well - don’t get me wrong but you compare apples with oranges. Especially, the link you posted: it’s not even an AI-enhanced article of any use. It does not even provide benchmark results employing new features of both processors, some are even not working at all!
The best would be to provide benchmarks specific for Nomad, both OSs and many Android-devices - it’s a shame there is none available. Distinct by several use-case scenarios - like e.g. Blender offers. I never use post-processing while I sculpt - so where is the benefit of Apple’s M-Processor?
And frankly, why should I use any Quadremesher, if I have a desktop for real work and retopology? It’s a nice feature (yes I want it, too) - but would I pay for it? Monthly? Stay low poly and switch to DynTopo (if required, but stay low) for the details. Never ran into any issues. And thereafter: do a correct retopology.
The biggest benefit of Nomad is: I (can) use it during vacation, on a trip, in the train, on my sofa, etc. Always with me - but here I prefer my s7. Smaller device, better multimedia support (-> Samsung Notes, Screen Share onto almost all devices, works with my Switch controller, bigger references in gallery (2nd app), Wacom One pen, and no black top and bottom border if I watch movies). But that’s me: If I really sculpt: I use my desktop. With two external monitors, a keyboard - and modeling tool-options - with a mouse and keyboard.
By compute performance: it’s not a surprise a Notebook processor (Apples M-series) offers better over all computation performance than a cell phone processor. But: do you use it? I never use Excel, my math programs (I’m an IT-physicist), compilers, etc. on it. The Apple pencil requires battery, feels horrible in my hand, no OLED-screen, less RAM, iOS sucks (sorry, I hate it), the storage limitations, … There are tons of arguments against iPads - but also many speaking for it. For some it is better, for others not.
Coming back to Nomad: It depends on the use-case: I personally never render on my tablet (post processing). But need a lot of RAM - the s8 Ultra has 4 GB more (ok: required mainly for my many layers in infinite painter - I know: shame on me) - so my next device must have at least 8 GB. For Nomad: I never, run into any issues on my s7 (6 GB, btw.).
Texture drawing in Procreate: honestly, as long the UVs created by Nomad is a nightmare - why should I use it? UV-editing I do on my desktop - so why not stay on it for texture drawing? There exists far better PC-programs, saving a hell of life-time. You want to do it on your tablet - OK: No way on Android - here the iPad wins. But: have you ever made a full retopology of an human body in CozyBlanket? Some choose ZBrush/Nomad for hard-surfaces - I never understood why. But that’s just me.
Btw - I would never buy a s8/9 Ultra - it’s far too big, expensive and heavy. But again: that’s just for me.
Don’t get me wrong: Other will fully disagree with my arguments, but age taught me: when it comes to choices, the intention for what you decide, mostly depend on the use-case you want to choose it for. And most of the time you’ll regret - but not because you heard on the wrong ones, but because you did not know what you have to choose for in advance.
The OP’s question was so unspecific, the best would be first: he describes the full use-case he wants his tablet (it’s a tool - nothing more) for. And no: there never will be one-device-fits-all solution.
I would guess: he is not sure about what he wants. Then, I would recommend he goes with an iPad. It’s expensive, has good support, but is easy to use. However, comes with a lot of restrictions - and in total (long term) will be far more expensive.
Btw: English is not my first language - excuse my mistakes.