Skip to content

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPad Air 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

,
Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit 3s

7340
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
08PointsSamsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)Compare Apple iPad Air 2 X
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
8"
TFT

800x1280

8
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

5100
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)

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 64GB)18 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)vsGalaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
+64GB (54GB available)157%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (21GB available)
+6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)31%
Thinner
vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front, aluminum back
+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1536x2048 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
vs800x1280 pixels
+264 PPI40%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs189 PPI
+9.7"21%
Larger screen
vs8"
+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
vsHDR photo only main camera
+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 mAh44%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs5100 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) + MIMO
+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
1.5Ghz 64bit 3-Coresvs+2Ghz 64bit Quad-Core64%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
Not supportedvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
444 grams (15.54 ounces)vs+347 grams (12.15 ounces)28%
Lighter
(front) 1.2MPvs+(front) 2MP56%
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) 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
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster

20 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
16 million
(back) 8MP
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080)
+13 specs and more in the table below

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

Highlight differencesClear highlight
Physical featuresApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
ModeliPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Other model namesiPad Air 2 A1567 Cellular (4G LTE), iPad 6Galaxy Tab A8" 4G LTE SM-T295NZKMZTO
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAppleSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2014July, 2019
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)124.4 x 210 millimeters (4.9 x 8.27 in)
Weight444 grams (15.54 ounces)347 grams (12.15 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front, aluminum back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Operating systemiOS 8.0Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateiPadOS 13Android 10
HardwareApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Chipset64bit - Apple A8X (20nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429 (12nm)
CPU processor1.5Ghz 3-Cores Apple Cyclone2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GXA6850 MP8Qualcomm Adreno 504
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (54GB available)32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size9.7" inches8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~71% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels800x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)264 PPI189 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
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 Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
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+, TD-LTE, LTE
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 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
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, Voice commands
CameraApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 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
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
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
2ª cameraApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)HD (1280x720)
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 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, MOVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
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: Carbon Black, Silver/white
- One UI core 1.1
- Dual speaker
- Kids Home
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity7340 mAh5100 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging7.75W (5V/1.55A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019, SM-T295)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.53W/kg (head) | 0.75W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.75W/kg (head) | 1.19W/kg (body)
X

We use cookies to provide and improve our services. By using our site, you consent to cookies. See more details: Privacy policy.