Which of these tablet devices are the ideal purchase for consumers? With pit Apple’s iPad Air against the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 to see which of tablet device is better.
In terms of design and dipslay, the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 has a super clear LCD touch screen that has 12.2 inches (as its name says). The resolution on the Galaxy Note 12. 2 is at 2560 x 1600 pixels and its dimensions are: 295.6 x 203.9 x 8 mm, while the deice weighs 750 g.
On the other hand, Apple’s iPad Air has an IPS LCD LED-backlit screen that is significantly smaller, measuring 9.7 inches. Its resolution is weaker than its competitor with 1536 x 2048 pixels,and the dimensions are: 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm. The iPad Air is also lighter than the Samsung, weighing 469 g.
For hardware and OS, the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 is equipped with two options of processor: the first is the Cortex A15 which is a quad core clocked at 1.9 GHz and the second is the Cortex A7 which is also a quad core that is clocked at 1.3 GHz. The chipset that comes in the package is the Octa 5420 Exynos 5 model and features a 3GB of RAM and two options of internal storage: 32GB and 64GB (if you choose to use a microSD card, you can expand your memory up to 64GB). The operating system on this tablet is the Android KitKat.
Meanwhile, the iPad Air has dual core cyclone processor that works at 1.3 GHz. The chipset that comes along is the Apple A7 and it supports a 1GB of RAM and multiple choices of internal memory: 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and even 128GB (this memory is not expandable via microSD card). The iPad Air runs on iOS 7.
In terms of battery and camera specs, both tabltes have non-removable battery units. Apple’s iPad Air features a Li-Po 8820 battery, while the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 is equipped with a Li-Ion 9500 mAh battery.
The Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 has better choices of cameras than the iPad Air with an 8MP rear-facing camera (LED flash + autofocus) and a front-facing camera of 2MP. As for the iPad Air, t
he rear camera has a 5MP (autofocus) and the front camera has 1.2MP.
Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (32GB) cost $647.99, while the
iPad Air (16GB) cost $444.68.
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