Samsung Galaxy A72 vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2021) vs Apple iPad Pro 11-inch (2021)

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Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.7 inches
12.9 inches
11.0 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI
2732 x 2048 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 265 PPI
2388 x 1688 pixels, 266 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

84.74 %
85.43 %
85.43 %

Peak brightness:

1600 cd/m2 (nit)
600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

90Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
120Hz refresh rate, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125
Apple M1
Apple M1

Processor:

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 465, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 3100 MHz, 5 nm
Octa-core, 3100 MHz, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 618
Apple 8-core GPU
Apple 8-core GPU

RAM:

6GB
8GB
8GB

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS)
128GB, not expandable
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (11), One UI 3.0 UI
iPadOS (14.x)
iPadOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
10758 mAh
7540 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

64 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F1.8

Second camera:

8 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)
10 MP (Ultra-wide)
10 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.0 μm
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4

Third camera:

5 MP (Ultra-wide)
ToF 3D depth sensing (Depth information)
ToF 3D depth sensing (Depth information)

Specifications:

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

Fourth camera:

5 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

32 MP
12 MP (EIS, Wide Angle, HDR)
12 MP (Wide Angle, HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.50 x 3.05 x (165 x 77.4 x 8.4 mm)
11.05 x 8.46 x 0.25 inches (280.6 x 214.9 x 6.4 mm)
9.75 x 7.03 x 0.23 inches (247.6 x 178.5 x 5.9 mm)

Weight:

7.16 oz (203.0 g)
24.06 oz (682.0 g)
16.44 oz (466.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Aluminum; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum; Frame: Aluminum

Materials & Colors:

Black, Blue, White, Violet
Silver, Space Gray
Silver, Space Gray

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
3D Face unlock
3D Face unlock

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control
Right: Volume control

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

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

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band, 802.1x; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, OTG
Charging, Headphones port, Video out
Charging, Headphones port, Video out

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, LiDAR scanner
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, LiDAR scanner

Other:

NFC
Tethering, Computer sync
Tethering, Computer sync

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 26, 2021

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA725M

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.29 W/kg

Body:

0.30 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.59 W/kg

EU SAR:

Head:

0.23 W/kg

Body:

1.17 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 449

In The Box:

USB-C Charge Cable, 20W USB-C Power Adapter
USB-C Charge Cable, 20W USB-C Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 17, 2021
Apr 20, 2021
Apr 20, 2021
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