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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 vs Apple iPad Air

Top 15 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

Compared to Apple iPad Air

anonymous
98
Has an external memory slot
Comment
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.
anonymous
62
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
62
Notably lighter
Comment
306 g
vs
469 g
163 g lighter
anonymous
54
Amply more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.3 MP
vs
1.2 MP
8.33% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
43
Notably narrower
Comment
111.1 mm
vs
240 mm
128.90 mm narrower
anonymous
36
Significantly less body volume
Comment
206.78 cm³
vs
305 cm³
47.50% less body volume
anonymous
28
Has a cellular module
Comment
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 8 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
anonymous
331
Supports widgets
Comment
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.
anonymous
323
The browser has word wrap
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
anonymous
190
Is free and open source
Comment
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.
anonymous
188
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
anonymous
169
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
166
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
77
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 28 Reasons for the

Apple iPad Air

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

anonymous
153
A shade faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1.2 GHz
8.33% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
116
Explicitly higher resolution
Comment
2048x1536 px
vs
1024x600 px
5.12x higher resolution
anonymous
108
Sizably higher pixel density
Comment
264 ppi
vs
170 ppi
1.55x higher pixel density
anonymous
97
Vastly more battery power
Comment
8820 mAh
vs
4000 mAh
2.21x more battery power
anonymous
97
Plenty bigger screen size
Comment
9.7 "
vs
7 "
38.57% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
75
Has stereo speakers
Comment
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.
anonymous
75
Way thinner
Comment
7.5 mm
vs
9.9 mm
2.40 mm thinner
anonymous
56
Substantially more megapixels (photo)
Comment
5 MP
vs
3 MP
1.67x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
48
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
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.
anonymous
47
Has an IPS screen
Comment
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.
anonymous
43
Vastly more internal storage
Comment
128 GB
vs
16 GB
112 GB more internal storage
anonymous
40
Supports 64-bit
Comment
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.
anonymous
37
Substantially more microphone(s)
Comment
2
vs
1
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
35
Has a BSI sensor
Comment
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.
anonymous
35
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
35
Significantly faster downloads
Comment
42 MBits/s
vs
21.1 MBits/s
1.99x faster downloads
anonymous
35
Shorter
Comment
169.5 mm
vs
188 mm
18.50 mm shorter
anonymous
35
Has touch autofocus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
anonymous
32
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
31
Has a gyroscope
Comment
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.
anonymous
30
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
anonymous
29
Considerably faster uploads
Comment
21 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
3.65x faster uploads
anonymous
26
Has AirPlay
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
anonymous
24
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
Hunter Fulton
0
A7 Chip
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A6 Chip
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
242
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
65
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
24
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
21
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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

Yes
vs
No

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