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Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 WiFi (SM-T210 8GB)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPad Air 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 tablets, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Triple

7340
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05PointsSamsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 WiFi (SM-T210 8GB)Compare Apple iPad Air 2 X
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 WiFi (SM-T210 8GB)
7"
TFT

600x1024

3.1
MP

1.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)

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iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)26 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)vsGalaxy Tab 3 7.0 WiFi (SM-T210 8GB)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 WiFi (SM-T210 8GB)
+1.5GHz 64bit Triple-Core83%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.2GHz 32bit Dual-Core
+2GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR2
+128GB (117GB available)22 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (5GB available)
+6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)62%
Thinner
vs9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1536x2048 pixels4 times
Higher resolution screen
vs600x1024 pixels
+264 PPI55%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs170 PPI
+9.7"39%
Larger screen
vs7"
+(back) 8MP154%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 3.1MP
+AutofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
vsNot supported
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) HD (1280x720)2 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) VGA (640x480)
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vsNot supported
+(4G LTE) 100 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(Not supported)
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+7340 mAh84%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+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
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+4.0 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.0 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs3.0 + A2DP
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsHTML, XHTML
+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
444 grams (15.54 ounces)vs+302 grams (10.57 ounces)47%
Lighter
(front) 1.2MPvs+(front) 1.3MP7%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2300000 apps (App Store)vs+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)52%
More apps available to download and use
Not supportedvs+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features

15 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
EIS: Digital stabilization
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
+8 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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📱 Model features

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 WiFi (SM-T210 8GB)
ModeliPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 WiFi (SM-T210 8GB)
Other model namesiPad Air 2 A1567 Cellular (4G LTE), iPad 6Galaxy Tab 3 SM-T210R, Galaxy Tab3 7"
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAppleSamsung
Release date10/24/2014, Announced: 10/16/20146/1/2013
Depth6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)111.1 x 188 millimeters (4.37 x 7.4 in)
Weight444 grams (15.54 ounces)302 grams (10.57 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 WiFi (SM-T210 8GB)
System versioniOS 8.0Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateiPadOS 13Android 4.4.2 KitKat
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 WiFi (SM-T210 8GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A8X (20nm)32bit - Marvell PXA986 (45nm)
CPUTriple-Core, 1 processor:
1.5GHz Triple-Core Typhoon
Dual-Core, 1 processor:
1.2GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GX6450 Rogue (8-core)Vivante GC1000
Performance (benchmark)Basemark X: 29753feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 WiFi (SM-T210 8GB)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR2
Internal storage128GB (117GB available)8GB (5GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 WiFi (SM-T210 8GB)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size9.7" inches7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~66% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels (4:3)600x1024 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)264 PPI170 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display features60Hzfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 WiFi (SM-T210 8GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Not supported
Maximum download/upload100/50 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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Not supported
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTENot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 WiFi (SM-T210 8GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels3.1 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2048x1536 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length31mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusNot supported
Touch focusSupportedNot supported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraNot supported
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 WiFi (SM-T210 8GB)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels1280x1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)VGA (640x480)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length31mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 WiFi (SM-T210 8GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedfeature not registered
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or moreNot supported
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, MOVMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 WiFi (SM-T210 8GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputProprietary TV-outMicro-B USB MHL
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP3.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 WiFi (SM-T210 8GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 WiFi (SM-T210 8GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity7340 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy10 hoursfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 WiFi (SM-T210 8GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsNot supported
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedfeature not registered
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
- Colors: White
- Samsung TouchWiz UX UI
- Quickoffice HD
- Java framework

☢️ Radiation rate

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 WiFi (SM-T210 8GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.7W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.58W/kg (body)
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