Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following tablets: Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite

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Basics

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021)
Global · 3GB · 32GB · WiFi
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
Global · 4GB · 128GB · Wi-Fi
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Score

Ki Cost-effective
Score
6.4 Ki Cost-effective
Score
6.9 Ki Cost-effective
Score
Design and Screen score 6.4Design & Materials 6.3Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 5.8Performance & Hardware 6.3Performance & Hardware
Camera score 5.1Camera 6.3Camera
Connectivity score 5.8 Connectivity 5.4 Connectivity
Battery score 5.9 Battery 5.9 Battery

User reviews

User score
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2 reviews
8.0
6 reviews

Technical specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite

Specs where to buy Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021) Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021)
Global · 3GB · 32GB · WiFi
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite prices Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
Global · 4GB · 128GB · Wi-Fi
Inches 10.5" 10.4"
Resolution FHD FHD
Usable surface 81% useful 81% useful
Aspect Ratio 8:5 5:3
Dimensions 246.8 mm
161.9 mm
6.9 mm
245.0 mm
154.0 mm
7.0 mm
Weight 508 g 465 g
Micro Unisoc T618
Octa-Core
Exynos 9611
Octa-Core
RAM 3 GB RAM 4 GB RAM
Storage 32 GB 128 GB
AnTuTu 220.066
v8
179.566
v8
Battery 7040 mAh 7040 mAh
Main Camera 1
8 Mpx · Unknow

1
8 Mpx · ƒ/2.0

Selfie Camera SELF 5 Mpx · ƒ/-- SELF -- · ƒ/--
Bands
OS Android 13 Tiramisu Android 13 Tiramisu

Brand

Brand Samsung Samsung
Aliases SM-X200 SM-P610

Release Date

Release date December 2021,
2 years ago
April 2020,
3 years ago
State On Sale On Sale
Market Global Global

Design & Materials

Structure

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
Size
246.8 mm 161.9 mm 6.9 mm
245.0 mm 154.0 mm 7.0 mm
Weight 508 g 465 g
Usable surface 81 % 81 %
Materials Plastic Aluminium alloy
Resistance - -
Colors
White

Gray

Rose-gold
Blue

Pink

Gray

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
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
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8.4
Do you think it's a nice phone?
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9.2
Is it comfortable?
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9.0
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
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6.6
Number of reviews
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6 reviews

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Unisoc Tiger T618 Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9611
CPU 6 x ARM Cortex-A55 1.8Ghz + 2 x ARM Cortex-A75 2.0Ghz 4x Cortex-A73 2.3 GHz + 4x Cortex-A53 1.67 GHz
Type Octa-Core Octa-Core
Manufacturing 12 nm 10 nm
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU GPU ARM Mali-G52-MP2 ARM Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

RAM 3 GB 4 GB
Type -- LPDDR4X RAM

Antutu

Score
220.066
Antutu v8
Overall performance better than 67% of devices
179.566
Antutu v8
Overall performance better than 63% of devices

Storage

Capacity 32 GB 128 GB
Type -- UFS Storage 2.1
SD Slot Yes ,
Independent SD slot
Yes ,
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint No No

Sensors

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

Audio

Audio
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Stereo Speakers
  • Dolby Atmos

Others

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

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
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9.3
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
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8.0
What's your experience been with demanding games?
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6.0
Number of reviews
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6 reviews

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/ 2.0
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
  • Digital zoom
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Digital zoom
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer

Selfie

SELF
Camera type

Dedicated

Dedicated
Resolution 5 Mpx --
Sensor Unknown
Type --
Aperture ƒ/ --
Pixel size --
Pixel Binning --
Sensor size --
Others
--
--

DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score -- --

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
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7.0
Quality of nighttime photos
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6.8
Quality of selfies
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6.8
Does it have a powerful flash?
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6.5
Number of reviews
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6 reviews

Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G -- --
4G LTE -- --
3G -- --
2G -- --

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 Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth 5.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • 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
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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)

SAR

European measurement

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

-- -- W/Kg on head
1.221 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

-- -- W/Kg on head
1.300 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

User reviews

Quality of the GPS
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9.3
And the WiFi?
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8.2
Does it have good coverage for calls?
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8.7
Number of reviews
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6 reviews

Battery

Battery

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

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
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  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 0%
    Less than a day
  • 17%
    One day
  • 50%
    More than one day
  • 33%
    Two days or more
Number of reviews
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6 reviews

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

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
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  • 17%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 83%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 0%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
Do you regularly receive updates?
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  • 0%
    Never
  • 0%
    Once a year
  • 0%
    Every six months
  • 100%
    Every two months or less
Number of reviews
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6 reviews