Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2018)

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Display

Size:

10.5 inches
12.9 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio, 288 PPI
2732 x 2048 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 265 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

78.07 %
85.51 %

Peak brightness:

600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Apple A12X Bionic APL1083

Processor:

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 540
Apple 7-core GPU

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB

Internal storage:

64GB, available to use: 50.5 GB
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 400 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI
iOS (13.x, 12.x)

Battery

Capacity:

7300 mAh
9720 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

13 MP (PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8

Video recording:

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

Features:

Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 MP
7 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

9.81 x 6.47 x 0.28 inches (249.3 x 164.3 x 7.1 mm)
11.04 x 8.46 x 0.23 inches (280.4 x 214.9 x 5.8 mm)

Weight:

17.04 oz (483.0 g)
22.26 oz (631.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock
3D Face unlock

Features:

Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gray
Gray, Silver

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
TV-out

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible)

Features:

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

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Buyers information

Price:

$ 650
$ 999

In The Box:

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charger, USB Type-C cable, User Manual And Warranty Card, S-Pen
USB-C Charge Cable (1 meter), 18W USB-C Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 01, 2018
Oct 30, 2018
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