Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2021)

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Display

Size:

7.6 inches
12.9 inches

Resolution:

2208 x 1768 pixels, 372 PPI
2732 x 2048 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 265 PPI

Technology:

Dynamic AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

89.00 %
85.43 %

Peak brightness:

1600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Folding inside the device, 120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Front cover display:

6.2 inches, 2260 x 816 pixels, AMOLED, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB
Apple M1

Processor:

Octa-core, 3100 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 3100 MHz, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 650
Apple 8-core GPU

RAM:

12GB LPDDR5
8GB

Internal storage:

256GB (UFS 3.1), available to use: 220.5 GB, not expandable
128GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Tablet

OS:

Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI
iPadOS

Battery

Capacity:

4500 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 11.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
10 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)
ToF 3D depth sensing (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS
Time-lapse video

Front:

10 MP (EIS, HDR)
12 MP (EIS, Wide Angle, HDR)

Folded:

10 MP

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.27 x 5.05 x 0.27 inches (159.2 x 128.2 x 6.9 mm)
11.05 x 8.46 x 0.25 inches (280.6 x 214.9 x 6.4 mm)

Folded:

(159.2 x 68 x 16.8 mm)

Weight:

9.95 oz (282.0 g)
24.06 oz (682.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum; Frame: Aluminum

Materials & Colors:

Silver, Space Gray

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Keys:

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

Colors:

Mystic black, Mystic bronze

Cellular

5G:

SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out
Charging, Headphones port, Video out

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+
Tethering, Computer sync

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 27, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMF916U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.29 W/kg

Body:

1.14 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.06 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 2000

In The Box:

Data Cable, Travel Adapter, Ejection Pin
USB-C Charge Cable, 20W USB-C Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 05, 2020

Scheduled release:

(Official) May 21, 2021
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