Apple iPad Air vs Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition)

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Display

Display size

9.7 inches
10.1 inches

Resolution

2048 x 1536 pixels
2560 x 1600 pixels

Pixel density

264 ppi
299 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super Clear LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

71.65 %
70.97 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 33 mm
 

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
 

Front

1.2 megapixels
2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 inches (240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm)
9.57 x 6.75 x 0.31 inches (243.1 x 171.4 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

16.86 oz (478 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)
19.29 oz (547 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
 

Features

 
Stylus

Colors

Black, Gray, Silver, White
Black, White

Phone functionality

 
Yes

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

Screen mirroring

TV-out
DLNA, MHL

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974

Processor

Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit
Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400

GPU

PowerVR G6430
Adreno 330

RAM

1 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
16 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 64 GB

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)
Android (4.4.2, 4.3), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device
USB OTG

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+, Infrared

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Micro SIM

Battery

Capacity

8820 mAh
8220 mAh

Type

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

Talk time (3G)

 
43.00 hours
the average is 45 h (2700 min)

Music playback

 
217.00 hours

Video playback

 
11.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 22, 2013
 

FCC ID value: BCGA1475 link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Body

1.19 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.33 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
 

MSRP price

$ 929
 
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