Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Apple iPad Air 2

Samsung Galaxy Note 3
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Apple iPad Air 2
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple
Announced September 2013 October 2014
Status Available - September 2013 Available - October 2014
Price - Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Pink Space Gray, Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
(5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)
240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz) 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features S Pen stylus - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) iOS 8.1
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 (LTE model) / Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 [Similar] Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A8X [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 (LTE model) [Similar] PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 16/64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches [Similar] 9.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) [Similar] 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.98% 71.58%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL 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, LE, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No
USB OTG Supported -

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery (32.4 Wh)
Capacity 3200 mAh 8600 mAh
Stand by Up to 420 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 21 h (3G) Up to 10 h (multimedia)