68points

Microsoft Surface Pro 6

87points

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE

Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
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Microsoft Surface Pro 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE

Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE

Why is Microsoft Surface Pro 6 better than Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE?

  • 21.84% higher resolution
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    2736 x 1824pxvs2560 x 1600px
  • 8GB more RAM memory
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    16GBvs8GB
  • 17.14% bigger screen size
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    12.3"vs10.5"
  • 744GB more internal storage
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    1000GBvs256GB
  • Has an IPS screen
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  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    2vs1
  • Has a detachable keyboard
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Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE better than Microsoft Surface Pro 6?

  • 2.27x faster CPU speed
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    1 x 2.84GHz & 3 x 2.42GHz & 4 x 1.78GHzvs4 x 1.9GHz
  • 7.49% higher pixel density
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    287ppivs267ppi
  • 364g lighter
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    420gvs784g
  • 2.8mm thinner
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    5.7mmvs8.5mm
  • Stylus included
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  • 2.25x more megapixels (main camera)
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    13MP & 5MPvs8MP
  • 1.6x more megapixels (front camera)
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    8MPvs5MP
  • 0.9 newer Bluetooth version
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    5vs4.1

Price comparison

Microsoft Surface Pro 6

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft  Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5,...Microsoft  Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB)
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$699.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, ...Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB) - Microsoft Surface Pro Black Signature Type Cover- Black
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$890.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, ...Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB) - Newest Version (Renewed)
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$559.99
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 7 – 12.3" Touch-Sc...Microsoft Surface Pro 7 – 12.3" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 128GB SSD (Latest Model) – Platinum with Black Type Cover
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$799.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft  Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5,...Microsoft  Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB)
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$875.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 6 12.3" Intel i5 8...Microsoft Surface Pro 6 12.3" Intel i5 8GB/256GB Tablet with Surface Pro Keyboard Bundle
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$899.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, ...Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256 GB)  - Black
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$859.88
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 6 12.3" (2736 x 18...Microsoft Surface Pro 6 12.3" (2736 x 1824) Touch Screen - Intel 8th Gen Core i5 (up to 3.40 GHz) - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD - with Keyboard and Surface Pen - Black
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$910.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 6 Black 12.3" (273...Microsoft Surface Pro 6 Black 12.3" (2736 x 1824) Touch Screen Tablet with Keyboard, Surface Pen and Mouse - Intel 8th Gen Core i5 (up to 3.40 GHz) - 8GB RAM - 256GB SSD
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$960.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 5 12.3” Touch-Scre...Microsoft Surface Pro 5 12.3” Touch-Screen (2736 X 1824) Tablet PC | Intel Core M3 | 4GB Memory | 128GB SSD | 802.11 A/B/G/N/AC | Card Reader | USB 3.0 | Camera | Windows 10 | Platinum
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$595.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 aliexpressultra slim backlit Keyboard for Microsof...ultra slim backlit Keyboard for Microsoft surface Pro 6 2018 Pro 5 2017 Bluetooth Keyboard for Surface go 2 Pro 3 Pro 4 keypad
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$32.99

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S6 SM-T865 LTE Factor...Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 SM-T865 LTE Factory Unlocked 10.5" International Version (No Warranty in The USA) (6GB RAM / 128GB ROM, Mountain Gray)
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$625.00

Design

1.weight

784g

420g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.thickness

8.5mm

5.7mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
3.Stylus included
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.
4.is dustproof and water-resistant
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
5.height

201mm

159.5mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Display

1.resolution

2736 x 1824px

2560 x 1600px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
2.pixel density

267ppi

287ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
3.screen size

12.3"

10.5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has branded damage-resistant glass
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
5.has an IPS screen
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.
6.has a touch screen
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 1.9GHz (Intel Core i7-8650U)

1 x 2.84GHz & 3 x 2.42GHz & 4 x 1.78GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855)

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.RAM

16GB

8GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
3.has an external memory slot
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
4.internal storage

1000GB

256GB

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
5.Supports 64-bit
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i7-8650U)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855)
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit apps.
6.semiconductor size
Small semiconductors provide better performance and reduced power consumption. Chipsets with a higher number of transistors, semiconductor components of electronic devices, offer more computational power. A small form factor allows more transistors to fit on a chip, therefore increasing its performance.

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)

8MP

13MP & 5MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
2.megapixels (front camera)

5MP

8MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the front camera. A higher megapixel count means that the front camera is capable of capturing more details, an essential factor for taking high-resolution selfies.
3.has a flash
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
4.has a CMOS sensor
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
5.has a built-in HDR mode
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
6.has a front camera
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.number of microphones

2

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.Has a radio
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
5.Has dedicated media keys
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

Battery

1.Battery life

13.5h

15h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.Supports fast charging
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
3.has a battery level indicator
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
5.has wireless charging
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
6.has a removable battery
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Features

1.has an HDMI output
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
2.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
3.Supports widgets
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Windows 10 Pro)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE (Android 9.0 Pie)
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
4.has NFC
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
5.is a multi-user system
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Windows 10 Pro)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE (Android 9.0 Pie)
A multi-user operating system allows multiple users to access the device. Each user has a dedicated profile with apps and data available only to them.
6.The browser has word wrap
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Windows 10 Pro)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE (Android 9.0 Pie)
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

Miscellaneous

1.uses multithreading
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i7-8650U)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE
Multithreading technology (such as Intel's Hyperthreading or AMD's Simultaneous Multithreading) provides increased performance by splitting each of the processor's physical cores into virtual cores, also known as threads. This way, each core can run two instruction streams at once.
2.Has an ultra power-saving mode
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE (Android 9.0 Pie)
The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.

Price comparison

Microsoft Surface Pro 6

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft  Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5,...Microsoft  Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB)
Amazon logo
$699.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, ...Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB) - Microsoft Surface Pro Black Signature Type Cover- Black
Amazon logo
$890.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, ...Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB) - Newest Version (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$559.99
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 7 – 12.3" Touch-Sc...Microsoft Surface Pro 7 – 12.3" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 128GB SSD (Latest Model) – Platinum with Black Type Cover
Amazon logo
$799.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft  Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5,...Microsoft  Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB)
Amazon logo
$875.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 6 12.3" Intel i5 8...Microsoft Surface Pro 6 12.3" Intel i5 8GB/256GB Tablet with Surface Pro Keyboard Bundle
Amazon logo
$899.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, ...Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256 GB)  - Black
Amazon logo
$859.88
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 6 12.3" (2736 x 18...Microsoft Surface Pro 6 12.3" (2736 x 1824) Touch Screen - Intel 8th Gen Core i5 (up to 3.40 GHz) - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD - with Keyboard and Surface Pen - Black
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$910.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 6 Black 12.3" (273...Microsoft Surface Pro 6 Black 12.3" (2736 x 1824) Touch Screen Tablet with Keyboard, Surface Pen and Mouse - Intel 8th Gen Core i5 (up to 3.40 GHz) - 8GB RAM - 256GB SSD
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$960.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 5 12.3” Touch-Scre...Microsoft Surface Pro 5 12.3” Touch-Screen (2736 X 1824) Tablet PC | Intel Core M3 | 4GB Memory | 128GB SSD | 802.11 A/B/G/N/AC | Card Reader | USB 3.0 | Camera | Windows 10 | Platinum
Amazon logo
$595.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 aliexpressultra slim backlit Keyboard for Microsof...ultra slim backlit Keyboard for Microsoft surface Pro 6 2018 Pro 5 2017 Bluetooth Keyboard for Surface go 2 Pro 3 Pro 4 keypad
aliexpress logo
$32.99

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S6 SM-T865 LTE Factor...Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 SM-T865 LTE Factory Unlocked 10.5" International Version (No Warranty in The USA) (6GB RAM / 128GB ROM, Mountain Gray)
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$625.00

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