Apple iPad AirSamsung Galaxy Tab 3
Top 41%731 points
Top 41%
Top 58%521 points
Top 58%
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Top 85%
318 tablets
9.13" - 10.5"
NaN% of all tabletsYes
No
screen size
resolution
RAM
total clock speed
internal storage
battery power
9.7"
7"
Wacom Cintiq 22HD
21.5"
Best

Apple iPad Air vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3: 69 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

8.33% faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 1.3GHz
Linshof Performance Tablet: 8 x 3.3GHz
2 x 1.2GHz
216
0

2. resolution

5.12x higher resolution.
1536 x 2048px
Panasonic UT-MB5: 3840 x 3840px
1024 x 600px
166
0

3. RAM

0GB more RAM memory.
1GB
Microsoft Surface Pro 4: 16GB
1GB
145
0

4. pixel density

1.55x higher pixel density.
264ppi
Dell Venue 8 7000 LTE: 359ppi
170ppi
140
0

5. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
9.7"
Wacom Cintiq 22HD: 21.5"
7"
138
0

6. 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
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
68% have it
133
0

7. battery power

2.21x more battery power.
8820mAh
Apple iPad 4 128GB WiFi + Cellular: 11560mAh
4000mAh
125
0

8. thickness

2.4mm thinner.
7.5mm
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro: 4.6mm
9.9mm
112
0

9. weight

163g lighter.
469g
Acer Iconia W510-1674: 0.507g
306g
104
0

10. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Apple iPad Air
56% have it
92
0

11. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Apple iPad Air
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
88% have it
86
0

12. front camera megapixels

7.69% more megapixels (photo, front camera).
1.2MP
Linshof Performance Tablet: 8MP
1.3MP
84
0

13. megapixels

1.67x more megapixels (photo).
5MP
Toshiba Encore 2 10: 15MP
3MP
82
0

14. 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
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
84% have it
70
0

15. width

60mm narrower.
240mm
HP Slate 6 VoiceTab: 83.2mm
180mm
69
0

16. height

58.4mm shorter.
169.5mm
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-X1: 87mm
111.1mm
64
0

17. internal storage

16GB more internal storage.
32GB
Microsoft Surface Pro 4: 1000GB
16GB
59
0

18. The browser has word wrap

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Apple iPad Air
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
66% have it
58
0

19. has an IPS screen

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.
Apple iPad Air
53% have it
55
0

20. volume

47.5% less body volume.
305cm³
Chromo Inc 7" (Android 4.1): 108.4cm³
206.78cm³
52
0

21. 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 applications.
Apple iPad Air
18% have it
50
0

22. Bluetooth version

1 newer Bluetooth version.
4
Asus ZenPad 3S 10: 4.2
3
49
0

23. Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics

Apple iPad Air
36% have it
48
0

24. Allows app installs on the device's external storage

Apple iPad Air
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
65% have it
48
0

25. 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
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
66% have it
46
0

26. 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
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
39% have it
45
0

27. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Apple iPad Air
28% have it
43
0

28. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Apple iPad Air
22% have it
43
0

29. Supports Java

Apple iPad Air
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
66% have it
43
0

30. every pixel has three subpixels

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.
Apple iPad Air
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
94% have it
41
0

31. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Acer Aspire Switch 12 S: 3
1
40
0

32. has a compass

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Apple iPad Air
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
75% have it
38
0

33. has a BSI sensor

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.
Apple iPad Air
20% have it
37
0

34. has a cellular module

Devices which use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than WiFi.
Apple iPad Air
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
28% have it
36
0

35. has a child lock

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Apple iPad Air
57% have it
36
0

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