• Apple iPad 2 Wi-Fi vs Apple iPad Air vs Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G

Phone Comparison - Apple iPad 2 Wi-Fi vs Apple iPad Air vs Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple Samsung
Announced March 2011 October 2013 January 2014
Status Available - March 2011 Available - November 2013 Coming soon
Colors Black, White Space Gray, Silver Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 241.2 x 185.7 x 8.8 mm
(9.5 x 7.31 x 0.35 in)
240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.3 in)
295.6 x 204 x 8 mm
(11.64 x 8.03 x 0.31 in)
Weight 601 g (21.2 oz) 469 g / 478 g (16.54 oz / 16.86 oz) 750 g (26.46 oz)
2G Network N/A GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE- all models -
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 4, upgradable to iOS 5 iOS 7.0.2 Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, Apple A5 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5420
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) Mali-T628 MP6
RAM 512 MB N/A 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32/64/128 GB storage 32/64 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super clear LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 9.7 inches 9.7 inches 12.2 inches
Resolution 768 x 1024 pixels (132 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 2560 x 1600 pixels (247 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.01% 71.58% 71.83%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No -
Games Yes Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 0.7 MP, 960 x 720 pixels 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash No No LED flash
Features No Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS No Yes Yes
Edge No Yes Yes
3G No DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v3.0, USB Host
GPS No Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16/32/64/128 GB storage 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor not present proximity sensor not present proximity sensor not present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Po battery (32.4 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 6930 mAh (25 Wh) - 9500 mAh
Stand by Up to 720 h - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 10 h (multimedia) -