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Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 Apple iPad Air
Global Score
7.847.6
Basic Information
SamsungApple
Android 4.4.2iOS 8.x, 7.x
2014-01-062013-10-22
8.62 x 5.06 x 0.28 inches9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 inches
11.82 ounces16.86 ounces
--Black, Gray and White
--Aluminium
$ 779.00 at Amazon$ 790.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
8.4 inches9.7 inches
1600 x 2560 pixels 2048 x 1536 pixels
Super Clear LCDIPS LCD
359 pixels per inch264 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.67.1
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 chipsetApple A7 chipset
Krait 400 (Quad-Core 2300 MHz) processor64-bit Cyclone (Dual-Core 1400 MHz) processor
2 GB (800 MHz) RAM1 GB RAM
Adreno 330 (450 MHz) GPUPowerVR G6430 (600 MHz) GPU
8.468.55
Storage
16 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC (up to 64 GB) external memory slotNo SD card slot
3.53.3
Camera
8.00 MP + 2.00 MP5.00 MP + 1.20 MP
--f/2.40 aperture
--33.00mm focal length
1920 x 1080 (60 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
6.166.49
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE (4G), HSPA, UMTS, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA
SIMNano SIM
9.48.8
Battery Life
4800mAh Battery8820mAh Li-Polymer Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
25 hours talk time--
4.86.32
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
Infra-red port--
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 is just a bit better than the Apple iPad Air, getting a general score of 7.84 against 7.6. Even when the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 and Apple iPad Air were released with only a few months difference, the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 is a little thinner and extremely lighter. The Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 comes with Android 4.4.2 OS, and Apple iPad Air works with iOS 8.x OS.

The Apple iPad Air counts with a little faster CPU than Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4, because although it has a smaller amount of RAM memory and an inferior number of cores, it also counts with a 64-bit processor and a better graphics processor running at 600 megahertz. Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 counts with a little more vivid screen than Apple iPad Air, because although it has a little smaller screen, it also counts with a greater display pixels density and a bit higher resolution of 2560 x 1600px.

IPad Air shoots clearer photographs and videos than Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4, although it has a worse 1920x1080 video quality and a way lower resolution back camera. The Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 features slightly more memory for applications, games, photos and videos than iPad Air, because although it has only 16 GB internal memory capacity, it also counts with a slot for SD memory cards that supports up to 64 GB.

The Apple iPad Air counts with a much longer battery performance than Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4, because it has an 8820mAh battery size against 4800mAh.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 not only is the best tablets between the ones we are comparing here, but it's also cheaper than the other tablet, which makes this tablet a very good choice.