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Apple iPad Air

Wi-Fi Only 128 GB
Apple iPad Air Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2
Global Score
7.848.02
Basic Information
AppleSamsung
iOS 8.x, 7.xAndroid 4.4
2013-10-222014-01-06
9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 inches11.64 x 8.03 x 0.31 inches
16.86 ounces26.56 ounces
Black, Gray and White--
Aluminium--
$ 440.00 at Amazon$ 249.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
9.7 inches12.2 inches
2048 x 1536 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 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 memory64 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC (up to 64 GB) external memory slot
5.75.4
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 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
6.495.83
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE and GPRSLTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
Nano SIMSIM
8.69.3
Battery Life
8820mAh Li-Polymer Battery9500mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
6.325.76
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
--Infra-red port
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

The Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 has a general score of 8.02, which is just a bit better than the Apple iPad Air's 7.84 score. Galaxy NotePRO 12.2's design is just a bit thicker and way heavier than Apple iPad Air. The Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 has Android 4.4 OS, while Apple iPad Air counts with iOS 8.x OS. The Apple iPad Air counts with just a bit better looking screen than Galaxy NotePRO 12.2, because although it has a much smaller screen and a bit lower resolution of 1536 x 2048 pixels, it also counts with a just a little higher pixel density.

The iPad Air features a bit better processing unit than Galaxy NotePRO 12.2, because although it has an inferior number of cores and lesser RAM memory, it also counts with a better GPU working at 600 megahertz and a 64-bit processor. IPad Air counts with a bit bigger storage capacity for games and applications than Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2, because although it has no slot for an SD memory card, it also counts with more internal storage capacity.

The Apple iPad Air has a little longer battery lifetime than Galaxy NotePRO 12.2, although it has 8820mAh of battery capacity against 9500mAh. The iPad Air shoots much clearer photos and videos than Galaxy NotePRO 12.2, although it has a lot less mega-pixels resolution camera in the back and a lower video quality.

Even being the best tablet of the ones we compare here, the Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 is also very cheap compared to the other tablets, making it very easy to pick between these tablets.