Phone Comparison - Apple iPad Air vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A7

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple Samsung
Announced October 2013 September 2014 Expected Announcement - December 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Available September 2014 Rumored - January 2015
Price - - Rs. 19,499 ($286.75) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Space Gray, Silver Space Gray, White/Silver, Gold Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.3 in)
137.5 x 67 x 7.1 mm
(5.41 x 2.64 x 0.28 in)
150.9 x 75.9 x 6.3 mm
(5.94 x 2.99 x 0.25 in)
Weight 469 g / 478 g (16.54 oz / 16.86 oz) 172 g (6.07 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 - SM-A700*/DS
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE- all models LTE- all models LTE
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor (Touch ID)
Shatter proof glass, oleophobic coating
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 7.0.2 iOS 8, Upgradable to iOS 10 Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 Dual-core 1.4 GHz, Apple A8 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) PowerVR GX6450 Adreno 405
RAM N/A 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/64/128 GB 16 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 9.7 inches 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.58% 90.31% 72.64%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels
Flash No Dual-LED (Dual-tone) LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, 1.5┬Ám Pixel Size, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 1.2 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 64 GB

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po battery (32.4 Wh) Non-removable Li-Po battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity - 2915 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) - -