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Apple iPad Air vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

Top 26 Reasons for the

Apple iPad Air

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

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A shade faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1.2 GHz
8.33% faster CPU clock speed
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Appreciably higher resolution
2048x1536 px
vs
1024x600 px
5.12x higher resolution
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Appreciably higher pixel density
264 ppi
vs
170 ppi
1.55x higher pixel density
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83
Much bigger screen size
9.7 "
vs
7 "
38.57% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Substantially more battery power
8820 mAh
vs
4000 mAh
2.21x more battery power
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Amply thinner
7.5 mm
vs
9.9 mm
2.40 mm thinner
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Has stereo speakers
Yes
vs
No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
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49
Appreciably more megapixels (photo)
5 MP
vs
3 MP
1.67x more megapixels (photo)
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Direct updates by OS vendor
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
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40
Has an IPS screen
Yes
vs
No
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
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Considerably more internal storage
128 GB
vs
16 GB
112 GB more internal storage
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Supports 64-bit
Yes
vs
No
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
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Noticeably more microphone(s)
2
vs
1
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
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35
Newer Bluetooth version
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
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34
Has a BSI sensor
Yes
vs
No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
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Noticeably faster downloads
100 MBits/s
vs
21.1 MBits/s
4.74x faster downloads
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33
Has touch autofocus
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
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30
Has a child lock
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
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30
Has a gyroscope
Yes
vs
No
A gyroscope is a sensor that can be used to either measure or maintain the orientation of a device. Traditionally, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, eg. twisting or rotation.
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Has a built-in HDR mode
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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Considerably faster uploads
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
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Has manual exposure
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for iOS 7.0
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Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
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Has turn by turn directions
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
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Has a serial shot mode
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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Supports slow motion video recording
Yes
vs
No

Apple iPad Air is better than Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 18 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

Compared to Apple iPad Air

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Has an external memory slot
Yes
vs
No
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
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57
Has USB mass storage support
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
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Notably lighter
306 g
vs
469 g
163 g lighter
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47
Plenty more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.3 MP
vs
1.2 MP
8.33% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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Substantially narrower
111.1 mm
vs
169.5 mm
58.40 mm narrower
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29
Noticeably less body volume
206.78 cm³
vs
305 cm³
47.50% less body volume
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28
Measurably shorter
188 mm
vs
240 mm
52 mm shorter
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27
Has a cellular module
Yes
vs
No
Devices which use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than WiFi.
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
vs
No
Top 10 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
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Supports widgets
Yes
vs
No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
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235
Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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205
The browser has word wrap
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
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67
Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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61
Has offline voice recognition
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
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Is free and open source
Yes
vs
No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
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53
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Yes
vs
No
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52
Supports Java
Yes
vs
No
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Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 is better than Apple iPad Air because...

Yes
vs
No

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