Xiaomi and Samsung, two giants of the tablet market, offer their latest high-quality offerings: the Xiaomi Pad 6 Max and the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra. In this article, we’ll compare the performance and features of these two devices to help you make an informed choice.
The Xiaomi Pad 6 Max measures 318.6 x 206.1 x 6.5mm and weighs 710g, while the Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra is slightly larger at 326.4 x 208.6 x 5.5mm and weighs 732g. Both tablets have a glass front and aluminium frame, but the Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra has IP68 certification, offering resistance to dust and water (up to 1.5 m for 30 min).
The Xiaomi Pad 6 Max features a high-quality 10-bit display with a resolution of 2,880 x 1,800 pixels, HDR10 and Dolby Vision support, as well as 600 nits of brightness. The screen also benefits from Gorilla Glass 5 protection and a 120Hz refresh rate, offering a smooth viewing experience. As for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra, it boasts a massive 14.6-inch screen with a resolution of 1848 x 2960 pixels and Dynamic AMOLED 2X technology. Samsung’s tablet also benefits from Corning Gorilla Glass screen protection.
What camera capacity?
The Xiaomi Pad 6 Max is equipped with a 20MP front camera positioned in the middle of the long side of the screen, as well as a set of 4 microphones for optimal audio quality during calls. On the back of the tablet, there’s a 50MP prime lens and a 2MP depth sensor.
For its part, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra has a dual rear camera, with a 13MP main camera and an 8MP ultra-wide camera; on the front, there’s a 12MP ultra-wide camera and another 12MP sensor.
Nearly equal performance between the Xiaomi Pad 6 Max and the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra
- The Xiaomi Pad 6 Max is powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset, which is the same chipset used in the Pad 6 Pro. With a base configuration of 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, the Pad 6 Max also offers higher configuration options with up to 16GB of RAM and 1TB of storage.
- The Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra, meanwhile, is powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra comes with an impressive 1TB of storage and 16GB of RAM. The base model offers 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, and there’s also a 12GB + 512GB storage option.
The Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra has better battery life than the Xiaomi Pad 6 Max
The Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra has an 11,200mAh battery and a 45W wired charge. The Xiaomi Pad 6 Max, on the other hand, has a 10,000 mAh battery that lasts for two days with regular use. What’s more, the Xiaomi Pad 6 Max comes with a 67W charger for fast charging. In just 30 minutes, the battery can go from 0 to 50%, and in 68 minutes it can reach a full charge. An interesting feature of the Xiaomi Pad 6 Max is its 33W reverse charging technology, which allows it to be used as a power bank to quickly charge your small electronic devices.]
Verdict: Xiaomi Pad 6 Max vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra
The Xiaomi Pad 6 Max and Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra are both excellent options for those looking for a high-quality tablet. The Pad 6 Max offers a high-quality screen with impressive resolution and brightness, while the Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra stands out for its IP68 certification, exceptional performance and good battery life. The final choice will depend on your needs and preferences in terms of screen size, resolution and additional features such as water resistance.
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