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Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPad Air 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 tablets, differences, pros, cons with 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 3s

7340
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
06PointsSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Compare Apple iPad Air 2 X
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
10.1"
TFT

1280x800

3.1
MP

1.3mp

1.5GB
RAM

32bit Quad

6800
mAh

(Non removable)

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

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)24 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)vsGalaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)6 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
+1.5Ghz 64bit 3-Cores36%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+2GB LPDDR333%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1.5GB
+128GB (117GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (12GB available)
+444 grams (15.54 ounces)10%
Lighter
vs487 grams (17.05 ounces)
+6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)31%
Thinner
vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1536x2048 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
vs1280x800 pixels
+264 PPI77%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs149 PPI
+(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)167%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) VGA (720x480)
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+7340 mAh8%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs6800 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+Proprietary TV-outAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
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)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
9.7"vs+10.1"4%
Larger screen
(front) 1.2MPvs+(front) 1.3MP7%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2100000 apps (App Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
(4G LTE) 100 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 150 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
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
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
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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Physical featuresApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
ModeliPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
Other model namesiPad Air 2 A1567 Cellular (4G LTE), iPad 6AT&T Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 SM-T537A
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandAppleSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2014June, 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)176.4 x 243.4 millimeters (6.94 x 9.58 in)
Weight444 grams (15.54 ounces)487 grams (17.05 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedWireless external keyboard
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
Operating systemiOS 8.0Android 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updateiPadOS 13Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
HardwareApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
Chipset64bit - Apple A8X (20nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226
CPU processor1.5Ghz 3-Cores Apple Cyclone1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GXA6850 MP8Qualcomm Adreno 305
RAM memory2GB LPDDR31.5GB
Internal storage128GB (117GB available)16GB (12GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size9.7" inches10.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels1280x800 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)264 PPI149 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
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)
LTE 700/850/1700/1900/2100
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, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
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 stabilizationfeature 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 cameraNot supported
2ª cameraApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels1280x1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)VGA (720x480)
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
MultimediaApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, MOVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
- Colors: White, Black
- Samsung TouchWiz UX UI
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity7340 mAh6800 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.59W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.68W/kg (body)
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