Apple iPad Air (2020) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A7

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Display

Size:

10.9 inches
10.4 inches

Resolution:

2360 x 1640 pixels, 264 PPI
2000 x 1200 pixels, 5:3 ratio, 224 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
TFT

Screen-to-body:

81.23 %
78.94 %

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A14 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115

Processor:

Hexa-core, Firestorm and Icestorm, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU:

Apple 4-core GPU
Adreno 610

RAM:

3GB

Internal storage:

64GB, not expandable
32GB, available to use: 19.5 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

iPadOS (14.x)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity:

7040 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

12 MP (PDAF, BSI sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS

Front:

7 MP (EIS, HDR)
5 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

9.75 x 7.03 x 0.24 inches (247.6 x 178.5 x 6.1 mm)
9.75 x 6.20 x 0.28 inches (247.6 x 157.4 x 7 mm)

Weight:

16.23 oz (460.0 g)
16.79 oz (476.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Rose gold, Space gray, Silver, Green, Sky blue
Dark gray, Silver, Gold

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, 48(3600)

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:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Buyers information

Price:

$ 729
$ 230 / € 223

In The Box:

USB‑C Charge Cable (1 meter), 20W USB‑C Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 15, 2020
Oct 08, 2020
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