Compare and analyze NVIDIA SHIELD K1 vs Apple iPad Air 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Updated May 2019
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Gadgets

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Features

Key information

OS

Android 5.0
iOS v8.1
Android 7.0

Colour

black
white
multiple

Display

Physical sise, inches

8
9,7
9.7

Type

LCD
LCD
Super AMOLED

Sensor type

IPS
IPS
WXGA

Resolution, pixel

1920 x 1200
2048 x 1536
2048 x 1536

Pixel dencity, ppi

283
264
264

Screen to body ratio, %

63.3
71.63
72.3

Features

Scratch-resistant
Ambient light sensor
Scratch-resistant

Touch screen

Capacitive touchscreen

Multitouch screen

Camera

Back camera, MP

5
8
13

Back camera flash

Camcorder

Front facing camera, MP

5
1.2
5

Front camera flash

Hardware

System chip

Nvidia Tegra K1
Apple A8X
Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820

Processor

Quad-core Cortex-A15
Tri core, Cyclone
Quard-core

CPU frequency,MHz

2200
1500
1500

Graphic processor

ULP GeForce Kepler
PowerVR G6850
Adreno 530

Memory

System memory, GB

2
2
4

Built-in storage, GB

16
16
32

Slot

micro SD
has not
micro SD

Storage expansion

up to 256 GB
up to 256 GB

Battery

Type

Li-Ion
Li-Po
Li-Ion

Capacity, mAh

5200
8600
6000

User replaceable

Multimedia

Speakers

3.5 mm stereo jack

Radio

Music player

Cellurar

Amount of sim cards

has not
has not
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
v 4.2
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
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

OTA sync

Computer sync

Coming with

USB cable

Power adapter

Stylus

Keyboard

Dimensions

Thickness, mm

9.2
6.1
6

Width, mm

126
169.5
169

Height, mm

221
240
237.3

Weigth, grams

356
437
429

Common

Model

SHIELD K1
iPad Air 2
Galaxy Tab S3

Brand

NVIDIA
Apple
Samsung

Rating on Amazon

3.9
4.6
4.4

Reviews on Amazon

1649
5519
879

Tablets comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 15
  • 19.5
  • 19.5
  • 15NVIDIA SHIELD K1
  • 19.5Apple iPad Air 2
  • 19.5Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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