Apple iPad Air (2019) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S6

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Display

Size

10.5 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

2224 x 1668 pixels, 4:3 ratio,
265 PPI
2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
288 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

79.41 %
81.93 %

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
HDR video support, Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor

Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Apple 4-core GPU
Adreno 640

RAM

3GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

256GB
256GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

iPadOS (13.x)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

8134 mAh
7040 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
13 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera

 
5 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

7 MP (HDR)
8 MP (Dual-Camera)

Design

Dimensions

9.8 x 6.8 x 0.24 inches (248.9 x 172.7 x 6.1 mm)
9.63 x 6.28 x 0.22 inches (244.5 x 159.5 x 5.7 mm)

Weight

16.37 oz (464 g)
the average is 15.1 oz (432 g)
14.82 oz (420 g)
the average is 15.1 oz (432 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

 
Stylus

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
Mountain gray, Cloud blue, Rose blush

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
No 3.5mm jack

Features

 
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback

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; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Charging, Video out, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out, Mass storage device

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter
 

MSRP

$ 779
$ 730
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