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Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (3G GT-P7500 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPad Air 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 XApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)20Points
Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit 3s

7340
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
08PointsSamsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (3G GT-P7500 16GB)Compare Apple iPad Air 2 X
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (3G GT-P7500 16GB)
10.1"
PLS

800x1280

3.1
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

6860
mAh

(Non removable)

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

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iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)20 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)vsGalaxy Tab 10.1 (3G GT-P7500 16GB)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (3G GT-P7500 16GB)
+1.5Ghz 64bit 3-Cores90%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
+2GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR2
+128GB (117GB available)6 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB
+437 grams (15.3 ounces)29%
Lighter
vs565 grams (19.78 ounces)
+6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)41%
Thinner
vs8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+1536x2048 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
vs800x1280 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
+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)
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+7340 mAh7%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs6860 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)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+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, Flash player
9.7"vs+10.1"4%
Larger screen
Not supportedvs+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
(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
Not supportedvs+3G+ HSPA+Advantage
The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster
(Not supported) vs+(3G+ HSPA+) 21 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
Not supportedvs+A-GPS, GeoTaggingAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device

16 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
+9 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 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (3G GT-P7500 16GB)
ModeliPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Galaxy Tab 10.1 (3G GT-P7500 16GB)
Other model namesiPad Air 2 A1566 (WiFi), iPad 6Tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1N 3G P7501, Samsung Arnold
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
feature not registered
BrandAppleSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2014June, 2011
Depth6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)175.3 x 256.7 millimeters (6.9 x 10.11 in)
Weight437 grams (15.3 ounces)565 grams (19.78 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (3G GT-P7500 16GB)
Operating systemiOS 8.0Android 3.1 Honeycomb
Firmware updateiPadOS 13Android 4.0.1 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
HardwareApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (3G GT-P7500 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A8X (20nm)32bit - NVIDIA Tegra 2 250 T20
CPU processor1.5Ghz 3-Cores Apple Cyclone1Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GXA6850 MP8ULP GeForce
RAM memory2GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR2
Internal storage128GB (117GB available)16GB
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (3G GT-P7500 16GB)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDTFT PLS
Screen size9.7" inches10.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels800x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)264 PPI149 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (3G GT-P7500 16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supported1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registered21/5.76 Mbps
Network technologyfeature not registered2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedGPRS, 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
CallingApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (3G GT-P7500 16GB)
MessagingE-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlNot supportedVoice recorder
CameraApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (3G GT-P7500 16GB)
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 supportedLED flash
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 stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionfeature not registered
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraNot supported
2ª cameraApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (3G GT-P7500 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Not supported
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 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (3G GT-P7500 16GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, MOVMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+, OGG
ConnectivityApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (3G GT-P7500 16GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputProprietary TV-outProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP3.0 + 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
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (3G GT-P7500 16GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, Flash player
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
- Colors: Black
- Samsung TouchWiz UX UI
- Quickoffice HD
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
Power supplyApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (3G GT-P7500 16GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity7340 mAh6860 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day540 minutes | 9 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registered108000 minutes | 1800 hours | 75 days
Radiation rateApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (3G GT-P7500 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.97W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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