11-11-2019 05:14 PM
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  1. Lepa79's Avatar
    Currently shopping for a tablet to compliment my Note 10+. Having hard time picking between Tab s4 and Tab S6. Probably savings close to $300 if I go with tab S4.

    Currently have two Tab S2s. Had them for years and are the kids "beat the heck of" tablets. I would like to get me something nice. What would you get? Go for Tab S4 and save some money or go big or go home? Is it worth the extra money?

    Thanks guys!
    10-19-2019 06:54 PM
  2. jrsharp70's Avatar
    Tab s6 has fingerprint sensor and better speakers. Facial recognition was terrible on the S4 because many apps couldn't decide to turn landscape.

    But, if none of those are important to you, then the S4 was a perfectly servicable tablet.
    10-20-2019 08:59 AM
  3. SpookDroid's Avatar
    Footprint difference on the S6 is incredibly noticeable while keeping the same screen real estate, and if updates are important, the S6 still has its usual 2+ years of updates ahead, while the S4 is probably on its last few months (it's still been getting security updates as of late, but not sure it'll go beyond the Android 10 update.

    The Tab S6 keyboard isn't stellar, but the kickstand that comes with that case IS. That kind of cover isn't available on the S4. (But it does come at a hefty premium, even if you could still somehow manage to get the 50% off, which isn't running anymore).

    For me having the FPS has helped a lot VS the S4 while using password apps, but that might not be a huge deal that's worth 300 bucks hehe
    10-20-2019 09:36 AM
  4. buzzy3970's Avatar
    Don't forget the memory and processor ugrade along with higher ram. Not a huge difference but the speed on the s6 does tend to handle task slightly faster than my s4. Also love the pen feature when listen to music or wanting to pause video when not directly in front of the tablet.
    10-20-2019 11:41 AM
  5. lateck2's Avatar
    I have both the Note 10+ and S6 tablet. I am very very happy with both. They do work together quite well.
    You won't regret getting the S6.
    10-20-2019 10:46 PM
  6. amyf27's Avatar
    Currently shopping for a tablet to compliment my Note 10+. Having hard time picking between Tab s4 and Tab S6. Probably savings close to $300 if I go with tab S4.

    Currently have two Tab S2s. Had them for years and are the kids "beat the heck of" tablets. I would like to get me something nice. What would you get? Go for Tab S4 and save some money or go big or go home? Is it worth the extra money?

    Thanks guys!
    Well you got the Note 10 +, go for the Tab S6.
    10-21-2019 07:08 PM
  7. Lepa79's Avatar
    Well you got the Note 10 +, go for the Tab S6.
    Hahaha good point. Why hold back.
    10-22-2019 06:51 PM
  8. Lepa79's Avatar
    Footprint difference on the S6 is incredibly noticeable while keeping the same screen real estate, and if updates are important, the S6 still has its usual 2+ years of updates ahead, while the S4 is probably on its last few months (it's still been getting security updates as of late, but not sure it'll go beyond the Android 10 update.

    The Tab S6 keyboard isn't stellar, but the kickstand that comes with that case IS. That kind of cover isn't available on the S4. (But it does come at a hefty premium, even if you could still somehow manage to get the 50% off, which isn't running anymore).

    For me having the FPS has helped a lot VS the S4 while using password apps, but that might not be a huge deal that's worth 300 bucks hehe
    Thank you, great points. Finger printer sensor one I didn't think about but I can't go back to entering passwords. No way.

    I do want the keyboard cover case. Expensive for sure but it is a must to sit on the couch and be able to reply to work emails at night.

    So, I think it is looking like I should shut it and pay up and get the 6S. Going to wait closer to Thanksgiving to see if any deals shows up to help lighten the blow
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    10-22-2019 06:54 PM
  9. Lepa79's Avatar
    I have both the Note 10+ and S6 tablet. I am very very happy with both. They do work together quite well.
    You won't regret getting the S6.
    What do you use to link Note 10+ to S6? Wanting to be able to see notifications, calls and texts there.
    10-22-2019 06:55 PM
  10. buzzy3970's Avatar
    If your note 10 is unlocked or not a Verizon version there's a built in feature call continuity. Works great for calls and text.
    10-22-2019 07:57 PM
  11. Lepa79's Avatar
    If your note 10 is unlocked or not a Verizon version there's a built in feature call continuity. Works great for calls and text.
    Yep, unlocked straight from Samsung.
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    10-22-2019 08:20 PM
  12. msm0511's Avatar
    What about the S5e?

    I've been looking at the Tab S6 as well though. I'm just not sure if I need yet another screen to stare at right now.
    10-23-2019 08:40 AM
  13. lateck2's Avatar
    What do you use to link Note 10+ to S6? Wanting to be able to see notifications, calls and texts there.
    I'm on Verizon so my N10+ works with Verizon Messages. What I like is that Samsung Notes sync and the UI's are the same. Makes using them equal. (I had an LG V30 and S3 tablet).
    10-23-2019 09:23 AM
  14. SpookDroid's Avatar
    What do you use to link Note 10+ to S6? Wanting to be able to see notifications, calls and texts there.
    If you use the stock phone and messaging apps, Continuity (feature already built in on both devices, save for Verizon's Note 10 versions) should do the trick. However, for other notifications, you'll want to install Samsung's Flow, which sends all notifications (or the ones you choose, since there's granular support) to the other device, as well as file sharing/browsing, screen mirroring on PCs, etc.
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    10-23-2019 10:36 AM
  15. SpookDroid's Avatar
    Thank you, great points. Finger printer sensor one I didn't think about but I can't go back to entering passwords. No way.

    I do want the keyboard cover case. Expensive for sure but it is a must to sit on the couch and be able to reply to work emails at night.

    So, I think it is looking like I should shut it and pay up and get the 6S. Going to wait closer to Thanksgiving to see if any deals shows up to help lighten the blow
    BestBuy ran a promo that knocked off 300 dollars off the Tab S6 last week. Lasted for like two hours haha. I'm sure there will be some promotions for the holiday season; just make sure to keep an eye on inventory. The black version is easy to come by, but the other colors might be on backorder for a couple months.
    10-23-2019 10:38 AM
  16. Lepa79's Avatar
    What about the S5e?

    I've been looking at the Tab S6 as well though. I'm just not sure if I need yet another screen to stare at right now.
    I was too but I like the keyboard cover for S6. The ability to disconnect the keyboard is awesome. I want the S6 hehehe.
    10-23-2019 07:46 PM
  17. Lepa79's Avatar
    BestBuy ran a promo that knocked off 300 dollars off the Tab S6 last week. Lasted for like two hours haha. I'm sure there will be some promotions for the holiday season; just make sure to keep an eye on inventory. The black version is easy to come by, but the other colors might be on backorder for a couple months.
    Yep, saw that and missed it. Was pretty pissed. That was an insane drop. Some folks were saying it was a Best Buy fluke.
    10-23-2019 07:46 PM
  18. msm0511's Avatar
    I was too but I like the keyboard cover for S6. The ability to disconnect the keyboard is awesome. I want the S6 hehehe.
    Oh, if I get one, I'm def getting the S6. I only mentioned the S5e as another option.
    10-23-2019 07:49 PM
  19. tlc264's Avatar
    Back in April I paid $477.20 after tax at bestbuy.com for my S4 64gb. It was a student deal they had going on.
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    10-23-2019 07:53 PM
  20. Fast-T's Avatar
    Oh, if I get one, I'm def getting the S6. I only mentioned the S5e as another option.
    Don't bother about the S5e. The performance is sub par. Had it before and was not impressed at all
    Lepa79 likes this.
    10-24-2019 03:27 AM
  21. ClintRo's Avatar
    Don't bother about the S5e. The performance is sub par. Had it before and was not impressed at all
    I agree with this if you are lag sensitive at all.
    10-24-2019 09:38 AM
  22. Lepa79's Avatar
    I agree with this if you are lag sensitive at all.
    I am VERY lag sensitive lol
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    10-24-2019 08:52 PM
  23. chevyman29's Avatar
    I have both the s4 and the s6 . The keyboard cover with stand for the s6 is totally worth it to me . My s4 still works great but the s6 is just a little better in every way plus the cover and the built in kick stand just put it over the top.

    And honestly I find myself using it instead of my spectre 360 . The more I use dex mode the more I wonder why I bought the 360.
    SpookDroid likes this.
    10-24-2019 10:33 PM
  24. msm0511's Avatar
    I have both the s4 and the s6 . The keyboard cover with stand for the s6 is totally worth it to me . My s4 still works great but the s6 is just a little better in every way plus the cover and the built in kick stand just put it over the top.



    And honestly I find myself using it instead of my spectre 360 . The more I use dex mode the more I wonder why I bought the 360.
    I've been thinking about getting an inexpensive portable touchscreen monitor, hooking my Note 10+ up to that and just use dex that way instead of getting the S6. I've already got a small bluetooth keyboard. I don't really care too much about the Android part of the tablet. Just dex.
    10-24-2019 11:10 PM
  25. SpookDroid's Avatar
    I've been thinking about getting an inexpensive portable touchscreen monitor, hooking my Note 10+ up to that and just use dex that way instead of getting the S6. I've already got a small bluetooth keyboard. I don't really care too much about the Android part of the tablet. Just dex.
    Just bear in mind that unless the touchscreen display comes with a DeX-specific app or a generic mouse USB connection profile, the touchscreen will NOT work with DeX (or the Android portion of the phone for that matter)
    10-24-2019 11:37 PM
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