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Samsung Galaxy Tab S6

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6

from  $650+
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77 Engadget Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
77

A good product that falls short of greatness.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The Galaxy Tab S6 is a powerful, long-lasting Android tablet that is excellent until you try to use it as a laptop replacement. Its Samsung-made keyboard cover and DeX desktop software need a lot of work before you can truly multitask heavily on the system. But if all you need is to edit some documents and spreadsheets and reply to emails and chats on the go, the Tab S6 is more than capable. Plus, the S Pen is a truly helpful tool for those who like jotting down their random thoughts and having a device that automatically organizes them.

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Pros
  • Long-lasting battery
  • S Pen and Samsung Notes are useful
  • Crisp and colorful display
  • Keyboard cover has trackpad
Cons
  • Keyboard buttons still a little small
  • DeX mode still feels unfinished
77 Engadget Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
77

A good product that falls short of greatness.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

77
 

User Reviews

90
Yielar
Having owned the previous Tab S4 and now the Tab S6 with 256 gb storage and...read more
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Score Breakdown

 
81
Average Critic Score
 
80
Laptop Magazine
With integrated S Pen charging, fast performance and an improved keyboard, the Galaxy Tab S6 is Samsung's best tablet yet.
 
80
TrustedReviews
The best high-end Android tablet. Virtually the only current high-end Android tablet, too.
 
80
Stuff
The best Android tablet around, particularly if you like to de-stress by doodling.
 
80
TechRadar
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 is a highly accomplished Android tablet. It's great for media and almost as good for productivity. It's expensive, but still cheaper than its main rival - the iPad Pro. However, it's also not quite as good as Apple's Pro range.
 
80
CNN
The Tab S6 is not yet a full computer replacement, but it certainly handles mixing productivity and entertainment in one powerful tablet.
 
90
Android Central
The Galaxy Tab S6 has a gorgeous design, an amazing display, and the power to chew through anything you can throw at it. It truly is the best Android tablet you can buy.
 
100
TechCrunch
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 is, without a doubt, the best Android tablet available.
 
70
Digital Trends
If you’re looking for a tablet that can get some work done — and you don’t want to join Apple’s ecosystem — the Galaxy Tab S6 might be what you’re looking for.
 
90
PC World Australia
It does little to disrupt your expectations but I wouldn’t hesitate to call the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 is pretty much the new gold standard for Android tablets.
 
60
The Verge
To really justify its cost and its existence, the Tab S6 has to be able to do more than just be a personal video player. It has to be able to also be a productivity machine, which is something that can be used to get actual work done. Despite Samsung’s best efforts, the Tab S6 falls short.