Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Apple iPad 10.2-inch

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Display

Display size

6.4 inches
10.2 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels
1620 x 2160 pixels

Pixel density

516 ppi
265 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

83.51 %
74.94 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.4

Second camera

12 megapixels
 

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus
 

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
 

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization
Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization

Front

8 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle, Autofocus
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches (161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm)
9.8 x 6.8 x 0.29 inches (248.9 x 172.7 x 7.4 mm)

Weight

7.09 oz (201 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
17.39 oz (493 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light, Stylus
 

Colors

Midnight black, Ocean blue, Cloud silver, Lavender purple
Silver, Space gray, Gold

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, Hurricane and Zephyr, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM

6 GB
 

Internal storage

128 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
 

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI
iPadOS

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Lightning

Features

USB OTG, Video out
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
Apple Pay

Other

NFC, ANT+
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
 

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
 

Talk time

38.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
 

Stand-by time

12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

29.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Internet use

3G: 14 hours; LTE: 16 hours; Wi-Fi: 17 hours
LTE: 9 hours; Wi-Fi: 10 hours

Music playback

95.00 hours
 

Video playback

21.00 hours
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 03, 2018
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMN960U link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.27 W/kg
 

Body

0.76 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.35 W/kg
 

Phablet

3.90 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

S Pen, USB Cable, Earphones, SIM removal tool, USB power adaptor, USB connector, Pen, nibs, Tweezer, Clear cover case, Quick start guide, USB connector leaflet.
Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter

MSRP price

$ 1000
$ 559
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