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Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPad Air 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit 3s

7340
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
13PointsSamsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)Compare Apple iPad Air 2 X
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
8.4"
SLCD

1600x2560

8
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

4800
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)

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 (WiFi 64GB)11 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)vsGalaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
+64GB (54GB available)2 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB
+6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)18%
Thinner
vs7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)
+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT SuperClear LCD
+9.7"15%
Larger screen
vs8.4"
+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
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+7340 mAh53%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4800 mAh
+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+2.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Core41%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
Not supportedvs+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
437 grams (15.3 ounces)vs+331 grams (11.59 ounces)32%
Lighter
1536x2048 pixelsvs+1600x2560 pixels30%
Higher resolution screen
264 PPIvs+359 PPI36%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Not supportedvs+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
(front) 1.2MPvs+(front) 2.1MP69%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
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+) 42 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, GeoTagging, GLONASSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device

22 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
16 million
(back) 8MP
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
+15 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 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
ModeliPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
Other model namesiPad Air 2 A1566 (WiFi), iPad 6Tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 3G SM-T321, TabPRO 8.4
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
feature not registered
BrandAppleSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2014February, 2014
Depth6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)128.5 x 219 millimeters (5.06 x 8.62 in)
Weight437 grams (15.3 ounces)331 grams (11.59 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 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
Operating systemiOS 8.0Android 4.4 KitKat
Firmware updateiPadOS 13feature not registered
HardwareApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A8X (20nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
CPU processor1.5Ghz 3-Cores Apple Cyclone2.3Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GXA6850 MP8Qualcomm Adreno 330
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (54GB available)16GB
External storageNot supportedUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDTFT SuperClear LCD
Screen size9.7" inches8.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels1600x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)264 PPI359 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supported1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registered42/5.76 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 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
MessagingE-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlNot supportedVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
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 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 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 (WiFi 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels1920x1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
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 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, MOVMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputProprietary TV-outMicro-B USB MHL
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/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
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, White
- Samsung TouchWiz UI
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- Dual shot camera
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
Power supplyApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity7340 mAh4800 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day660 minutes | 11 hours | 0.5 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (3G 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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