Phone Comparison - Apple iPad Air 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 (CDMA)

Apple iPad Air 2
apple ipad air 2
Samsung Galaxy S6 (CDMA)
samsung galaxy s6 (cdma)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung
Announced October 2014 March 2015
Status Available - October 2014 Available - April 2015
Price Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 29,999 ($441.16) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Space Gray, Silver, Gold White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
143.5 x 70.6 x 6.9 mm
(5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)
Weight 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz) 140 g (4.94 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - G920V, G920P
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - G920V, G920P, G920R
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - G920V
4G Network LTE LTE band 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700) - G920V
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID) - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 8.1 Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A8X [Similar] Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar] Mali-T760MP8 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/64/128 GB 32/64/128 GB
External Memory No No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 9.7 inches [Similar] 5.1 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.58% 70.76%
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, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 16 MP, 2988 x 5312 pixels [Similar]
Flash No LED Flash
Features Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama) OIS, Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar] 5 MP, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto [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, 150 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint 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-Ion Battery
Capacity 8600 mAh 2550 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 23 h (3G)