Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e vs Apple iPad Air (2019)

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Display

Display size

10.5 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

1600 x 2560 pixels
1668 x 2224 pixels

Pixel density

288 ppi
265 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

81.50 %
79.41 %

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Ambient light sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording

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

Features

Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

Autofocus
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

9.65 x 6.30 x 0.22 inches (245 x 160 x 5.5 mm)
9.8 x 6.8 x 0.24 inches (248.9 x 172.7 x 6.1 mm)

Weight

14.11 oz (400 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)
16.37 oz (464 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver
Gold, Gray, Silver

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A75 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 615
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM

4 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
256 GB

Storage expansion

up to 512 GB
 

OS

Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
iOS (12.x)

Battery

Capacity

7040 mAh
8134 mAh

Charging

Fast charging
 

Internet use

 
 

LTE

 
9 hours

Wi-Fi

 
10 hours

Music playback

161.00 hours
 

Video playback

14.50 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
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 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

 
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

 
Nano SIM, eSIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 3.1
Yes

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device, Video out

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

 
Vibration

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
 

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter

MSRP price

$ 480
$ 779
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