Phone Comparison - Apple iPad Air vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus

Apple iPad Air
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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple
Announced October 2013 September 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Available September 2014
Colors Space Gray, Silver Space Gray, White/Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.3 in)
137.5 x 67 x 7.1 mm
(5.41 x 2.64 x 0.28 in)
Weight 469 g / 478 g (16.54 oz / 16.86 oz) 172 g (6.07 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE- all models LTE- all models
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor (Touch ID)
Shatter proof glass, oleophobic coating

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 7.0.2 iOS 8, Upgradable to iOS 10
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 [Similar] Dual-core 1.4 GHz, Apple A8 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar] PowerVR GX6450 [Similar]
RAM N/A 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/64/128 GB
External Memory No No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 9.7 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.58% 90.31%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash No Dual-LED (Dual-tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, 1.5┬Ám Pixel Size, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 1.2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi 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 hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po battery (32.4 Wh) Non-removable Li-Po battery
Capacity - 2915 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) -