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Apple iPad 9.7" (2018) WiFi + Cellular

84points

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Apple iPad 9.7" (2018) WiFi + Cellular
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Apple iPad 9.7" (2018) WiFi + Cellular vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Apple iPad 9.7" (2018) WiFi + Cellular
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Apple iPad 9.7" (2018) WiFi + Cellular
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Why is Apple iPad 9.7" (2018) WiFi + Cellular better than Samsung Galaxy Tab S3?

  • Has NFC
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has a CMOS sensor
  • Has a BSI sensor
  • Supports slow motion video recording
  • Has a serial shot mode
  • Has a anti-reflection coating

Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 better than Apple iPad 9.7" (2018) WiFi + Cellular?

  • 9.01% faster CPU speed
    2 x 2.15GHz & 2 x 1.6GHzvs2 x 2.34 & 2 x 1.1GHz
  • 2GB more RAM memory
    4GBvs2GB
  • Has an external memory slot
  • 1.5mm thinner
    6mmvs7.5mm
  • 49g lighter
    429gvs478g
  • 4.17x more megapixels (front camera)
    5MPvs1.2MP
  • 1.63x more megapixels (main camera)
    13MPvs8MP
  • 2.7mm narrower
    237.3mmvs240mm

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Design

1.thickness

7.5mm

6mm

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4.6mm

2.weight

478g

429g

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0.51g

3.width

240mm

237.3mm

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14mm

4.height

169.5mm

169mm

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14mm

5.Has a stylus
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A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.

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Display

1.resolution

2048 x 1536px

2048 x 1536px

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2560 x 3840px

2.pixel density

264ppi

264ppi

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521ppi

3.screen size

9.7"

9.7"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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21.5"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
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The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

5.Has an AMOLED display
Apple iPad 9.7" (2018) WiFi + Cellular
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

6.has an IPS screen
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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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Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 2.34GHz & 2 x 1.1GHz (Apple A10 Fusion)

2 x 2.15GHz & 2 x 1.6GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

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8 x 2.36GHz

2.has an external memory slot
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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.

3.RAM

2GB

4GB

Best

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16GB

4.Has integrated LTE
Apple iPad 9.7" (2018) WiFi + Cellular
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

5.internal storage

128GB

32GB

Best

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1000GB

6.Supports 64-bit
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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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Cameras

1.megapixels

8MP

13MP

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24MP

2.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1440 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

2160 x 60fps

3.has a CMOS sensor
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

4.front camera megapixels

1.2MP

5MP

Best

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8MP

5.has a flash
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

6.has manual white balance
Apple iPad 9.7" (2018) WiFi + Cellular
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple iPad 9.7" (2018) WiFi + Cellular
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

2

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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Battery

1.battery power

8827mAh

6000mAh

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11560mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a battery level indicator
Apple iPad 9.7" (2018) WiFi + Cellular
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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2.Is a multi-user system
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
3.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

4.USB version

2

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

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3.1

5.Is free and open source
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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.

6.Has a fingerprint scanner
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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