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Apple iPad Air Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition)
Global Score
7.847.84
Basic Information
AppleSamsung
iOS 8.x, 7.xAndroid 4.4.2, 4.3
2013-10-222013-09-04
9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 inches9.57 x 6.75 x 0.31 inches
16.86 ounces19.29 ounces
Black, Gray and WhiteBlack and White
Aluminium--
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
$ 440.00 at Amazon$ 460.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
9.7 inches10.1 inches
2048 x 1536 pixels 2560 x 1600 pixels
IPS LCDSuper Clear LCD
264 pixels per inch299 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.17.3
Performance
Apple A7 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 chipset
64-bit Cyclone (Dual-Core 1400 MHz) processorKrait 400 (Quad-Core 2300 MHz) processor
1 GB RAM3 GB (800 MHz) RAM
PowerVR G6430 (600 MHz) GPUAdreno 330 (450 MHz) GPU
8.558.46
Storage
128 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slot
5.73.5
Camera
5.00 MP + 1.20 MP8.00 MP + 2.00 MP
f/2.40 aperture--
33.00mm focal length--
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution
6.495.28
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE and GPRSLTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EV-DO A, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
Nano SIMMicro SIM
8.69.5
Battery Life
8820mAh Li-Polymer Battery8220mAh Li-Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
--43 hours talk time
6.325.92
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
--Infra-red port
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

Apple iPad Air is just a bit better than the GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition), with a 7.84 score against 7.84. The Apple iPad Air is a a little bit thinner and lighter tablet than the GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition), although they were released with only a couple months difference. The Apple iPad Air has iOS 8.x OS, while GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) has Android 4.4.2 OS.

The Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) has just a bit better looking screen than iPad Air, because it has a little better screen pixels density, a little bigger display and a slightly better 1600 x 2560 resolution. Apple iPad Air counts with a very superior storage capacity for games and applications than GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition), because although it has no SD extension slot, it also counts with 128 GB internal storage.

The iPad Air has a bit better processing power than GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition), because although it has 2 GB lesser RAM and an inferior number of slower cores, it also counts with a faster GPU working at 600 MHz and a 64-bits processing unit. The iPad Air has a very superior camera than GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition), although it has a much less MP back-facing camera and a lower 1920x1080 (Full HD) video quality.

The Apple iPad Air features a little better battery life than GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition), because it has a 7% bigger battery capacity.

Even being the best tablet between the ones we are comparing here, the Apple iPad Air is also cheap compared to the other tablet, making it an easy choice.