Phone Comparison - Apple iPad Pro 9.7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7

Apple iPad Pro 9.7
apple ipad pro 9.7
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7
samsung galaxy tab s3 9.7
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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung
Announced March 2016 February 2017
Status Available - March 2016 Available - March 2017
Price Rs. 55,999 ($823.51) [Similarly Priced] -
Colors Silver, Gold, Space Gray, Rose Gold Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
237.3 x 169 x 6 mm
(9.34 x 6.65 x 0.24 in)
Weight 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz) 429 g (Wi-Fi)/ 434 g (LTE) (15.13 oz (Wi-Fi)/ 15.31 oz (LTE))
SIM Type - Nano-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network 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), 27(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 40(2300)
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Apple Pencil stylus
- 4 Stereo Speakers
- Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 9.3 Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Dual-core 2.16 GHz (Twister), Apple A9X [Similar] Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo), Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR Series 7 (12-core graphics) [Similar] Adreno 530 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 4 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32/128/256 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant Glass, Oleophobic Coating Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 9.7 inches [Similar] 9.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.58% 72.61%
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 12 MP [Similar] 13 MP [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED Flash
Features Phase Detection Autofocus, f/2.2, 29mm, 1/3" Sensor Size, 1.22 µm Pixel Size, Geo-Tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video and 8MP Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/Smile Detection, HDR (Photo/Panorama) Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP, f/2.2, 31mm, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, EDR v4.2, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB v2.0, reversible connector Yes
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (Wi‑Fi + Cellular model only) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/128/256 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG - Not Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion battery (27.5 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 7306 mAh 6000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) -