Apple iPad 9.7-inch vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2019)

Display

Display size

9.7 inches
10.1 inches

Resolution

1536 x 2048 pixels
1200 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

264 ppi
224 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

71.65 %
80.80 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A9 APL0898
Samsung Exynos 7 7904

Processor

Dual-core, 1850 MHz, Twister, 64-bit, 16 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

PowerVR GT7600
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

2 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

 
128 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

8827 mAh
6150 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
 

Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 inches (240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm)
9.65 x 5.88 x 0.3 inches (245.1 x 149.4 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

16.86 oz (478 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (587 g)
16.54 oz (469 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (587 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
Black, Gold, Gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d)
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s)
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct

USB

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 559
$ 330
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