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Apple iPad Air 2 Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
Global Score
8.016.04
Basic Information
AppleSamsung
iOS 8.xAndroid 4.4, 4.1.2, 4.1, 4.0
2014-10-162012-02-27
9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 inches10.31 x 7.09 x 0.35 inches
15.41 ounces21.06 ounces
Gold and Gray--
Aluminium--
$ 390.00 at Amazon$ 385.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
9.7 inches10.1 inches
1536 x 2048 pixels 1280 x 800 pixels
IPS LCDSuper PLS LCD
264 pixels per inch149 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.15.6
Performance
Apple A8X chipsetSamsung Exynos 4 (4412) chipset
64-bit Cyclone (Single-Core 1500 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A9 (Quad-Core 1400 MHz) processor
2 GB (1600 MHz) RAM2 GB RAM
PowerVR GXA6850 GPUARM Mali GPU
7.927.2
Storage
16 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC (up to 32 GB) external memory slot
2.53.26
Camera
8.00 MP + 1.20 MP5.00 MP
f/2.40 aperture--
31.00mm focal length--
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1280 x 720 (HD) video resolution
1280 x 720 (120 fps) (HD) slow motion video--
7.154.18
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile Hotspot--
LTE (4G), HSPA, UMTS, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMAHSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE and GPRS
Nano SIMSIM
8.85
Battery Life
7340mAh Battery7000mAh Li-Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
5.765.76
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
--Infra-red port
Fingerprint ID Scanner--
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

IPad Air 2 is a lot better than the Galaxy Note 10.1, with an 8.01 score against 6.04. IPad Air 2 has iOS 8.x OS, while Galaxy Note 10.1 comes with Android 4.4 OS. IPad Air 2's body is a lot newer, incredibly thinner and notably lighter than Galaxy Note 10.1. The iPad Air 2 has a much more vibrant screen than Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, because although it has a quite smaller screen, it also counts with a lot better 2048 x 1536 resolution and way more pixels per inch of display.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 has a much bigger storage for apps and games than iPad Air 2, and although they both have exactly the same 16 GB internal memory capacity, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 also has a slot for SD memory cards that holds up to 32 GB. IPad Air 2 counts with a bit superior CPU than Galaxy Note 10.1, because although it has an inferior number of cores , and they both have a 2 GB RAM memory, the iPad Air 2 also counts with a 64 bits processing unit.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 and iPad Air 2 both feature incredibly similar batteries duration, although the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 has a 5 percent smaller battery size. Apple iPad Air 2 counts with a greater camera than Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, because it has a much more MP back-facing camera and a much higher (Full HD) video definition.

The Apple iPad Air 2 is a little more expensive than Galaxy Note 10.1, but you can get a much better tablet for that extra money.