88points

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

75points

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
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104 facts in comparison

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
88
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Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
75
points
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Why is Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018) better than Samsung Galaxy Tab S3?

  • 26.62% higher resolution
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    2388 x 1668pxvs2048 x 1536px
  • 2.18x faster CPU speed
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    4 x 2.49GHz & 4 x 1.6GHzvs2 x 2.15 & 2 x 1.6GHz
  • 2GB more RAM memory
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    6GBvs4GB
  • 13.4% bigger screen size
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    11"vs9.7"
  • 30.2% more battery power
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    7812mAhvs6000mAh
  • 968GB more internal storage
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    1000GBvs32GB
  • 0.1mm thinner
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    5.9mmvs6mm
  • 40% more megapixels (front camera)
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    7MPvs5MP

Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 better than Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)?

  • Has an external memory slot
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  • 39g lighter
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    429gvs468g
  • 8.33% more megapixels (main camera)
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    13MPvs12MP
  • Is a multi-user system
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  • 9.5mm shorter
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    169mmvs178.5mm
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Has a fingerprint scanner
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  • Is free and open source
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Price comparison

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018) AmazonApple iPad Pro 2018 (11-inch, Wi-Fi, 256...Apple iPad Pro 2018 (11-inch, Wi-Fi, 256GB) - Space Gray (Renewed)
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$729.99

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
$795.73
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
$439.00

Design

1.weight

468g

429g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.thickness

5.9mm

6mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
3.Stylus included
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
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.
4.height

178.5mm

169mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.width

247.6mm

237.3mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Display

1.resolution

2388 x 1668px

2048 x 1536px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
2.pixel density

264ppi

264ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
3.screen size

11"

9.7"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has branded damage-resistant glass
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
5.has an IPS screen
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
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.
6.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
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.

Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 2.49GHz & 4 x 1.6GHz (Apple A12X Bionic)

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

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.RAM

6GB

4GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
3.has an external memory slot
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
4.internal storage

1000GB

32GB

The internal storage, also called read-only memory (ROM), refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
5.Supports 64-bit
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018) (Apple A12X Bionic)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)
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.
6.Has integrated LTE
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018) (Apple A12X Bionic)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)

12MP

13MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
2.megapixels (front camera)

7MP

5MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the front camera. A higher megapixel count means that the front camera is capable of capturing more details, an essential factor for taking high-resolution selfies.
3.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 60fps

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.
4.has a flash
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
5.has a CMOS sensor
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
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.
6.has touch autofocus
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
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 Pro 11" (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.number of microphones

5

2

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

Battery

1.battery power

7812mAh

6000mAh

Battery power, also called battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy stored in the battery. Measured in milliampere-hours (mAh), it indicates how much electric power can be used over time. More battery power translates into longer battery life.
2.has a battery level indicator
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a rechargeable battery
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
4.has a removable battery
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Features

1.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
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.
2.Supports widgets
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018) (iOS 12)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
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.
3.has NFC
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
4.is a multi-user system
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
A multi-user operating system allows multiple users to access the device. Each user has a dedicated profile with apps and data available only to them.
5.Bluetooth version

5

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
6.The browser has word wrap
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018) (iOS 12)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

Miscellaneous

1.Has an ultra power-saving mode
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018) (iOS 12)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
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.

Price comparison

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018) AmazonApple iPad Pro 2018 (11-inch, Wi-Fi, 256...Apple iPad Pro 2018 (11-inch, Wi-Fi, 256GB) - Space Gray (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$729.99

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
$795.73
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
$439.00

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