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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 WiFi SM-T700 32GB vs Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB

Comparing side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 WiFi SM-T700 32GB vs Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB phones. Which is the best phone?

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12 Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 WiFi SM-T700 32GB vs 13 Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 WiFi SM-T700 32GB
Specifications Compare Models Pictures
8.4"
AMOLED

1600x2560

8
MP

2.1mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Octa

4900
mAh

Non removable

Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Specifications Compare Models Pictures
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit 3s

7340
mAh

Non removable

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

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12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 WiFi SM-T700 32GB

Galaxy Tab S 8.4 WiFi SM-T700 32GB vs iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
 20%20%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.9Ghz 32bit Octa-Core vs 1.5Ghz 64bit 3-Cores
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
3GB LPDDR3 vs 2GB LPDDR3
Advantage+More external storage for files using memory cards Until 128GB vs Not supported
 51%51%
+Lighter
294 grams (10.29 ounces) vs 444 grams (15.54 ounces)
Advantage+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid Super AMOLED vs TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
 30%30%
+Higher resolution screen
1600 x 2560 pixels vs 1536 x 2048 pixels
 36%36%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
359 PPI vs 264 PPI
Advantage+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light LED flash vs Not supported
 69%69%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2.1 megapixels vs 1.2 megapixels
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) vs HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Advantage+Sensors help you use the device Biometric (fingerprint) vs Not supported
Advantage+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features Vibrating alert vs Not supported

13 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB

iPad Air 2 4G 128GB vs Galaxy Tab S 8.4 WiFi SM-T700 32GB
 4X (times)100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB vs 32GB (27GB user available)
 8%8%
+Thinner
6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches) vs 6.6 millimeters (0.26 inches)
 15%15%
+Larger screen
9.7" vs 8.4"
Advantage+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness BSI sensor vs Not supported
Advantage+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera vs HDR photo only main camera
 5%5%
+More apps available to download and use
2100000 apps (App Store) vs 2000000 apps (Google Play Store)
 50%50%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
7340 mAh vs 4900 mAh
Advantage+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster 4G LTE vs Not supported
Advantage+Faster for surfing the internet and download files (4G LTE) 100 Mbps vs Not supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the device Barometer vs Not supported
Advantage+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality Active noise cancellation vs Not supported
Advantage+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device DLNA vs Not supported
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys Scratch-resistant glass vs Not supported

20 Common items in both devices

+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos 16 million
+Higher resolution main camera 8 megapixels
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures Only digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus Autofocus
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitive Capacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same time Multitouch
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores 3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the device Accelerometer
+Sensors help you use the device Compass
+Sensors help you use the device Ambient Light
+Sensors help you use the device Gyroscope
+Removable battery can be replaced easily Lithium ion - Non removable / Lithium ion Polymer (LiPo) - Non removable
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video Video calling
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable Micro-B USB - MHL / Proprietary TV-out
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac is newer and faster 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster 4.0 version with A2DP
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
+Better sites viewing on the internet HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ 12 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical features Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 WiFi SM-T700 32GBApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Brand SamsungApple
Model Galaxy Tab S 8.4 WiFi SM-T700 32GBiPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Also known as Tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 SM-T700, Samsung KlimtApple iPad Air 2 A1567 Cellular, iPad 6, iPad Air 2 LTE
Country or region where it's sold feature not registeredfeature not registered
Release date July, 2014October, 2014
Design / Type BarBar
Depth 6.6 millimeters (0.26 inches)6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)
Size (width x height) 125.6 x 212.8 millimeters (4.94 x 8.38 in)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)
Weight 294 grams (10.29 ounces)444 grams (15.54 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboard Dock with QWERTY keyboardNot supported
Antenna Internal antennaInternal antenna
Water protection Not supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS) Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 WiFi SM-T700 32GBApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Operating system Android 4.4.2 KitKatiOS 8.0
Firmware update Android 6.0 Marshmallowfeature not registered
Hardware Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 WiFi SM-T700 32GBApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Architecture - Chipset 32bit - Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420 (28nm)64bit - Apple A8X
CPU processor Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.9Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A15
1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
1.5Ghz 3-Cores Apple Cyclone
GPU graphical controller ARM Mali-T628 MP6PowerVR GXA6850 MP8
RAM memory 3GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage 32GB (27GB user available)128GB
External storage Until 128GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCNot supported
Display Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 WiFi SM-T700 32GBApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Display type Super AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size 8.4" inches9.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio ~76.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Touchscreen Capacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution 1600 x 2560 pixels1536 x 2048 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch) 359 PPI264 PPI
Colors 16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glass Not supportedScratch-resistant glass
Mobile networks and data Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 WiFi SM-T700 32GBApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Dual SIM Not supportedNot supported
SIM card Not supported1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz band Not supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G network Not supportedCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G network Not supportedCDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
4G network Not supportedLTE 700/800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600, TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600
Data network Not supportedCDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
2G network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
3G network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
Maximum speed download feature not registered100 Mbps
Maximum speed upload feature not registered50 Mbps
Messaging and calling Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 WiFi SM-T700 32GBApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Messaging E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Speakerphone feature not registeredSupported
Video calling SupportedSupported
Call control Not supportedVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back camera Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 WiFi SM-T700 32GBApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Main camera 8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution 3264 x 2448 pixels3264 x 2448 pixels
Video recording (primary) Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fps
Flash LED flashNot supported
Focal aperture feature not registeredf/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length feature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Autofocus AutofocusAutofocus
Touch focus SupportedSupported
Image stabilization feature not registeredfeature not registered
Zoom Only digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detection Face detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensor Not supportedSupported
HDR HDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
Front camera / Secondary camera Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 WiFi SM-T700 32GBApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Front camera 2.1 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels1280 x 960 pixels
Video recording (secondary) Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Front flash Not supportedNot supported
Focal aperture feature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal length feature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Multimedia Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 WiFi SM-T700 32GBApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Radio Not supportedNot supported
TV Not supportedNot supported
Video formats MP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, MOV
Audio formats MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+
Connectivity and interfaces Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 WiFi SM-T700 32GBApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
USB USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV output Micro-B USB - MHLProprietary TV-out
Audio output 3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP4.0 version with A2DP
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
DLNA Not supportedSupported
NFC Not supportedNot supported
GPS A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared port SupportedNot supported
Other functions Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 WiFi SM-T700 32GBApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Active noise cancellation Not supportedSupported
Vibrating alert SupportedNot supported
Ringtones feature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browser HTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Flash player Not supportedNot supported
Java Not supportedNot supported
Sensors Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Biometric (fingerprint)
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Other features - Colors: Dazzling White, Titanium Bronze
- Samsung TouchWiz UI
- 100.000:1 screen contrast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
Power supply and autonomy Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 WiFi SM-T700 32GBApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
Battery technology Lithium ion - Non removableLithium ion Polymer (LiPo) - Non removable
Battery capacity 4900 mAh7340 mAh
Battery model feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time 660 minutes | 11 hours | 0.5 day600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standby feature not registeredfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation) Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 WiFi SM-T700 32GBApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia 1.06 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK 0.18 W/Kg (body)feature not registered

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