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Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPad Air 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 tablets, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 XApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)19Points
Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Triple

7340
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
11PointsSamsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)Compare Apple iPad Air 2 X
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)
7.7"
AMOLED

800x1280

3.1
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

5100
mAh

(Non removable)

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

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iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)19 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)vsGalaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)
+1.5GHz 64bit Triple-Core60%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4GHz 32bit Dual-Core
+2GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR2
+128GB (117GB available)8 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (13GB available)
+6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)30%
Thinner
vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+1536x2048 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
vs800x1280 pixels
+264 PPI35%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs196 PPI
+9.7"26%
Larger screen
vs7.7"
+(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 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)
+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
+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
437 grams (15.3 ounces)vs+340 grams (11.9 ounces)29%
Lighter
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLED PlusAdvantage
Super AMOLED Plus display is brighter and more vivid
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
2300000 apps (App Store)vs+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)52%
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+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
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
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
+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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📱 Model features

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)
ModeliPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)
Other model namesiPad Air 2 A1566 (WiFi), iPad 6Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 3G P6800, Samsung GT-P6800
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
feature not registered
BrandAppleSamsung
Release date10/24/2014, Announced: 10/16/201412/1/2011
Depth6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)133 x 196.7 millimeters (5.24 x 7.74 in)
Weight437 grams (15.3 ounces)340 grams (11.9 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)
System versioniOS 8.0Android 3.2 Honeycomb
Firmware updateiPadOS 13feature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A8X (20nm)32bit - Samsung S5PC210 Exynos 4 Dual 4210
CPUTriple-Core, 1 processor:
1.5GHz Triple-Core Typhoon
Dual-Core, 1 processor:
1.4GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GX6450 Rogue (8-core)ARM Mali-400
Performance (benchmark)Basemark X: 29753feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR2
Internal storage128GB (117GB available)16GB (13GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDSuper AMOLED Plus
Screen size9.7" inches7.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels (4:3)800x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)264 PPI196 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Refresh rate60Hzfeature not registered
Display featuresNot supportedfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 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

📷 Camera

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 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 detectionSmile 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 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 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

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
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, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 proprietary connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputProprietary TV-outProprietary TV-out
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
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered

🧭 Sensors

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity7340 mAh5100 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy10 hours15 hours
Standbyfeature not registered1000 hours (41.7 days)

➕ Other features

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)
Call controlNot supportedVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingE-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, Flash player
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: Black
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- DNSe sound enhancement
- Quickoffice HD
- SNS integration
- Java framework

☢️ Radiation rate

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (GT-P6800 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.51W/kg (head), 1.13W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.08W/kg (head)
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