Apple iPad Air (2019) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2019)

Display

Display size

10.5 inches
10.1 inches

Resolution

1668 x 2224 pixels
1200 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

265 ppi
224 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

79.41 %
80.80 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81
Samsung Exynos 7 7904

Processor

Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Apple 4-core GPU
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

3 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

256 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

iPadOS
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

8134 mAh
6150 mAh

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

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

Front

7 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

9.8 x 6.8 x 0.24 inches (248.9 x 172.7 x 6.1 mm)
9.65 x 5.88 x 0.3 inches (245.1 x 149.4 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

16.37 oz (464 g)
the average is 21.2 oz (606 g)
16.54 oz (469 g)
the average is 21.2 oz (606 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), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

 
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Vibration
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter
 

MSRP price

$ 779
$ 330
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