Phone Comparison - Apple iPad Air 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S8

Apple iPad Air 2
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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung
Announced October 2014 March 2017
Status Available - October 2014 Available - April 2017
Price Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 57,900 ($720.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Space Gray, Silver, Gold Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
(5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)
Weight 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
SIM Type - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE LTE
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID) -
Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 8.1 Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A8X [Similar] Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
Exynos 8895 Octa [Similar]
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar] Adreno 540 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 4 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/64/128 GB 64 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 9.7 inches [Similar] 5.8 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.58% 84.06%
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, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 12 MP [Similar]
Flash No Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama) Phase Detection Autofocus, OIS, f/1.7 aperture, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And 9MP Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar] 8 MP, AF [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 150 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA, LTE, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
Wi-Fi 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, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB v2.0 v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Browser HTML5 (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor not present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery (32.4 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 8600 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) -