Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 vs Apple iPad Air

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0
samsung galaxy tab 3 8.0
Apple iPad Air
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple
Announced June 2013 October 2013
Status Available - July 2013 Available - November 2013
Colors White Space Gray, Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 209.8 x 123.8 x 7.4 mm
(8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 in)
240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.3 in)
Weight 314 g (11.08 oz) 469 g / 478 g (16.54 oz / 16.86 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE- all models
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) iOS 7.0.2
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Exynos 4212 [Similar] Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 [Similar]
GPU Mali-400MP [Similar] PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar]
RAM 1.5 GB [Browse Similar] N/A
Internal Memory 8/16 GB 16/32/64/128 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 8.0 inches [Similar] 9.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 800 x 1280 pixels (189 ppi) [Similar] 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.21% 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 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host Yes, v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM 16/32/64/128 GB storage
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No
USB OTG Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor 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-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po battery (32.4 Wh)
Capacity 4450 mAh -
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 11 h Up to 10 h (multimedia)
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