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Apple iPad Air Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2
Global Score
7.847.93
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 ounces26.10 ounces
Black, Gray and White--
Aluminium--
$ 440.00 at Amazon$ 350.00 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 memory32 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC (up to 64 GB) external memory slot
5.74.3
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 (60 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
6.495.94
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 Tab Pro 12.2 is a little bit better than iPad Air, with a general score of 7.93 against 7.84. Even being the best we compare here, Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2's body is notably heavier and a little bit thicker than the iPad Air. The Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 has Android 4.4 operating system, and iPad Air has iOS 8.x operating system.

Apple iPad Air counts with a bit better hardware performance than Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, because although it has a smaller amount of RAM memory and a lower number of cores, it also counts with a 64-bits CPU and a better graphics co-processor working at 600 megahertz. Apple iPad Air has just a bit better looking display than Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, because although it has a really smaller display and a little bit lower 1536 x 2048 resolution, it also counts with a quite higher count of pixels per inch in the screen.

Apple iPad Air shoots a bit better videos and photos than Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, although it has a worse video definition and a much lower resolution camera in the back. The iPad Air features a much better storage to store more games and applications than Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, because although it has no slot for an SD memory card, it also counts with more internal storage capacity.

Apple iPad Air has just a little better battery duration than Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, although it has a 7 percent lower battery size.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 not only is the best tablets of the ones we are comparing, but it's also by far the cheapest one.