Apple iPad Air 2 vs Apple iPhone 6s Plus

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Display

Display size

9.7 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

1536 x 2048 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

264 ppi
401 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

71.65 %
67.91 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A8X
Apple A9 APL1022

Processor

Triple-core, 1500 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU

PowerVR GXA6850
PowerVR GT7600

RAM

2 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
128 GB, not expandable

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x)
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)

Battery

Capacity

7340 mAh
2750 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 inches (240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm)
6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

15.41 oz (437 g)
the average is 21.2 oz (606 g)
6.77 oz (192 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+)
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
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
 

MSRP price

$ 829
$ 949
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