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is worse than the average of all tested devices (33.6 ms).

At the time of testing in early summer, the Tab S6 Lite (2024) has good readability outdoors. Still, users will want to avoid reflections on the glass surface. The LC panel has decent viewing angle stability, with brightness reducing and colors distorting only slightly at wide viewing angles.

 

Performance - Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 with Samsung SoC

The Exynos 1280 in the Galaxy Tab S6 (2024) is a solid mid-range SoC that was first put on the market in 2022. The performance of our Samsung tablet with its two Cortex A78 cores and only 4 GB of DDR4 RAM is rather mediocre.

The Samsung chipset cannot keep up with the Exynos 1380 in the Tab S9 FE nor with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 in the Xiaomi Pad 6 when it comes to multi-score Geekbench results. The Antutu and CrossMark benchmarks offer similarly constrained results.

Geekbench 6.2
Multi-Core
Xiaomi Pad 6
3357 Points +66%
Average of class Tablet (493 - 14690, n=52, last 2 years)
2894 Points +43%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
2858 Points +41%
Amazon Fire Max 11
2363 Points +17%
Average Samsung Exynos 1280 (2021 - 2152, n=3)
2078 Points +3%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
2021 Points
Single-Core
Xiaomi Pad 6
1299 Points +34%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
1011 Points +5%
Average Samsung Exynos 1280 (961 - 976, n=3)
968 Points 0%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
966 Points
Average of class Tablet (185 - 3715, n=52, last 2 years)
963 Points 0%
Amazon Fire Max 11
949 Points -2%
Geekbench 5.5
Single-Core
OnePlus Pad
1279 Points +67%
Xiaomi Pad 6
1003 Points +31%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
778 Points +1%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
767 Points
Average Samsung Exynos 1280 (736 - 767, n=6)
745 Points -3%
Amazon Fire Max 11
702 Points -8%
Average of class Tablet (140 - 1892, n=74, last 2 years)
683 Points -11%
Multi-Core
OnePlus Pad
3998 Points +96%
Xiaomi Pad 6
3328 Points +63%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
2728 Points +33%
Average of class Tablet (312 - 8624, n=74, last 2 years)
2435 Points +19%
Amazon Fire Max 11
2070 Points +1%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
2045 Points
Average Samsung Exynos 1280 (1826 - 2045, n=6)
1955 Points -4%
Antutu v10 - Total Score
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
573936 Points +25%
Average of class Tablet (164396 - 2547454, n=23, last 2 years)
551525 Points +20%
Average Samsung Exynos 1280 (459194 - 474853, n=3)
467559 Points +2%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
459194 Points
PCMark for Android - Work 3.0
OnePlus Pad
15951 Points +26%
Xiaomi Pad 6
13728 Points +9%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
12637 Points
Average Samsung Exynos 1280 (11077 - 13748, n=6)
12301 Points -3%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
11259 Points -11%
Average of class Tablet (3195 - 17267, n=70, last 2 years)
8907 Points -30%
Amazon Fire Max 11
7249 Points -43%
CrossMark - Overall
OnePlus Pad
1114 Points +85%
Xiaomi Pad 6
754 Points +25%
Average of class Tablet (172 - 1880, n=56, last 2 years)
693 Points +15%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
673 Points +12%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
601 Points
Average Samsung Exynos 1280 (579 - 601, n=3)
593 Points -1%
Amazon Fire Max 11
587 Points -2%
BaseMark OS II
Overall
OnePlus Pad
7453 Points +87%
Xiaomi Pad 6
5289 Points +33%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
4424 Points +11%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
3976 Points
Average Samsung Exynos 1280 (3477 - 3976, n=4)
3700 Points -7%
Average of class Tablet (444 - 8886, n=56, last 2 years)
3679 Points -7%
Amazon Fire Max 11
3263 Points -18%
System
OnePlus Pad
10635 Points +27%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
9016 Points +8%
Xiaomi Pad 6
8463 Points +1%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
8365 Points
Average Samsung Exynos 1280 (7157 - 8365, n=4)
7538 Points -10%
Amazon Fire Max 11
6786 Points -19%
Average of class Tablet (1103 - 14097, n=56, last 2 years)
6629 Points -21%
Memory
OnePlus Pad
6873 Points +75%
Xiaomi Pad 6
6127 Points +56%
Amazon Fire Max 11
6055 Points +54%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
4486 Points +14%
Average of class Tablet (916 - 10049, n=56, last 2 years)
4340 Points +10%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
3932 Points
Average Samsung Exynos 1280 (3604 - 3932, n=4)
3805 Points -3%
Graphics
OnePlus Pad
22155 Points +331%
Xiaomi Pad 6
11263 Points +119%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
7031 Points +37%
Average of class Tablet (580 - 31738, n=56, last 2 years)
6736 Points +31%
Average Samsung Exynos 1280 (5104 - 5274, n=4)
5175 Points +1%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
5145 Points
Amazon Fire Max 11
2501 Points -51%
Web
OnePlus Pad
1906 Points +33%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
1433 Points
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
1347 Points -6%
Xiaomi Pad 6
1336 Points -7%
Average Samsung Exynos 1280 (1041 - 1433, n=4)
1259 Points -12%
Average of class Tablet (10 - 1907, n=56, last 2 years)
1217 Points -15%
Amazon Fire Max 11
1103 Points -23%
UL Procyon AI Inference for Android - Overall Score NNAPI
OnePlus Pad
29879 Points +487%
Amazon Fire Max 11
17202 Points +238%
Xiaomi Pad 6
16501 Points +224%
Average of class Tablet (1662 - 44323, n=53, last 2 years)
8833 Points +74%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
6110 Points +20%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
5087 Points
Average Samsung Exynos 1280 (4126 - 5087, n=5)
4653 Points -9%

Legend

 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Samsung Exynos 1280, ARM Mali-G68 MP4, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE Samsung Exynos 1380, ARM Mali-G68 MP5, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
 
Xiaomi Pad 6 Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Qualcomm Adreno 650, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
 
OnePlus Pad MediaTek Dimensity 9000, ARM Mali-G710 MP10,
 
Amazon Fire Max 11 MediaTek MT8188J, ARM Mali-G57 MP2, 64 GB eMMC Flash

The GFXBench graphics test positions our Mali G68 MP4 behind the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE, equipped with a Mali G68, although this device also has 5 pipes around the GPU. 

The Xiaomi Pad 6 with its Adreno 650 is in a different league altogether. Our Tab S6 Lite (2024) is also up to 75 percent slower than the OnePlus Pad when it comes to offscreen GFXBench results or the 3DMark Wildlife tests. 

3DMark / Wild Life Extreme Unlimited
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
3001 Points +368%
OnePlus Pad
Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000
2310 Points +260%
Xiaomi Pad 6
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
1233 Points +92%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
641 Points
Amazon Fire Max 11
Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash
310 Points -52%
3DMark / Wild Life Extreme
OnePlus Pad
Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000
2377 Points +276%
Xiaomi Pad 6
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
1246 Points +97%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
838 Points +33%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
632 Points
Amazon Fire Max 11
Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash
320 Points -49%
3DMark / Wild Life Unlimited Score
OnePlus Pad
Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000
8497 Points +275%
Xiaomi Pad 6
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
4252 Points +87%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
2987 Points +32%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
2268 Points
Amazon Fire Max 11
Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash
1078 Points -52%
3DMark / Wild Life Score
OnePlus Pad
Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000
7933 Points +245%
Xiaomi Pad 6
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
4293 Points +87%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
2958 Points +29%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
2299 Points
Amazon Fire Max 11
Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash
1101 Points -52%
3DMark / Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited
OnePlus Pad
Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000
9689 Points +150%
Xiaomi Pad 6
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
7363 Points +90%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
5013 Points +29%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
3876 Points
Amazon Fire Max 11
Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash
2525 Points -35%
3DMark / Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Graphics
OnePlus Pad
Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000
12658 Points +216%
Xiaomi Pad 6
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
8593 Points +114%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
5233 Points +31%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
4008 Points
Amazon Fire Max 11
Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash
2310 Points -42%
3DMark / Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics
OnePlus Pad
Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000
5321 Points +63%
Xiaomi Pad 6
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
4882 Points +50%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
4369 Points +34%
Amazon Fire Max 11
Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash
3747 Points +15%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
3256 Points
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 / T-Rex Onscreen
Xiaomi Pad 6
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
109 fps +85%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
82 fps +39%
Amazon Fire Max 11
Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash
63 fps +7%
OnePlus Pad
Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000
60 fps +2%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
59 fps
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 / T-Rex Offscreen
OnePlus Pad
Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000
246 fps +159%
Xiaomi Pad 6
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
181 fps +91%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
120 fps +26%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
95 fps
Amazon Fire Max 11
Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash
54 fps -43%
GFXBench 3.0 / Manhattan Onscreen OGL
OnePlus Pad
Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000
60 fps +7%
Xiaomi Pad 6
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
59 fps +5%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
58 fps +4%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
56 fps
Amazon Fire Max 11
Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash
37 fps -34%
GFXBench 3.0 / 1080p Manhattan Offscreen
OnePlus Pad
Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000
177 fps +181%
Xiaomi Pad 6
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
118 fps +87%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
79 fps +25%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
63 fps
Amazon Fire Max 11
Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash
34 fps -46%
GFXBench 3.1 / Manhattan ES 3.1 Onscreen
OnePlus Pad
Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000
51 fps +34%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
38 fps
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
35 fps -8%
Xiaomi Pad 6
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
33 fps -13%
Amazon Fire Max 11
Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash
23 fps -39%
GFXBench 3.1 / Manhattan ES 3.1 Offscreen
OnePlus Pad
Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000
128 fps +205%
Xiaomi Pad 6
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
81 fps +93%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
53 fps +26%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
42 fps
Amazon Fire Max 11
Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash
22 fps -48%
GFXBench / Car Chase Onscreen
OnePlus Pad
Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000
32 fps +52%
Xiaomi Pad 6
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
21 fps 0%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
21 fps 0%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
21 fps
Amazon Fire Max 11
Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash
13 fps -38%
GFXBench / Car Chase Offscreen
OnePlus Pad
Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000
73 fps +192%
Xiaomi Pad 6
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
49 fps +96%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
31 fps +24%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
25 fps
Amazon Fire Max 11
Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash
14 fps -44%
GFXBench / Aztec Ruins High Tier Onscreen
OnePlus Pad
Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000
26 fps +86%
Xiaomi Pad 6
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
17 fps +21%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
16 fps +14%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
14 fps
Amazon Fire Max 11
Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash
8.7 fps -38%
GFXBench / Aztec Ruins High Tier Offscreen
OnePlus Pad
Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000
37 fps +270%
Xiaomi Pad 6
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
20 fps +100%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
14 fps +40%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
10 fps
Amazon Fire Max 11
Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash
5.5 fps -45%
GFXBench / Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Onscreen
OnePlus Pad
Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000
36 fps +80%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
24 fps +20%
Xiaomi Pad 6
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
22 fps +10%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
20 fps
Amazon Fire Max 11
Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash
14 fps -30%
GFXBench / Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Offscreen
OnePlus Pad
Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000
93 fps +244%
Xiaomi Pad 6
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
53 fps +96%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
35 fps +30%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
27 fps
Amazon Fire Max 11
Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash
15 fps -44%
GFXBench / 4K Aztec Ruins High Tier Offscreen
OnePlus Pad
Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000
17 fps +278%
Xiaomi Pad 6
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
9.7 fps +116%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
6 fps +33%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
4.5 fps
Amazon Fire Max 11
Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash
2.3 fps -49%

The Samsung tablet's browser performance looks decent in the benchmarks. During everyday use, however, we did notice occasional lagging. The 60-Hz panel can also make scrolling feel sluggish.

Jetstream 2 - Total Score
OnePlus Pad (Chrome 112)
148.115 Points +45%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE (Chrome 119)
102.6 Points 0%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 (Chrome 124)
102.343 Points
Average of class Tablet (19.9 - 329, n=65, last 2 years)
92.5 Points -10%
Xiaomi Pad 6 (Chrome 115)
86.985 Points -15%
Average Samsung Exynos 1280 (63.5 - 102.3, n=5)
86.3 Points -16%
Amazon Fire Max 11 (Chrome 116.0.5845.114)
74.31 Points -27%
WebXPRT 4 - Overall
OnePlus Pad (Chrome 112)
158 Points +39%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 (Chrome 124)
114 Points
Average Samsung Exynos 1280 (106 - 114, n=3)
109.7 Points -4%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE (Chrome 119)
107 Points -6%
Xiaomi Pad 6 (Chrome 115)
94 Points -18%
Average of class Tablet (21 - 243, n=62, last 2 years)
89.5 Points -21%
Amazon Fire Max 11 (Chrome 116.0.5845.114)
75 Points -34%
WebXPRT 3 - Overall
Xiaomi Pad 6 (chrome 115)
134 Points +1%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
133 Points
Average of class Tablet (34 - 414, n=47, last 2 years)
127.6 Points -4%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE (Chrome 119)
125 Points -6%
Amazon Fire Max 11 (Chrome 116.0.5845.114)
122 Points -8%
Average Samsung Exynos 1280 (69 - 187, n=4)
117.8 Points -11%
Speedometer 2.0 - Result
OnePlus Pad (Chrome 112)
119 runs/min +31%
Average of class Tablet (437 - 571, n=59, last 2 years)
92.5 runs/min +2%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 (Chrome 124)
90.6 runs/min
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE (Chrome 119)
80.1 runs/min -12%
Xiaomi Pad 6 (Chrome 115)
68.93 runs/min -24%
Average Samsung Exynos 1280 (48 - 90.6, n=5)
67.7 runs/min -25%
Amazon Fire Max 11 (Chrome 116.0.5845.114)
65.6 runs/min -28%
Octane V2 - Total Score
OnePlus Pad (Chrome 112)
50429 Points +55%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE (Chrome 119)
34739 Points +7%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 (Chrome 124)
32436 Points
Xiaomi Pad 6 (Chrome 115)
30783 Points -5%
Average Samsung Exynos 1280 (24159 - 32736, n=5)
29314 Points -10%
Average of class Tablet (2672 - 105035, n=80, last 2 years)
24897 Points -23%
Amazon Fire Max 11 (Chrome 116.0.5845.114)
24222 Points -25%
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total
Average of class Tablet (326 - 34733, n=66, last 2 years)
3208 ms * -149%
Amazon Fire Max 11 (Chrome 116.0.5845.114)
1831.1 ms * -42%
Xiaomi Pad 6 (Chrome 115)
1532.1 ms * -19%
Average Samsung Exynos 1280 (1244 - 1920, n=5)
1518 ms * -18%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 (Chrome 124)
1287.1 ms *
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE (Chrome 119)
1208.7 ms * +6%
OnePlus Pad (Chrome 112)
797.7 ms * +38%

* ... smaller is better

The aging UFS 2.0 storage device still manages to deliver decent results in our AndroBench benchmark measurements.

Compared to the Xiaomi Pad 6, which is equipped with a 3.1 storage device, the Samsung tablet has noticeably lower read and write speeds. Especially the latter are very low on the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (2024). 

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FEXiaomi Pad 6OnePlus PadAmazon Fire Max 11Average 64 GB UFS 2.0 FlashAverage of class Tablet
AndroBench 3-5
64%
334%
650%
-47%
17%
183%
Sequential Read 256KB
521.67
526.65
1%
1673.97
221%
1866.48
258%
299.4
-43%
Sequential Write 256KB
80.44
282.47
251%
745.32
827%
1616.83
1910%
78.21
-3%
175.2 ?(80.4 - 251, n=18)
118%
Random Read 4KB
167.23
225.02
35%
298.45
78%
341.39
104%
81.85
-51%
117.1 ?(60.6 - 167.2, n=18)
-30%
Random Write 4KB
98.68
68.78
-30%
304.34
208%
420.93
327%
8.23
-92%

Games - Not suitable for gaming

The 2024 version of the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite is not made for gaming due to its comparatively weak Mali-G68 MP4. The GameBench app measures the device's exact refresh rates and confirms that it is not suited to HFR gaming due to the 60-Hz panel.  

When playing PUBG mobile, performance is satisfactory, though the tablet doesn't support the highest graphics settings (UHD) and only achieves 30 fps at slightly lower settings (HD). The Galaxy Tab S6 Lite cannot display 60 fps even at the lowest graphics settings.

Graphically demanding games such as Genshin Impact are not enjoyable. The refresh rate only reaches an average of 31 fps at low details, including frame drops to below 20 images per second.

Genshin Impact
Genshin Impact
PUBG Mobile
PUBG Mobile
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024; Genshin Impact; lowest 120 fps: Ø31.3 (7-59)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024; Genshin Impact; highest 120 fps: Ø23 (5-35)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024; PUBG Mobile; Smooth: Ø29.6 (20-32)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024; PUBG Mobile; HD: Ø29.5 (21-31)

Emissions - Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 stays cool

Temperature

The Samsung's chassis only heats up minimally during everyday use. Even under continuous load the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (2024) has sufficient cooling to avoid noticeable throttling of the Exynos 1280

The 3DMark tests show that drops in performance are limited to two percent even after long phases of load.

Max. Load
 33.8 °C
93 F
30.4 °C
87 F
28.5 °C
83 F
 
 29.5 °C
85 F
28.4 °C
83 F
29.4 °C
85 F
 
 27.5 °C
82 F
28.1 °C
83 F
28.1 °C
83 F
 
Maximum: 39.5 °C = 103 F
Average: 32.6 °C = 91 F
29.5 °C
85 F
33.4 °C
92 F
35.9 °C
97 F
28.8 °C
84 F
30.5 °C
87 F
32.2 °C
90 F
28.5 °C
83 F
28.7 °C
84 F
28.8 °C
84 F
Maximum: 35.9 °C = 97 F
Average: 30.7 °C = 87 F
Power Supply (max.)  41.2 °C = 106 F | Room Temperature 20 °C = 68 F | Fluke t3000FC (calibrated), Voltcraft IR-260
(±) The average temperature for the upper side under maximal load is 32.6 °C / 91 F, compared to the average of 30 °C / 86 F for the devices in the class Tablet.
(+) The maximum temperature on the upper side is 39.5 °C / 103 F, compared to the average of 33.7 °C / 93 F, ranging from 20.7 to 53.2 °C for the class Tablet.
(+) The bottom heats up to a maximum of 35.9 °C / 97 F, compared to the average of 33.2 °C / 92 F
(+) In idle usage, the average temperature for the upper side is 22.8 °C / 73 F, compared to the device average of 30 °C / 86 F.

3DMark Wild Life Stress Test

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash; Wild Life Stress Test Stability; 0.0.0.0: Ø13.8 (13.7-13.8)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash; Wild Life Stress Test Stability; 0.0.0.0: Ø17.7 (17.6-17.9)
Xiaomi Pad 6 Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Stress Test Stability; 0.0.0.0: Ø21.5 (21.1-25.4)
OnePlus Pad Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000; Wild Life Stress Test Stability; 0.0.0.0: Ø41.2 (35.1-48.8)
Amazon Fire Max 11 Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash; Wild Life Stress Test Stability; 0.0.0.0: Ø6.6 (6.58-6.62)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Mali-G68 MP4, Exynos 1280, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash; Wild Life Extreme Stress Test; 1.1.4.1: Ø3.8 (3.77-3.83)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE Mali-G68 MP5, Exynos 1380, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash; Wild Life Extreme Stress Test; 1.1.4.1: Ø5.05 (5.03-5.07)
Xiaomi Pad 6 Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Extreme Stress Test; 1.1.0.2: Ø6.27 (6.1-7.39)
OnePlus Pad Mali-G710 MP10, Dimensity 9000; Wild Life Extreme Stress Test; 1.1.0.2: Ø12.5 (12-14.1)
Amazon Fire Max 11 Mali-G57 MP2, MT8188J, 64 GB eMMC Flash; Wild Life Extreme Stress Test; 1.1.0.2: Ø1.924 (1.907-1.936)
3DMark
Wild Life Extreme Stress Test
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
99.3 (5.03min - 5.07max) % +1%
Amazon Fire Max 11
98.5 (1.907min - 1.936max) % 0%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
98.2 (3.77min - 3.83max) %
OnePlus Pad
84.8 (12min - 14.1max) % -14%
Xiaomi Pad 6
82.5 (6.1min - 7.39max) % -16%
Wild Life Stress Test Stability
Amazon Fire Max 11
99.5 (6.58min - 6.62max) % 0%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
99.1 (13.7min - 13.8max) %
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
98.4 (17.6min - 17.9max) % -1%
Xiaomi Pad 6
83.1 (21.1min - 25.4max) % -16%
OnePlus Pad
72 (35.1min - 48.8max) % -27%

Legend

 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Samsung Exynos 1280, ARM Mali-G68 MP4, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE Samsung Exynos 1380, ARM Mali-G68 MP5, 128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash
 
Xiaomi Pad 6 Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Qualcomm Adreno 650, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
 
OnePlus Pad MediaTek Dimensity 9000, ARM Mali-G710 MP10,
 
Amazon Fire Max 11 MediaTek MT8188J, ARM Mali-G57 MP2, 64 GB eMMC Flash

Speakers

The Tab S6 Lite (2024) has two speakers with a relatively low maximum volume of only 76 dB(A). Their quality is good, though bass tones are hardly audible. Other than that, the mid-range tablet manages a linear reproduction of mids and highs, through very high tones drop off somewhat in the Pink Noise diagram.  

The device has a 3.5-mm audio jack for audio output via cable and supports Bluetooth 5.3 (as per the datasheet) for wireless audio output. However, the choice of audio codecs is limited to SBC, AAC, aptX, SCC and LDAC.

dB(A) 0102030405060708090Deep BassMiddle BassHigh BassLower RangeMidsHigher MidsLower HighsMid HighsUpper HighsSuper Highs2043.738.42533.236.83129.331.54032.336.65040.737.56332.629.18019.726.910016.933.112515.538.316013.343.82009.643.325011.843.33159.248.24008.754.15001156.363013.25680013.757.9100014.862.9125013.764.7160010.666.1200010.961.9250012.363.9315013.762.6400013.660.7500013.963.1630014.464.3800015.666.81000015.969.6125001661.71600016.754.5SPL25.875.7N0.736.1median 13.7median 60.7Delta2.17.936.937.929.62723.725.635.629.338.639.124.230.518.934.318.940.315.745.813.959.714.759.715.263.712.966.911.46712.77112.270.111.571.611.673.613.675.312.875.81374.412.774.112.775.112.975.913.47313.471.813.97313.669.513.660.613.753.725.185.70.668.5median 13.4median 710.76.1hearing rangehide median Pink NoiseSamsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Frequency diagram (checkboxes can be checked and unchecked to compare devices)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 audio analysis

(±) | speaker loudness is average but good (75.7 dB)
Bass 100 - 315 Hz
(-) | nearly no bass - on average 19% lower than median
(±) | linearity of bass is average (7.9% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 - 2000 Hz
(+) | balanced mids - only 3.9% away from median
(+) | mids are linear (6% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 - 16 kHz
(+) | balanced highs - only 3.7% away from median
(+) | highs are linear (4.3% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 - 16.000 Hz
(±) | linearity of overall sound is average (18.5% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 39% of all tested devices in this class were better, 8% similar, 53% worse
» The best had a delta of 7%, average was 22%, worst was 129%
Compared to all devices tested
» 36% of all tested devices were better, 8% similar, 56% worse
» The best had a delta of 4%, average was 25%, worst was 134%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE audio analysis

(+) | speakers can play relatively loud (85.7 dB)
Bass 100 - 315 Hz
(-) | nearly no bass - on average 15% lower than median
(±) | linearity of bass is average (9.4% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 - 2000 Hz
(+) | balanced mids - only 2.6% away from median
(+) | mids are linear (2.6% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 - 16 kHz
(+) | balanced highs - only 2.6% away from median
(+) | highs are linear (2.7% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 - 16.000 Hz
(+) | overall sound is linear (12.1% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 11% of all tested devices in this class were better, 5% similar, 84% worse
» The best had a delta of 7%, average was 22%, worst was 129%
Compared to all devices tested
» 7% of all tested devices were better, 2% similar, 91% worse
» The best had a delta of 4%, average was 25%, worst was 134%

Energy Management

Power Consumption

The 7,040-mAh battery can be rechared with a maximum of 15 watts. As the manufacturer has not included a suitable charger for its Galaxy Tab, we used a power bank (PD 3.0, max 100 watts) while testing. The battery was fully recharged in about 2.5 hours. The 10.4-inch tablet has excellent consumption values both while idling and under load.

Power Consumption
Off / Standbydarklight 0.1 / 0.2 Watt
Idledarkmidlight 1.2 / 1.4 / 1.8 Watt
Load midlight 2.5 / 8.3 Watt
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Key: min: dark, med: mid, max: light        Metrahit Energy
Currently we use the Metrahit Energy, a professional single phase power quality and energy measurement digital multimeter, for our measurements. Find out more about it here. All of our test methods can be found here.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
7040 mAh
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
8000 mAh
Xiaomi Pad 6
8840 mAh
OnePlus Pad
9510 mAh
Amazon Fire Max 11
7500 mAh
Power Consumption
-199%
-175%
-238%
-110%
Idle Minimum *
1.2
1.13
6%
0.96
20%
3.64
-203%
1.04
13%
Idle Average *
1.4
4.81
-244%
4.91
-251%
6.84
-389%
4.25
-204%
Idle Maximum *
1.8
4.89
-172%
5.07
-182%
7.15
-297%
4.3
-139%
Load Average *
2.5
15.02
-501%
11.8
-372%
8.98
-259%
7.62
-205%
Load Maximum *
8.3
15.22
-83%
15.9
-92%
11.9
-43%
9.69
-17%

* ... smaller is better

Power Consumption: Geekbench (150 cd/m²)

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Samsung Exynos 1280: Ø5.36 (1.921-8.29)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE Samsung Exynos 1380: Ø6.76 (2.38-11.7)

Power Consumption: GFXBench (150 cd/m²)

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Samsung Exynos 1280; 1920x1080 Aztec Ruins Normal Offscreen: Ø4.81 (2.42-5.5)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE Samsung Exynos 1380; 1920x1080 Aztec Ruins Normal Offscreen: Ø5.4 (4.89-6.13)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024 Samsung Exynos 1280; Idle 150cd/m2: Ø1.378 (1.251-2.27)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE Samsung Exynos 1380; Idle 150cd/m2: Ø2.29 (2.22-2.76)

Battery Life

The Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (2024) achieves average results for a mid-range device in our practical battery test with a brightness of 150 cd/m². However, we would have expected a better battery life due to the weaker hardware in our Samsung tablet.

Battery Runtime
Idle (without WLAN, min brightness)
50h 57min
WiFi Websurfing (Chrome 123)
12h 34min
Big Buck Bunny H.264 1080p
15h 42min
Load (maximum brightness)
4h 47min
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2024
7040 mAh
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
8000 mAh
Xiaomi Pad 6
8840 mAh
OnePlus Pad
9510 mAh
Amazon Fire Max 11
7500 mAh
Battery Runtime
16%
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