Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 vs Apple iPad Air 13-inch (M2, 2024) Specs Comparison

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Display

Size:

11.0 inches
13.0 inches

Resolution:

2732 x 2048 pixels, 263 PPI

Technology:

Dynamic AMOLED

Refresh rate:

120Hz

Screen-to-body:

86.76 %

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SM8550-AC (4 nm)
Apple M2

Processor:

Octa-core, 1x 3.36GHz Cortex-X3 + 2x 2.8GHz Cortex-A715 + 2x 2.8GHz Cortex-A710 + 3x 2.0GHz Cortex-A510
Octa-core

GPU:

Adreno 740
10-core GPU

RAM:

8GB
8GB

Internal storage:

128GB
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1024 GB

OS:

Android (13)
iPadOS (15.x)

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

Battery

Capacity:

8400 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

13 MP (Autofocus)
12 MP

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8

Flash:

LED
LED

Video recording:

Yes
Yes

Front:

12 MP
12 MP

Design

Dimensions:

10.01 x 6.53 x 0.23 inches (254.3 x 165.8 x 5.9 mm)
11.05 x 8.46 x 0.24 inches (280.6 x 214.9 x 6.1 mm)

Weight:

17.57 oz (498.0 g)
21.80 oz (618.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors:

Beige, Graphite

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n14, n20, n25, n28, n29, n30, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n70, n71, n75, n77, n78, n79

4G (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+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

4G (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 48(3600)

3G:

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

Data Speed:

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

SIM type:

eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 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
Wireless screen share

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.3
5.3

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax, Wi-Fi 6E; Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), Wi-Fi 6E; Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, OTG
Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Availability

Officially announced:

Yes
Yes
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