Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2022: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following tablets: Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2022

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Basics

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A8
Global · 3GB · 32GB · Wi-Fi SM-X200N
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2022
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2022
Global · 4GB · 64GB · WiFi
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Score

Ki Cost-effective
Score
6.2 Ki Cost-effective
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7.2 Ki Cost-effective
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Design and Screen score 5.5Design & Materials 6.5Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 6.0Performance & Hardware 6.6Performance & Hardware
Camera score 5.2Camera 6.6Camera
Connectivity score 6.3 Connectivity 5.8 Connectivity
Battery score 5.9 Battery 6.0 Battery

User reviews

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Technical specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2022

Specs Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 price compare Samsung Galaxy Tab A8
Global · 3GB · 32GB · Wi-Fi SM-X200N
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2022 price comparison Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2022
Global · 4GB · 64GB · WiFi
Inches 10.5" 10.4"
Resolution FHD FHD
Usable surface 80% useful 81% useful
Aspect Ratio 8:5 5:3
Dimensions 246.8 mm
161.9 mm
6.9 mm
244.5 mm
154.3 mm
7.0 mm
Weight 508 g 467 g
Micro Unisoc T618
Octa-Core
SnapD. 720g
Octa-Core
RAM 3 GB RAM 4 GB RAM
Storage 32 GB 64 GB
AnTuTu 210.000
v8
325.000
v9
Battery 7040 mAh 7040 mAh
Main Camera 1
8 Mpx · Unknow

1
8 Mpx · ƒ/1.9

Selfie Camera SELF 5 Mpx · Unknow SELF 5 Mpx · ƒ/2.0
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OS Android 13 Tiramisu Android 13 Tiramisu


About this comparison

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 and Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2022 are two upcoming tablets from the tech giant. Both of them offer a range of features, but also come with their own set of trade-offs. We take a look at what each one offers and what consumers can expect from them when they launch.

Design & Materials

Starting with the design, both tablets come with an aluminium alloy frame and bezel-less screens which offer a 79.6% and 81.2% usable surface respectively. The Galaxy Tab A8 has a 10.50-inch TFT LCD (IPS) screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1200 (FHD), while the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite offers a 10.40-inch IPS LCD screen with a 2000 x 1200 (FHD) resolution. Both devices also come with stereo speakers and Dolby Atmos for providing a richer sound experience.

Hardware

Under-the-hood, the Galaxy Tab A8 features a Unisoc Tiger T618 (12nm) processor and comes in 3GB and 4GB LPDDR4X RAM variants with 32GB, 64GB and 128GB internal storage options. It also has an external storage slot for microSD cards and an Antutu v8 score of 210000.

The Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, on the other hand, is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (8nm) processor and comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB and 128GB of storage. It also has an external storage slot and an Antutu v9 score of 325000.

Camera

In terms of cameras, both devices feature an 8MP rear camera with unknown CMOS sensor. The Galaxy Tab A8 has a 5MP front camera while the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite offers a 5MP f/2.0 selfie shooter.

Connectivity & Battery

In terms of connectivity, both tablets feature Bluetooth 5.0 and audio jack. However, the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite does offer dual-band WiFi 6 which is absent on the Galaxy Tab A8.

Both tablets have a 7040mAh battery with 15W fast charging.

Conclusion

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 and Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2022 are two upcoming mid-range tablets from the tech giant. They come with similar features such as aluminium alloy frames, bezel-less displays, stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos and a 7040mAh battery. However, the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite does offer some advantages such as a better processor, dual-band WiFi 6 and a slightly higher AnTuTu score. It also has a more advanced front-facing camera. Both tablets are expected to launch in July 2022.

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Brand

Brand Samsung Samsung
Aliases SM-X200N --

Release Date

Release date July 2022,
1 year ago
July 2022,
1 year ago
State On Sale On Sale
Market Global Global

Design & Materials

Structure

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2022
Samsung Galaxy Tab A8
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2022
Size
246.8 mm 161.9 mm 6.9 mm
244.5 mm 154.3 mm 7.0 mm
Weight 508 g 467 g
Usable surface 80 % 81 %
Materials Aluminium alloy Aluminium alloy
Resistance - -
Colors
Black

White

Gold
Black

Screen

Diagonal 10.5" 10.4"
Type TFT LCD (IPS) LCD IPS
Aspect Ratio 8:5 5:3
Resolution FHD
1920 x 1200 px
FHD
2000 x 1200 px
Density 216 Pixels per inch 224 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Without Notch
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • S-Pen
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch

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Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Unisoc Tiger T618 Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
CPU 6 x ARM Cortex-A55 1.8Ghz + 2 x ARM Cortex-A75 2.0Ghz 2x Kryo 360 2.3 GHz + 6x Kryo 360 1.7 GHz
Type Octa-Core Octa-Core
Manufacturing 12 nm 8 nm
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU GPU ARM Mali-G52-MP2 Qualcomm Adreno 618

RAM

RAM 3 GB 4 GB
Type LPDDR4X RAM LPDDR4X RAM

Antutu

Score
210.000
Antutu v8
Overall performance better than 65% of devices
325.000
Antutu v9
Overall performance better than 75% of devices

Storage

Capacity 32 GB 64 GB
Type -- --
SD Slot Yes ,
Independent SD slot
Yes ,
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint No No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall

Audio

Audio
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Stereo Speakers
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Stereo Speakers

Others

Notifications LED -- --
Cooling system No No
Gaming buttons No No

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Camera

Main

No. of cameras Rear camera Rear camera
1
Camera type

Standard

Standard
Resolution 8 Mpx 8 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Unknown
Type CMOS CMOS
Aperture Unknow ƒ/ 1.9
ISO -- --
Pixel size -- 1.12 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size -- --

Features

Flash No No
Optical Stabilisation No No
Slow Motion Video No,
30 fps
No,
30 fps
Others
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Digital zoom
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer

Selfie

SELF
Camera type

Dedicated

Dedicated
Resolution 5 Mpx 5 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Unknown
Type -- --
Aperture Unknow ƒ/ 2.0
Pixel size -- --
Pixel Binning -- --
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Others
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DxOMark Score

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Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G -- --
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3G -- --
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SIM card

Dual SIM
Type

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi MiMO

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth 5.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • HOGP
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • HOGP

Navigation

Navigation
  • GPS
  • GLONASS
  • QZSS
  • Galileo
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USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • USB Host 2.0

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

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1.448 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

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1.050 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • ANT+

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Battery

Battery

Capacity
7040 mAh
7040 mAh
Type Li-Polymer Li-Polymer
Fast charge Yes,
15.0W
Yes,
15.0W
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Non-removable

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Software

Software

Operating System
  • Android 13
    Android 13 Tiramisu, 1 year ago
  • Android 13
    Android 13 Tiramisu, 1 year ago
Google Services (official) Yes Yes

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