The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite is an Android tablet with a 10.4 inch display, S-Pen support, and a Samsung Exynos 9610 processor.

First introduced in April, the tablet is available for pre-order from several retailers including Amazon, B&H, and Best Buy and it’s set to begin shipping on May 29th.

Positioned as a more affordable alternative to the Galaxy Tab S6, the Lite model isn’t exactly cheap — prices start at $350 for a model with 64GB of storage or $430 for a 128GB model. But the tablet is certainly cheaper than the original Galaxy Tab S6, which sells for $650 and up.

Samsung did make some trade-offs to cut the price by $300 though. The Lite model has an LCD display rather than AMOLED, a lower screen resolution, less memory and storage, less impressive cameras, and a less powerful processor. But the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite does have one feature its pricier cousin lacks — a headphone jack.

Here’s a run-down of key specs for the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite and Galaxy Tab S6:

SpecGalaxy Tab S6 LiteGalaxy Tab S6
Display10.4 inch, 2000 x 1200 LCD10.5 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel AMOLED
ProcessorSamsung Exynos 9610Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
RAM4GB6GB
Storage64GB or 128GB128GB or 256GB
Front camera5MP fixed-focus8MP fixed-focus
Rear camera(s)8MP auto-focus13MP + 5MP auto-focus
Battery7,040 mAh7,040 mAh
USB2.0 Type-C3.1 Gen 1 Type-C
Headphone?3.5mmNo
microSD?Up to 1TB cardsUp to 1TB cards
WiFi802.11ac802.11ac
Bluetooth5.05.0
GPSYesYes
Dimensions244.5mm x 154.3mm x 7mm244.5mm x 159.5mm x 5.7mm
Weight467 grams420 grams

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  1. Finally, they up the max microSD capacity.
    Wish they had louder built-in speakers, or made a
    charging speaker dock available. Prefer an
    speaker dock that you just put the tablet on top
    of (which Lenovo had a version of but without speakers,
    which Leonovo discontinued) rather than having to
    interface a different brand Bluetooth speaker.

  2. Man, that is a bit overpriced for the performance you getting from this chip in galaxy tab s6 lite. Some of the ipads models would be better and cheaper. The only plus is that spen support and android support.

    1. Yes, most iPad models have significantly more CPU performance, however the only one that competes around the $350 price is the standard iPad 32gb model (7th gen). So you’re really limited for choice if you’re shopping in this price range. You need to spend $500 to get an iPad better than that.

      Having said that, the iPad is probably the better buy for most consumers. This Samsung model is likely going to receive few OS updates, as Samsung tends to neglect their lower priced tablets.

      Personally, I wouldn’t buy either of them. That new Lenovo Duet Chrome OS tablet looks like the better purchase in this segment. Far less performance than either of these, but amazing battery life, and WAY longer OS update support than either Samsung or Apple will offer.