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Samsung Duos SCH-W259 vs Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Samsung Duos SCH-W259 vs Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB phones. Which is the best phone?

Compare Apple iPad Air 2 XCompare Samsung Duos SCH-W259 X

06 Samsung Duos SCH-W259 vs 25 Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB

Samsung Duos SCH-W259




32bit Single



Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB





64bit 3s


Non removable

What's the best device? The PhoneMore's choice is Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB

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06 Advantages Samsung Duos SCH-W259

Duos SCH-W259vsiPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Advantage+More external storage for files using memory cardsUntil 8GB vsNot supported
 3 times100%
120 grams (4.2 ounces)vs444 grams (15.54 ounces)
Advantage+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLithium ion - RemovablevsLithium ion Polymer (LiPo) - Non removable
Advantage+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several featuresVibrating alertvsNot supported
Advantage+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in generalFMvsNot supported

25 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB

iPad Air 2 4G 128GBvsDuos SCH-W259
 3276 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)vs15.9 millimeters (0.63 inches)
Advantage+This device has a TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit screen, which are brighter and more vividTFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitvsTFT LCD
 61 times100%
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
16 millionvs260 thousand
 80 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1536 x 2048 pixelsvs176 x 220 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
264 PPIvs128 PPI
 3 times100%
+Larger screen
 5 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
8 megapixelsvs1.3 megapixels
Advantage+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusAutofocusvsNot supported
Advantage+With a secondary camera is easier to take selfies1.2 megapixelsvsNot supported
 81 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)vsQCIF (176 x 144 pixels)
 5 times100%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
7340 mAhvs1140 mAh
Advantage+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster4G LTEvs2G CDMA
 259 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 100 Mbpsvs(2G CDMA) 0.384 Mbps
Advantage+The touch screen facilitates the use of the deviceCapacitive MultitouchvsNot supported
Advantage+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores3.5mm jackvsOutput owner
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceAccelerometer, Compass, Ambient Light, Gyroscope, BarometervsNot supported
Advantage+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and videoVideo callingvsNot supported
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cableProprietary TV-outvsNot supported
Advantage+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSvsNot supported
Advantage+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac is newer and faster802.11 a/b/g/n/acvsNot supported
Advantage+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster4.0 version with A2DPvs2.1 version with A2DP
Advantage+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)vsUSB 1.1 Proprietary connector
Advantage+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML, HTML5vsWAP
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysScratch-resistant glassvsNot supported

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Duos SCH-W259Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
ModelDuos SCH-W259iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Also known asSamsung W259 Duos, Samsung Duos SCH-W259Apple iPad Air 2 A1567 Cellular, iPad 6, iPad Air 2 LTE
Country or region where it's soldfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Release dateApril, 2009October, 2014
Design / TypeBarBar
Depth15.9 millimeters (0.63 inches)6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)
Size (width x height)48 x 115.5 millimeters (1.89 x 4.55 in)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)
Weight120 grams (4.2 ounces)444 grams (15.54 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Duos SCH-W259Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Operating systemProprietary OSiOS 8.0
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Duos SCH-W259Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Architecture - Chipset32bit64bit - Apple A8X
CPU processorSingle-Core1.5Ghz 3-Cores Apple Cyclone
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredPowerVR GXA6850 MP8
RAM memoryfeature not registered2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage40MB128GB
External storageUntil 8GB microSD, microSDHCNot supported
DisplaySamsung Duos SCH-W259Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size2.2" inches9.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~27.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenNot supportedCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution176 x 220 pixels1536 x 2048 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)128 PPI264 PPI
Colors260 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Duos SCH-W259Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Dual SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandDual-Band 900/1800Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G networkCDMA 800CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G networkNot supportedCDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
4G networkNot supportedLTE 700/800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600, TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600
2G network SIM2GSM 900/1800Not supported
3G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2GPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload0.384 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Duos SCH-W259Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingNot supportedSupported
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraSamsung Duos SCH-W259Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Main camera1.3 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution1280 x 1024 pixels3264 x 2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)QCIF (176 x 144 pixels)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusNot supportedAutofocus
Touch focusfeature not registeredSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionfeature not registeredFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorfeature not registeredSupported
HDRfeature not registeredHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
Front camera / Secondary cameraSamsung Duos SCH-W259Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Front cameraNot supported1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported1280 x 960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedHD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Duos SCH-W259Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.263MP4, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Duos SCH-W259Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
USBUSB 1.1 Proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio outputOutput owner3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.1 version with A2DP4.0 version with A2DP
WiFiNot supported802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
DLNAfeature not registeredSupported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Duos SCH-W259Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Active noise cancellationfeature not registeredSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Java / Flash playerYes / NoNot supported
SensorsNot supportedAccelerometer
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black
- 1GB microSD included
- MMS and WAP using GSM only
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
Power supply and autonomySamsung Duos SCH-W259Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Battery technologyLithium ion - RemovableLithium ion Polymer (LiPo) - Non removable
Battery capacity1140 mAh7340 mAh
Battery modelfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time294 minutes | 4.9 hours | 0.2 day600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standby13800 minutes | 230 hours | 9.6 daysfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Samsung Duos SCH-W259Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered

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