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Apple iPad Air Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1
Global Score
7.846.43
Basic Information
AppleSamsung
iOS 8.x, 7.xAndroid 4.0
2013-10-222012-10-09
9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 inches10.10 x 6.90 x 0.38 inches
16.86 ounces20.64 ounces
Black, Gray and White--
Aluminium--
$ 440.00 at Amazon$ 420.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
9.7 inches10.1 inches
2048 x 1536 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 A7 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960 chipset
64-bit Cyclone (Dual-Core 1400 MHz) processorKrait (Dual-Core 1500 MHz) processor
1 GB RAM1 GB (500 MHz) RAM
PowerVR G6430 (600 MHz) GPUAdreno 225 (400 MHz) GPU
8.557.56
Storage
128 GB internal memory8 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slot
5.72.9
Camera
5.00 MP + 1.20 MP3.00 MP + 0.30 MP
f/2.40 aperture--
33.00mm focal length--
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution--
6.493.85
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE and GPRSLTE (4G) and EV-DO A
Nano SIM--
8.67.6
Battery Life
8820mAh Li-Polymer Battery7000mAh Li-Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
6.325.84
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
--Infra-red port
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparisson review

Apple iPad Air is much better than Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, having a global score of 7.84 against 6.43. The Apple iPad Air is a newer tablet, and it's also incredibly thinner and somewhat lighter than the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1. The Apple iPad Air counts with iOS 8.x operating system, and Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 comes with Android 4.0 operating system.

The iPad Air has a much better looking screen than Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, because although it has a bit smaller screen, it also counts with a way better pixels number per inch in the display and a lot higher resolution of 1536 x 2048. The Apple iPad Air counts with a way bigger storage capacity for applications and games than Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, because although it has no slot for external memory cards, it also counts with more internal storage capacity.

IPad Air features a better processing unit than Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, and although they both have the same RAM memory amount and a Dual-Core processing unit, the iPad Air also has a much better graphics processing unit running at 600 MHz and a 64-bits processing unit. The iPad Air takes greater videos and photos than Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, because it has a way more mega pixels back-facing camera.

IPad Air features a little longer battery performance than Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, because it has a 26 percent bigger battery capacity.

The Apple iPad Air costs a little more money than the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, but it's still a convenient choice, because you can get a better tablet for that extra money.