Search


Compare tablets

Apple iPad Air 2 Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2
Global Score
8.018.04
Basic Information
AppleSamsung
iOS 8.xAndroid 4.4
2014-10-162014-01-06
9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 inches11.64 x 8.03 x 0.31 inches
15.41 ounces25.82 ounces
Gold and Gray--
Aluminium--
$ 390.00 at Amazon$ 249.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
9.7 inches12.2 inches
1536 x 2048 pixels 2560 x 1600 pixels
IPS LCDSuper Clear LCD
264 pixels per inch247 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.17
Performance
Apple A8X chipsetSamsung Exynos 5 Octa chipset
64-bit Cyclone (Single-Core 1500 MHz) processorKrait 400 (Quad-Core 1900 MHz + Quad-Core 1300 MHz) processor
2 GB (1600 MHz) RAM3 GB (800 MHz) RAM
PowerVR GXA6850 GPUARM Mali-T628 MP6 (600 MHz) GPU
7.928.46
Storage
16 GB internal memory64 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC (up to 64 GB) external memory slot
2.55.4
Camera
8.00 MP + 1.20 MP8.00 MP + 2.00 MP
f/2.40 aperture--
31.00mm focal length--
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (60 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
1280 x 720 (120 fps) (HD) slow motion video--
7.155.94
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA, UMTS, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMALTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, EDGE and GPRS
Nano SIMSIM
8.89.2
Battery Life
7340mAh Battery9500mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
5.765.92
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

Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 is just a bit better than the Apple iPad Air 2, getting an 8.04 score against 8.01. Although it's the best tablet in our current comparisson, Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 is an older, much heavier and incredibly thicker tablet than Apple iPad Air 2. The Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 comes with Android 4.4 OS, while Apple iPad Air 2 comes with iOS 8.x OS.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 features a bit superior processor than iPad Air 2, because although it has a 32 bits processing unit instead of 64-bits, it also counts with more RAM, an additional graphics processor and 7 more CPU cores. The iPad Air 2 has a little more vivid display than Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, because although it has a little worse resolution of 2048 x 1536px and a much smaller screen, it also counts with a little bit greater amount of pixels in each inch in the display.

The iPad Air 2 takes much better pictures and videos than Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, although it has worse 30 fps video frame rates, they both have a same resolution back-facing camera and the same (Full HD) video definition. The Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 counts with a superior memory capacity for applications and games than Apple iPad Air 2, because it has a SD extension slot that admits a maximum of 64 GB and more internal memory.

Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 features just a bit longer battery duration than iPad Air 2, because it has 9500mAh of battery capacity.

In addition to being the best tablet in our comparisson, the Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 is also very cheap compared to the other devices, which makes it an easy decision.