Phone Comparison - Apple iPad Air vs Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 vs Apple iPad Air 2

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung Apple
Announced October 2013 January 2014 October 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Coming soon Available - October 2014
Price - - Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Space Gray, Silver White/Silver Space Gray, Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.3 in)
243.1 x 171.4 x 7.3 mm
(9.57 x 6.75 x 0.29 in)
240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
Weight 469 g / 478 g (16.54 oz / 16.86 oz) 469 g (16.54 oz) 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
N/A GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 N/A HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE- all models - LTE
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 7.0.2 Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) iOS 8.1
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5420 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A8X
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) Mali-T628 MP6 PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics)
RAM N/A 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/32 GB storage 16/64/128 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super clear LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 9.7 inches 10.1 inches 9.7 inches
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 2560 x 1600 pixels (299 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.58% 70.94% 71.58%
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, 3264x2448 pixels 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash No LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes N/A Yes
Edge Yes N/A 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 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
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, EDR
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 Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB Host v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB No
USB OTG - Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Po battery (32.4 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery (32.4 Wh)
Capacity - 8220 mAh 8600 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) - Up to 10 h (multimedia)