What's better Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) or Apple iPad Air? To answer this question SpecsPRO has compared Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) vs Apple iPad Air: screen resolution, camera, battery and other important specifications.

Apple iPad Air vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016)

  • Main

  • Model

  • Price

  • Advantages

  • launch

  • Announced

  • Status

  • platform

  • OS

  • Chipset

  • CPU

  • GPU

  • camera

  • Rear

  • Front

  • Video

  • Features

  • display

  • Size

  • Resolution

  • Technology

  • Protection

  • Multitouch

  • battery

  • General

  • Talk time

  • body

  • Dimensions

  • Weight

  • SIM card

  • Colors

  • memory

  • Internal Storage & RAM

  • Connectivity

  • WLAN

  • Bluetooth

  • GPS

  • Radio

  • USB

  • features

  • Sensors

  • Messaging

  • Browser

  • Java

  • 3.5mm jack

  • networks

  • Technology

  • 2G bands

  • 3G bands

  • 4G bands

  • Speed

  • GPRS

  • EDGE

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Apple iPad Air
  • Main

  • Model

    Apple iPad Air

  • Price

    $384.98

  • Advantages

  • PLATFORM GPU: PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics)

    BATTERY General: Non-removable Li-Po 8600 mAh battery (32.4 Wh)

    BODY Weight: 469 g (Wi-Fi) / 478 g (3G/LTE) (1.03 lb)

  • launch

  • Announced

    2013, October

  • Status

    Available. Released November 2013

  • platform

  • OS

    iOS 7, upgradable to iOS 10.0.2

  • Chipset

    Apple A7

  • CPU

    Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based)

  • GPU

    PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics)

  • camera

  • Rear

    5 MP, f/2.4, 33mm, autofocus

  • Front

    1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular

  • Video

    1080p@30fps

  • Features

    Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)

  • display

  • Size

    9.7 inches

  • Resolution

    1536 x 2048 pixels (~264 ppi pixel density)

  • Technology

    LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

  • Protection

    Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating

  • Multitouch

    Yes

  • battery

  • General

    Non-removable Li-Po 8600 mAh battery (32.4 Wh)

  • Talk time

    About 10 h

  • body

  • Dimensions

    240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm (9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 in)

  • Weight

    469 g (Wi-Fi) / 478 g (3G/LTE) (1.03 lb)

  • SIM card

    Nano-SIM

  • Colors

    Space Gray, Silver

  • memory

  • Internal Storage & RAM

    16/32/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3

  • Connectivity

  • WLAN

    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot

  • Bluetooth

    v4.0, A2DP, EDR

  • GPS

    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (3G/LTE model only)

  • Radio

    No

  • USB

    v2.0, reversible connector

  • features

  • Sensors

    Accelerometer, gyro, compass

  • Messaging

    iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM

  • Browser

    HTML5 (Safari)

  • Java

    No

  • 3.5mm jack

    Yes

  • networks

  • Technology

    GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE

  • 2G bands

    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 CDMA 800 / 1900

  • 3G bands

    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO

  • 4G bands

    LTE

  • Speed

    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps

  • GPRS

    Yes

  • EDGE

    Yes

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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016)
  • Main

  • Model

    Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016)

  • Price

    $297.99

  • Advantages

  • PLATFORM CPU: Octa-core (4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)

    CAMERA Rear: 8 MP, f/1.9, autofocus, LED flash

    CAMERA Front: 2 MP, f/2.2, 1080p video

    MEMORY Internal Storage & RAM: 16 GB, 2 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM (S-Pen version)

  • launch

  • Announced

    2016, May

  • Status

    Available. Released 2016, May

  • platform

  • OS

    Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)

  • Chipset

    Exynos 7870

  • CPU

    Octa-core (4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)

  • GPU

    Mali-T830 MP2

  • camera

  • Rear

    8 MP, f/1.9, autofocus, LED flash

  • Front

    2 MP, f/2.2, 1080p video

  • Video

    1080p@30fps

  • Features

    Geo-tagging, touch focus, panorama

  • display

  • Size

    10.1 inches

  • Resolution

    1200 x 1920 pixels (~224 ppi pixel density)

  • Technology

    PLS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

  • Protection

  • Multitouch

    Yes

  • battery

  • General

    Non-removable Li-Ion 7300 mAh battery

  • Talk time

  • body

  • Dimensions

    254.2 x 155.3 x 8.2 mm (10.01 x 6.11 x 0.32 in)

  • Weight

    525 g (1.16 lb)

  • SIM card

    Micro-SIM

  • Colors

    Pearl White, Metallic Black

  • memory

  • Internal Storage & RAM

    16 GB, 2 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM (S-Pen version)

  • Connectivity

  • WLAN

    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot

  • Bluetooth

    v4.2, A2DP, LE

  • GPS

    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou

  • Radio

  • USB

    microUSB v2.0

  • features

  • Sensors

    Accelerometer

  • Messaging

    Email, Push Mail, IM

  • Browser

    HTML5

  • Java

    No

  • 3.5mm jack

    Yes

  • networks

  • Technology

    GSM / HSPA / LTE

  • 2G bands

    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

  • 3G bands

    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100

  • 4G bands

    LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800), 19(800), 38(2600), 40(2300) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)

  • Speed

    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps

  • GPRS

    Yes

  • EDGE

    Yes

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