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Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2

Wi-Fi Only
SM-P907A
Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 Apple iPad Air 2
Global Score
8.028.01
Basic Information
SamsungApple
Android 4.4iOS 8.x
2014-01-062014-10-16
11.64 x 8.03 x 0.31 inches9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 inches
26.46 ounces15.41 ounces
--Gold and Gray
--Aluminium
$ 1615.00 at Amazon$ 390.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
12.2 inches9.7 inches
2560 x 1600 pixels 1536 x 2048 pixels
Super Clear LCDIPS LCD
247 pixels per inch264 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
77.1
Performance
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa chipsetApple A8X chipset
ARM Cortex-A15 (Quad-Core 1900 MHz + Quad-Core 1300 MHz) processor64-bit Cyclone (Single-Core 1500 MHz) processor
3 GB (800 MHz) RAM2 GB (1600 MHz) RAM
ARM Mali-T628 MP6 (600 MHz) GPUPowerVR GXA6850 GPU
8.467.92
Storage
64 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC (up to 64 GB) external memory slotNo SD card slot
5.42.5
Camera
8.00 MP + 2.00 MP8.00 MP + 1.20 MP
--f/2.40 aperture
--31.00mm focal length
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
--1280 x 720 (120 fps) (HD) slow motion video
5.837.15
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, EDGE and GPRSLTE (4G), HSPA, UMTS, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA
SIMNano SIM
9.28.8
Battery Life
9500mAh Battery7340mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
5.925.76
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

The Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 is a bit better than the iPad Air 2, getting a score of 8.02 against 8.01. Even being the best in this comparisson, we must note that it is also an older, incredibly heavier and much thicker device. The Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 has Android 4.4 OS, and iPad Air 2 comes with iOS 8.x OS.

The Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 features a bit more powerful CPU than iPad Air 2, because although it has a 32 bits processing unit instead of 64-bits, it also counts with more RAM, an extra graphics processor and a higher number of faster cores. The Apple iPad Air 2 counts with a little more vivid display than Galaxy NotePRO 12.2, because although it has a quite lower resolution of 2048 x 1536px and a really smaller display, it also counts with a just a little higher pixels number per screen inch.

The Apple iPad Air 2 has a way better camera than Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2. Both of them have the same video frame rates, the same 1920x1080 (Full HD) video resolution and a same resolution back facing camera. Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 features a very superior memory for games and applications than iPad Air 2, because it has 64 GB internal storage and a slot for SD memory cards that supports a maximum of 64 GB.

The Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 counts with a bit superior battery life than iPad Air 2, because it has a 29 percent larger battery size.

Although Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 is a better device, it is way more expensive than iPad Air 2, and it doesn't have such a good quality/price relation as the iPad Air 2. So if you need that extra specs and features, you can buy Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2, else you can save a couple dollars and buy the iPad Air 2, letting go a couple specifications.