Apple iPad AirSamsung Galaxy Tab 3
Top 59%727 points
Top 59%
Top 42%516 points
Top 42%
Screen size
Number of tablets
lowmidhigh
Top 85%
318 tablets
9.13" - 10.5"
NaN% of all tabletsYes
No
screen size
resolution
total clock speed
internal storage
battery power
9.7"
7"
Wacom Cintiq 22HD
21.5"
Best

Apple iPad Air vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3: 27 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
215
0

2. resolution

5.12x higher resolution.
1536 x 2048px
Panasonic UT-MB5: 3840 x 3840px
1024 x 600px
165
0

3. pixel density

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

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
9.7"
Wacom Cintiq 22HD: 21.5"
7"
137
0

5. 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
131
0

6. battery power

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

7. thickness

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

8. weight

163g lighter.
469g
Acer Iconia W510-1674: 0.507g
306g
103
0

9. 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
85
0

10. front camera megapixels

7.69% more megapixels (photo, front camera).
1.2MP
Linshof Performance Tablet: 8MP
1.3MP
83
0

11. megapixels

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

12. 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
69
0

13. width

60mm narrower.
240mm
HP Slate 6 VoiceTab: 83.2mm
180mm
68
0

14. height

58.4mm shorter.
169.5mm
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-X1: 87mm
111.1mm
62
0

15. internal storage

16GB more internal storage.
32GB
Microsoft Surface Pro 4: 1000GB
16GB
58
0

16. 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
57
0

17. volume

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

18. Bluetooth version

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

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

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

20. 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

21. 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

22. Supports Java

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

23. 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

24. 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

25. Has sharing intents

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.
Apple iPad Air
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
55% have it
35
0

26. download speed

1.99x faster downloads.
42MBits/s
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Plus: 300MBits/s
21.1MBits/s
34
0

27. upload

3.65x faster uploads.
21MBits/s
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Plus: 100MBits/s
5.76MBits/s
30
0
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