Phone Comparison - Apple iPad Air 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016)

Apple iPad Air 2
apple ipad air 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016)
samsung galaxy tab a 7.0 (2016)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung
Announced October 2014 March 2016
Status Available - October 2014 Coming Soon - March 2016
Price Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 11,250 ($165.44) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Space Gray, Silver, Gold Pearl White, Metallic Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
186.9 x 108.8 x 8.7 mm
(7.36 x 4.28 x 0.34 in)
Weight 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz) 283 g (9.98 oz)
2G Network 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 LTE
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID) -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 8.1 Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A8X [Similar] Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar] Adreno 306 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1.5 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/64/128 GB 8 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 9.7 inches [Similar] 7.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 800 x 1280 pixels (216 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.58% 69.63%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]
Flash No No
Features Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama) Auto focus, f/2.2, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 720p@30fps
Front Camera 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar] 2 MP, f/2.2 [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, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
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 8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery (32.4 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 8600 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 11 h (multimedia)