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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A) vs Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 vs Apple iPad Air 2 tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPad Air 2 XSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)06Points
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)

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

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit 3s

7340
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!

Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)6 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)vsiPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)24 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)
+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+10.1"4%
Larger screen
vs9.7"
+(front) 1.3MP7%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 150 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
vsNot supported
1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+1.5Ghz 64bit 3-Cores36%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.5GBvs+2GB LPDDR333%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (12GB available)vs+64GB (54GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
487 grams (17.05 ounces)vs+444 grams (15.54 ounces)10%
Lighter
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)31%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
1280x800 pixelsvs+1536x2048 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
149 PPIvs+264 PPI77%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 3.1MPvs+(back) 8MP154%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+AutofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
Not supportedvs+HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HD (1280x720)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) VGA (720x480)vs+(front) HD (1280x720)167%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
6800 mAhvs+7340 mAh8%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Not supportedvs+Proprietary TV-outAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+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
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

15 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
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 featuresSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)
ModelGalaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)
Other model namesAT&T Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 SM-T537AiPad Air 2 A1567 Cellular (4G LTE), iPad 6
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungApple
Release dateJune, 2014October, 2014
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)
Size (width x height)176.4 x 243.4 millimeters (6.94 x 9.58 in)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)
Weight487 grams (17.05 ounces)444 grams (15.54 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardWireless external keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatiOS 8.0
Firmware updateAndroid 5.0.2 LollipopiPadOS 13
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM822664bit - Apple A8X (20nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A71.5Ghz 3-Cores Apple Cyclone
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305PowerVR GXA6850 MP8
RAM memory1.5GB2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (12GB available)64GB (54GB available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size10.1" inches9.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1280x800 pixels1536x2048 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)149 PPI264 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps100/50 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE 700/850/1700/1900/2100LTE 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)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, 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
CallingSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)3.1 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution2048x1536 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusNot supportedAutofocus
Touch focusNot supportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)1.3 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x1024 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)VGA (720x480)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: White, Black
- Samsung TouchWiz UX UI
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity6800 mAh7340 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 rateSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.59W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.68W/kg (body)feature not registered
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