Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 vs Apple iPad Air 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple Samsung
Announced January 2014 October 2014 July 2015
Status Available - July 2014 Available - October 2014 Coming Soon - August 2015
Price - Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 23,855 ($349.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Dazzling White, Titanium Bronze Space Gray, Silver, Gold White, black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 247.3 x 177.3 x 6.6 mm
(9.74 x 6.98 x 0.26 in)
240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
237.3 x 169 x 5.6 mm
(9.34 x 6.65 x 0.22 in)
Weight 465 g (16.4 oz) 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz) 389 g (Wi-Fi) / 392 g (LTE) (13.72 oz (Wi-Fi) / 13.83 oz (LTE))
2G Network No GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network No HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features Fingerprint Sensor - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID) - Fingerprint sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) iOS 8.1 Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Processor 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 , Qualcomm Snapdragon
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) -
RAM 3 GB 1 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16/64/128 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 10.5 inches 9.7 inches 9.7 inches
Resolution 1600 x 2560 pixels (288 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.66% 71.58% 72.61%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash No No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama) Auto focus, Yes
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 1440p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2.1 MP [Similar] 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar] 2.1 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS No Yes Yes
Edge No Yes Yes
3G No 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
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.1, LE
Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

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

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery (32.4 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 7900 mAh 8600 mAh 5870 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - Up to 10 h (multimedia) -