Apple iPad 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5

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Display

Display size

9.7 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

2048 x 1536 pixels
1200 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

264 ppi
216 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
TFT

Screen-to-body ratio

65.03 %
76.32 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Oleophobic coating
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 35.00 mm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

 
LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Digital image stabilization
 

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

9.50 x 7.31 x 0.37 inches (241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm)
10.24 x 6.34 x 0.31 inches (260 x 161.1 x 8 mm)

Weight

23.00 oz (652 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)
18.84 oz (534 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock

Colors

Black, White
Black, Gray, Blue

Phone functionality

 
Yes

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A5X
Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450

Processor

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

PowerVR SGX543MP4
Adreno 506

RAM

1 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
22.2 GB

Storage expansion

 
up to 400 GB

OS

iOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6, 5.1)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

11560 mAh
7300 mAh

Charging

 
Yes

Talk time (3G)

 
51.00 hours
the average is 51 h (3060 min)

Internet use

 
 

3G

 
14 hours

LTE

 
15 hours

Wi-Fi

 
15 hours

Music playback

 
183.00 hours

Video playback

 
15.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 66

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

 
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

 
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

Yes
USB 2.0

Connector

Proprietary
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

 
Mass storage device

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

GPS, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Other

Computer sync, OTA sync
ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Notifications

Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

TV-out
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Aug 02, 2018

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMT595C link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Body

 
1.26 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Dock Connector to USB Cable, 10W USB Power Adapter, Documentation
Quick Start Guide, Power Adapter, USB Type-C cable

MSRP price

 
$ 450
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