Compare and analyze Apple iPad Air vs Apple iPad 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Updated May 2019
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Gadgets

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Features

Key information

OS

IOS 7
IOS 9. x
Android 7.0

Colour

multiple
multiple
multiple

Display

Physical sise, inches

9,7
9.7
9.7

Type

LCD
LCD
Super AMOLED

Sensor type

IPS
IPS
WXGA

Resolution, pixel

2048 x 1536
1024 x 768
2048 x 1536

Pixel dencity, ppi

264
132
264

Screen to body ratio, %

71.68
65.03
72.3

Features

Ambient light sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
Scratch-resistant

Touch screen

Capacitive touchscreen

Multitouch screen

Camera

Back camera, MP

5
7
13

Back camera flash

Camcorder

Front facing camera, MP

1.2
0.3
5

Front camera flash

Hardware

System chip

Apple A7 APL5698
Apple A5
Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820

Processor

Dual core, Cyclone
Dual-core, ARM Cortex-A9
Quard-core

CPU frequency,MHz

1300
1000
1500

Graphic processor

PowerVR G6430
PowerVR SGX543MP2
Adreno 530

Memory

System memory, GB

1
0.5
4

Built-in storage, GB

16
64
32

Slot

has not
has not
micro SD

Storage expansion

up to 256 GB

Battery

Type

Li-Po
Li-Po
Li-Ion

Capacity, mAh

8750
6944
6000

User replaceable

Multimedia

Speakers

3.5 mm stereo jack

Radio

Music player

Cellurar

Amount of sim cards

1
1
1

Sim

Nano sim

Micro sim

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer
Accelerometer

Flight mode

Silent mode

Speakerphone

Voice commands

Voice recording

Camera features

Face detectoin

Auto flash

Autofocus

Geo-tagging

Digital zoom

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
2.1
4.2

WIFI

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac

USB

HDMI

Mini-HDMI

Micro USB

Positioning

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

OTA sync

Computer sync

Coming with

USB cable

Power adapter

Stylus

Keyboard

Dimensions

Thickness, mm

7.5
8.8
6

Width, mm

169.5
185.7
169

Height, mm

240
241.2
237.3

Weigth, grams

478
613
429

Common

Model

iPad Air
iPad 2
Galaxy Tab S3

Brand

Apple
Apple
Samsung

Rating on Amazon

3.7
3.3
4.4

Reviews on Amazon

1605
3321
879

Tablets comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 19
  • 21
  • 22.5
  • 19Apple iPad Air
  • 21Apple iPad 2
  • 22.5Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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