Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e vs Apple iPad Air (2019)

Display

Size

10.5 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
288 PPI
2224 x 1668 pixels, 4:3 ratio,
265 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

81.50 %
79.41 %

Features

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

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

4GB
3GB

Internal storage

128GB
256GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
 

OS

Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
iPadOS (13.x)

Battery

Capacity

7040 mAh
8134 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Fast charging
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

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

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
Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 MP (Autofocus)
7 MP (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 15.7 oz (448 g)
16.37 oz (464 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (448 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver
Gold, Gray, Silver

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

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

Features

Dolby Atmos
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

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

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Lightning

Features

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter

MSRP

$ 480
$ 779
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