87points

Apple iPad Air (2019)

82points

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
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124 facts in comparison

Apple iPad Air (2019) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
87
points
Apple iPad Air (2019)
82
points
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Why is Apple iPad Air (2019) better than Samsung Galaxy Tab S3?

  • 1.52x faster CPU speed
    2 x 2.5GHz & 4 x 1.6GHzvs2 x 2.15 & 2 x 1.6GHz
  • 17.93% higher resolution
    2224 x 1668pxvs2048 x 1536px
  • 8.25% bigger screen size
    ?

    10.5"vs9.7"
  • 224GB more internal storage
    256GBvs32GB
  • 40% more megapixels (front camera)
    7MPvs5MP
  • Has an IPS screen
    ?
  • 0.9 newer Bluetooth version
    5vs4.1
  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
    ?

Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 better than Apple iPad Air (2019)?

  • 1GB more RAM memory
    4GBvs3GB
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • 0.1mm thinner
    6mmvs6.1mm
  • 35g lighter
    429gvs464g
  • 1.63x more megapixels (main camera)
    13MPvs8MP
  • Is a multi-user system
  • 5.1mm shorter
    169mmvs174.1mm
  • 13.3mm narrower
    237.3mmvs250.6mm

Price comparison

Apple iPad Air (2019)

Buy used:

$302.25

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPad Air (2019) AmazonApple iPad Air (10.5-inch, Wi-Fi, 64GB) ...Apple iPad Air (10.5-inch, Wi-Fi, 64GB) - Space Gray (Latest Model)
Amazon logo
$469.00
Apple iPad Air (2019) AmazonNew Apple iPad (10.2-Inch, Wi-Fi, 128GB)...New Apple iPad (10.2-Inch, Wi-Fi, 128GB) - Gold (Latest Model)
Amazon logo
$418.42
Apple iPad Air (2019) AmazonApple iPad Air 2, 64 GB, Space Gray, (Re...Apple iPad Air 2, 64 GB, Space Gray, (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$205.00
Apple iPad Air (2019) AmazonApple iPad Pro (11-inch, Wi-Fi + Cellula...Apple iPad Pro (11-inch, Wi-Fi + Cellular, 64GB) - Space Gray (Latest Model)
Amazon logo
$902.42
Apple iPad Air (2019) AmazonApple iPad Air 10.5-inch (3rd Gen) Table...Apple iPad Air 10.5-inch (3rd Gen) Tablet A2152 (Wi-Fi Only) - 64GB / Space Gray (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$379.99
Apple iPad Air (2019) AmazonApple iPad Air A1474 (32 GB, Wi-Fi, Whit...Apple iPad Air A1474 (32 GB, Wi-Fi, White with Silver) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$150.00
Apple iPad Air (2019) AmazonApple iPad mini (Wi-Fi, 64GB) - Gold (La...Apple iPad mini (Wi-Fi, 64GB) - Gold (Latest Model)
Amazon logo
$384.00
Apple iPad Air (2019) AmazonApple iPad Pro (11-inch, Wi-Fi, 256GB) -...Apple iPad Pro (11-inch, Wi-Fi, 256GB) - Space Gray (Latest Model) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$689.85
Apple iPad Air (2019) AmazonApple iPad 9.7 with WiFi, 128GB- Silver ...Apple iPad 9.7 with WiFi, 128GB- Silver (2017 Model) - (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$249.00
Apple iPad Air (2019) walmartApple iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi 16GB (Refurbished...Apple iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi 16GB (Refurbished)
walmart logo
$153.96

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7" 32GB - Black ...Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7" 32GB - Black (Verizon Wireless) SMT827VZKA
Amazon logo
$729.89
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7-Inch, 32GB Tab...Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7-Inch, 32GB Tablet Black, SM-T820 (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$419.95

Design

1.thickness
?

Best

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

4.6mm

6.1mm

6mm

2.Has a stylus
?

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.

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
3.weight
?

Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

464g

429g

4.height
?

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

174.1mm

169mm

5.width
?

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

250.6mm

237.3mm

6.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro Wi-Fi

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Display

1.resolution
?

Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

2224 x 1668px

2048 x 1536px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Teclast M8

359ppi

264ppi

264ppi

3.screen size
?

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

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

10.5"

9.7"

4.has branded damage-resistant glass
?

Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

For example

Alcatel Joy Tab

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
6.has an IPS screen
?

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Performance

1.CPU speed
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

8 x 2.36GHz

2 x 2.5GHz & 4 x 1.6GHz (Apple A12 Bionic)

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

2.has an external memory slot
?

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.

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
3.RAM
?

Best

Google Pixel Slate

16GB

3GB

4GB

4.Has integrated LTE
?

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

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
5.Supports 64-bit
?

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 apps.

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
6.internal storage
?

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

1000GB

256GB

32GB

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE

13 & 5MP

8MP

13MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8" 64GB

8MP

7MP

5MP

3.video recording (main camera)
?

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

1080 x 30fps

1440 x 30fps

4.has a flash
?

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

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
5.has a CMOS sensor
?

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.

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
6.has touch autofocus
?

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Acer Aspire Switch 12 S

3

2

2

4.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Lenovo Tab M10 FHD (16GB / 2GB RAM)

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
5.Has dedicated media keys
?

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

RIM BlackBerry PlayBook 16GB

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Battery

1.Supports fast charging
?

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
4.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Google Nexus 7 (2013) LTE

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
5.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro Wi-Fi

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
2.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
?

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.

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
3.Is free and open source
?

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.

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
4.Supports widgets
?

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.

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
5.Has offline voice recognition
?

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
6.Supports Java
Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Miscellaneous

1.Has an ultra power-saving mode
?

The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.

Apple iPad Air (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Price comparison

Apple iPad Air (2019)

Buy used:

$302.25

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPad Air (2019) AmazonApple iPad Air (10.5-inch, Wi-Fi, 64GB) ...Apple iPad Air (10.5-inch, Wi-Fi, 64GB) - Space Gray (Latest Model)
Amazon logo
$469.00
Apple iPad Air (2019) AmazonNew Apple iPad (10.2-Inch, Wi-Fi, 128GB)...New Apple iPad (10.2-Inch, Wi-Fi, 128GB) - Gold (Latest Model)
Amazon logo
$418.42
Apple iPad Air (2019) AmazonApple iPad Air 2, 64 GB, Space Gray, (Re...Apple iPad Air 2, 64 GB, Space Gray, (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$205.00
Apple iPad Air (2019) AmazonApple iPad Pro (11-inch, Wi-Fi + Cellula...Apple iPad Pro (11-inch, Wi-Fi + Cellular, 64GB) - Space Gray (Latest Model)
Amazon logo
$902.42
Apple iPad Air (2019) AmazonApple iPad Air 10.5-inch (3rd Gen) Table...Apple iPad Air 10.5-inch (3rd Gen) Tablet A2152 (Wi-Fi Only) - 64GB / Space Gray (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$379.99
Apple iPad Air (2019) AmazonApple iPad Air A1474 (32 GB, Wi-Fi, Whit...Apple iPad Air A1474 (32 GB, Wi-Fi, White with Silver) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$150.00
Apple iPad Air (2019) AmazonApple iPad mini (Wi-Fi, 64GB) - Gold (La...Apple iPad mini (Wi-Fi, 64GB) - Gold (Latest Model)
Amazon logo
$384.00
Apple iPad Air (2019) AmazonApple iPad Pro (11-inch, Wi-Fi, 256GB) -...Apple iPad Pro (11-inch, Wi-Fi, 256GB) - Space Gray (Latest Model) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$689.85
Apple iPad Air (2019) AmazonApple iPad 9.7 with WiFi, 128GB- Silver ...Apple iPad 9.7 with WiFi, 128GB- Silver (2017 Model) - (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$249.00
Apple iPad Air (2019) walmartApple iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi 16GB (Refurbished...Apple iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi 16GB (Refurbished)
walmart logo
$153.96

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7" 32GB - Black ...Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7" 32GB - Black (Verizon Wireless) SMT827VZKA
Amazon logo
$729.89
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7-Inch, 32GB Tab...Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7-Inch, 32GB Tablet Black, SM-T820 (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$419.95

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