• Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 LTE vs Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact vs Apple iPad Air 2

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 LTE vs Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact vs Apple iPad Air 2

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Apple
Announced June 2014 September 2014 October 2014
Status Available - July 2014 Available - November 2014 Available - October 2014
Price - - Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Dazzling White, Titanium Bronze Black, White Space Gray, Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 247.3 x 177.3 x 6.6 mm
(9.74 x 6.98 x 0.26 in)
213.4 x 123.6 x 6.4 mm
(8.4 x 4.87 x 0.25 in)
240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
Weight 467 g (16.47 oz) 270 g (9.52 oz) 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - D6502, D6503, D6543 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D6502, D6503, D6543 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 - D6503 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - IP68 Certified - Dust Tight and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) iOS 8.1
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A8X
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 330 PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics)
RAM 3 GB 3 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16 GB 16/64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos display, X-Reality Engine LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 10.5 inches 8.0 inches 9.7 inches
Resolution 1600 x 2560 pixels (288 ppi) 1200 x 1920 pixels (283 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.66% 70.37% 71.58%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8.1 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash No No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2.1 MP [Similar] 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA; LTE HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; 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 v4.0, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.0, A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 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, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3), USB On-the-go, USB Host v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery (32.4 Wh)
Capacity 7900 mAh 4500 mAh 8600 mAh
Stand by - Up to 1100 h (2G)
Up to 1300 h (3G)
-
Talk Time - Up to 19 h (2G)
Up to 23 h (3G)
Up to 10 h (multimedia)