Phone Comparison - Apple iPad 4 Wi-Fi vs Apple iPad Air 2 vs Apple iPhone 6s Plus

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple Apple
Announced October 2012 October 2014 September 2015
Status Available - November 2012 Available - October 2014 Available - September 2015
Price - Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 53,999 ($794.10) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Space Gray, Silver, Gold Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm
(9.5 x 7.31 x 0.37 in)
240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm
(6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 in)
Weight 652 g (23 oz) 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz) 192 g (6.77 oz)
2G Network N/A GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
3G Network N/A HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network - LTE LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300) - A1633
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8
SAR US - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
1.12 W/kg (head)
1.14 W/kg (body)
SAR EU - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
0.93 W/kg (head)
0.98 W/kg (body)
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID) - Fingerprint sensor (TouchID v2)
- 3D Touch display
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 iOS 8.1 iOS 9
Processor Dual-core 1.4 GHz, Apple A6X Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A8X 2 GHz Dual-core, Apple A9
GPU PowerVR SGX554MP4 (quad-core graphics) PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) -
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/64/128 GB 16/64/128 GB
External Memory No No No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, Capacitive Touchscreen, Sapphire Crystal Glass, Ion-Strengthened Glass, Oleophobic Coating
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 9.7 inches 9.7 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.01% 71.58% 67.51%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels
Flash No No Real-tone Flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama) Phase-Detection AutoFocus, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (Photo/Panorama)
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS No Yes Yes
Edge No Yes Yes
3G N/A 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 Cat4 150/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.1, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band 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, hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 v2.0 v2.0, reversible connector
GPS No Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 (Safari) HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

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

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable, Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery (32.4 Wh) Non-removable Li-Po Battery (11.1 Wh)
Capacity 11,560 mAh 8600 mAh 2915 mAh
Stand by Up to 720 h - Up to 384 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 24 h (3G)