Apple iPad 9.7-inch (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2019)

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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 ratio

72.80 %
80.80 %

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.0

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

9.4 x 6.6 x 0.29 inches (238.8 x 167.6 x 7.4 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 (589 g)
16.54 oz (469 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
Black, Gold, Gray

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24
Samsung Exynos 7 7904

Processor

Quad-core, 2340 MHz, Hurricane and Zephyr, 64-bit, 16 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

2 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

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

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
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
 

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

Battery

Capacity

8827 mAh
6150 mAh

Type

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

Internet use

LTE: 9 hours; Wi-Fi: 10 hours
 

Music playback

 
128.00 hours

Video playback

 
13.00 hours

Phone features

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

iPad Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
 

MSRP price

$ 559
$ 330
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