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Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337W) vs Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018) vs Apple iPad Air 2 devices with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Apple iPad Air 2 XSamsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337W)17Points
Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337W)
5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

vs
17PointsApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018) X
Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit 3s

7340
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better device? Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337W)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!

Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337W)17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337W)vsiPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)17 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
+1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core9%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.5Ghz 64bit 3-Cores
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+152 grams (5.32 ounces)188%
Lighter
vs437 grams (15.3 ounces)
+294 PPI11%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs264 PPI
+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+f/1.9 (aperture)26%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
vsf/2.4 (aperture)
+(front) 5MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vsNot supported
+(4G LTE) 150 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(Not supported)
+ProximityAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Li-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
vsNot supported
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
vsNot supported
+4.2 version A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.0 version A2DP
16GB (9GB user free)vs+128GB (117GB user free)12 times
More internal storage for applications and files
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)48%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT LCD IPSvs+TFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitAdvantage
This device has a TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit screen, which are brighter and more vivid
720x1280 pixelsvs+1536x2048 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
5"vs+9.7"94%
Larger screen
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
Not supportedvs+Ambient LightAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
2600 mAhvs+7340 mAh182%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Not supportedvs+Proprietary TV-outAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
Not supportedvs+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

17 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
16 million
(back) 8MP
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080)
+10 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337W)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
ModelGalaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337W)iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
Other model namesGalaxy J3 SM-J337WZKAXACiPad Air 2 A1566 (WiFi), iPad 6
Country or region availableCanada
Canada
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungApple
Release dateMay, 2018October, 2014
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)
Size (width x height)70.2 x 142.8 millimeters (2.76 x 5.62 in)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)
Weight152 grams (5.32 ounces)437 grams (15.3 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337W)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoiOS 8.0
Firmware updatefeature not registerediPadOS 13
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337W)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 (14nm)64bit - Apple A8X (20nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.5Ghz 3-Cores Apple Cyclone
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2PowerVR GXA6850 MP8
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (9GB user free)
eMMC 5.0
128GB (117GB user free)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337W)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size5" inches9.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1536x2048 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI264 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337W)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Not supported
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbpsfeature not registered
Network technology2G, 3G, 4Gfeature not registered
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 12, 17, 66)Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTENot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337W)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderNot supported
CameraSamsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337W)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337W)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337W)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337W)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337W)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
Power supplySamsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337W)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2600 mAh7340 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337W)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.27W/kg (head) | 1.2W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered