As teased earlier today, the Galaxy Tab S6 is finally official and this is Samsung’s latest flagship Android tablet. Apart from having updated specs, the Tab S6 now features a redesigned S Pen that you can use as a remote and it can be charged wirelessly.
Upfront, the device comes with a 10.5″ WQXGA (2560×1600 pixels) Super AMOLED display that has a 16:10 aspect ratio. Since this is a media consumption media, it also gets a quad-speaker setup that’s tuned by AKG along with Dolby Atmos technology enhancement.
The Galaxy Tab S6 is also their first tablet to feature an optical-based in-display fingerprint sensor. This is the same fingerprint sensor technology that’s used on the Galaxy S10 and S10+.
Powering the device is a Snapdragon 855 processor and it’s offered in two configurations – 6GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 256GB storage. If you need to expand storage further, it also accepts a microSD card up to a maximum of 1TB.
In the camera department, it comes with a dual-camera setup consisting of a 13MP f/2.2 main camera and a 5MP f/2.0 ultra-wide-angle shooter that has a 123-degree field of view. You can also shoot 4K videos with it at 30fps. Over at the front, the device also gets an 8MP f/2.0 selfie shooter.
Similar to the Galaxy Tab 5e, the device also comes with Samsung DeX support which allows you to transform the tablet into a productive desktop-like setup. There’s an optional Book Cover Keyboard that has a trackpad and you can activate DeX mode instantly with a dedicated combo key.
The new S Pen for the Tab S6 boasts greater productivity with Air actions. Similar to the Galaxy Note 9, you can the S Pen to take selfies and videos, or to control your media playback up to 10-metres away. The S Pen has 10 hours of battery life which you can charge to full with a quick 10-minute charge via its rear magnetic dock.
Keeping the lights on is a 7,040mAh battery that is rated to last 15 hours of video playback on a single charge via a USB-C port. Similar to the Galaxy Tab S5e and the upcoming Galaxy Note 10, Samsung has omitted the 3.5mm headphone jack so you’ll have to either plug-in a USB-C headphones or get a pair of wireless earphones. At the moment, there are no details yet on its pricing and availability.