• Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100 vs Apple iPad 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100 vs Apple iPad 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple Amazon
Announced February 2012 October 2012 September 2012
Status Released - May 2012 Available - November 2012 Available - October 2012
Colors Black Black, White Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 256.6 x 175.3 x 9.7 mm
(10.1 x 6.9 x 0.38 in)
241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm
(9.5 x 7.31 x 0.37 in)
240 x 164 x 8.8 mm
(9.45 x 6.46 x 0.35 in)
Weight 588 g (20.74 oz) 662 g (23.35 oz) 567 g (20 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - A1459/ A1460
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - A1460
N/A
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - A1459/ A1460 N/A
4G Network - LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 - A1459 -
Messaging , EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) iOS 6 Android OS, v4.0 (customized)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4430 Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, Apple A6X Dual-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4470
GPU PowerVR SGX540 PowerVR SGX543MP4 (quad-core graphics) PowerVR SGX544
RAM 1 GB N/A 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB No No

display Display

Type PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 10.1 inches 9.7 inches 8.9 inches
Resolution 800 x 1280 pixels (149 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 1920 x 1200 pixels (254 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.15% 65.01% 58.54%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 1.3 MP, 1280 x 1024 pixels
Flash LED flash No No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection -
Video Yes, 1080p Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization No
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes No
Edge Class 12 Yes No
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 73 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps No
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot (carrier dependant) Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, v2.0 Yes, v2.0
GPS Yes Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS No
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML (Safari) HTML5 (Amazon Silk)

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 1GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB No No

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 Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Ion battery (22.2 Wh)
Capacity 7000 mAh 11,560 mAh (42.5 Wh) 6000 mAh
Stand by Up to 200 h Up to 720 h -
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 9 h Up to 10 h