• Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 vs Apple iPad Air 2

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 vs Apple iPad Air 2

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Apple
Announced February 2012 June 2014 October 2014
Status Released - May 2012 Available - July 2014 Available - October 2014
Price - - Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black White, Black Space Gray, Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 256.6 x 175.3 x 9.7 mm
(10.1 x 6.9 x 0.38 in)
212.8 x 125.6 x 6.6 mm
(8.38 x 4.94 x 0.26 in)
240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
Weight 588 g (20.74 oz) 294 g (10.37 oz) 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 No GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 No HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - - LTE
Messaging , EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) iOS 8.1
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4430 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 SGX540 Mali-T628 MP6 PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics)
RAM 1 GB 3 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 32/64 GB 16/64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 128 GB No

display Display

Type PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 10.1 inches 8.4 inches 9.7 inches
Resolution 800 x 1280 pixels (149 ppi) 1600 x 2560 pixels (359 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.15% 76.71% 71.58%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video Yes, 1080p Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP [Similar] 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps No Yes
Edge Class 12 No Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps No 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, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, 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 v2.0
GPS Yes Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

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

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery (32.4 Wh)
Capacity 7000 mAh 4900 mAh 8600 mAh
Stand by Up to 200 h - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h - Up to 10 h (multimedia)