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Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB vs Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G 32GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Apple iPad Air 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 tablets with full specifications. What's the best?

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Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit 3s

7340
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Apple iPad Air 2 X11Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G 32GB
12.2"
SLCD

1600x2560

8
MP

2.1mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Octa

9500
mAh

(Non removable)

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

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!


13 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GB
iPad Air 2 4G 128GBvsGalaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G 32GB
 3 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GBvs32GB
 70%70%
+Lighter
444 grams (15.54 ounces)vs753 grams (26.36 ounces)
 31%31%
+Thinner
6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitvsTFT SuperClear LCD
 7%7%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
264 PPIvs247 PPI
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameravsHDR photo only main camera
Advantage
+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
4G LTEvs3G+ HSPA+
 4 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 100 Mbpsvs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Active noise cancellationvsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Scratch-resistant glassvsNot supported

11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G 32GB
Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G 32GBvsiPad Air 2 4G 128GB
 20%20%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.9Ghz 32bit Octa-Corevs1.5Ghz 64bit 3-Cores
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
3GB LPDDR3vs2GB LPDDR3
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 30%30%
+Higher resolution screen
1600x2560 pixelsvs1536x2048 pixels
 26%26%
+Larger screen
12.2"vs9.7"
Advantage
+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
LED flashvsNot supported
 69%69%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 2.1MPvs(front) 1.2MP
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
 29%29%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
9500 mAhvs7340 mAh
Advantage
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
Vibrating alertvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
MicroUSB 3.0vsMicroUSB 2.0

20 Common items in both devices
16 million
(back) 8MP
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable) / Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Proprietary TV-out / Micro-B USB - MHL
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
4.0 version A2DP
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G 32GB
ModeliPad Air 2 4G 128GBGalaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G 32GB
Also known asApple iPad Air 2 A1567 Cellular, iPad 6, iPad Air 2 LTESamsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 SM-P901, Samsung SM-P901
Country or region availablefeature not registeredfeature not registered
BrandAppleSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2014February, 2014
Depth6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)203.9 x 295.6 millimeters (8.03 x 11.64 in)
Weight444 grams (15.54 ounces)753 grams (26.36 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G 32GB
Operating systemiOS 8.0Android 4.4 KitKat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G 32GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Apple A8X32bit - Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420 (28nm)
CPU processor1.5Ghz 3-Cores Apple CycloneOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.9Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A15
1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GXA6850 MP8ARM Mali-T628 MP6
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB32GB
External storageNot supportedUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G 32GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitTFT SuperClear LCD
Screen size9.7" inches12.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels1600x2560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)264 PPI247 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Mobile networks and dataApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G 32GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE 700/800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600, TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600Not supported
Primary data networkCDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps21/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G 32GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G 32GB
Main camera8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo only main camera
Front / secondary cameraApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G 32GB
Front camera1.2 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels1920x1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 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
MultimediaApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G 32GB
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, MOVMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G 32GB
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 3.0
TV outputProprietary TV-outMicro-B USB - MHL
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G 32GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedYes / No
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
- Colors: Black, White
- Samsung TouchWiz UI
- S Pen stylus
- e-Meeting
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomyApple iPad Air 2 4G 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G 32GB
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity7340 mAh9500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day780 minutes | 13 hours | 0.5 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Apple iPad Air 2 4G 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G 32GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered1.58 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.67 W/Kg (body)