Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) vs Apple iPad Air 2

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)
samsung galaxy alpha (s801)
Apple iPad Air 2
apple ipad air 2
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple
Announced August 2014 October 2014
Status Available - September 2014 Available - October 2014
Price - Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scub Space Gray, Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz) 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) iOS 8.1
Processor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 [Similar] Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A8X [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 16/64/128 GB
External Memory No No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 9.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar] 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.43% 71.58%
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 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Dual Camera, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 2.1 MP [Similar] 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 150 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3
Expandable Storage No No

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery (32.4 Wh)
Capacity 1860 mAh 8600 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - Up to 10 h (multimedia)