Apple iPad Air 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4

6.67 in
9.45 in
Apple iPad Air 2 tablet
vs

Full Comparison

Display

Apple iPad Air 2Apple iPad Air 2Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4
Display technology
IPS, LED, Retina LCD
Super AMOLED
Screen size
9.70 in
8.40 in
Resolution
2048x1536 px
2560x1600 px
Pixel density
264 ppi
359 ppi
Touchscreen
yesYes
yesYes
Proximity sensor
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

Apple iPad Air 2Apple iPad Air 2Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4
Height
9.45 in
8.38 in
Width
6.67 in
4.94 in
Depth
0.24 in
0.26 in
Weight
0.96 lb
0.66 lb

Platform

Apple iPad Air 2Apple iPad Air 2Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4
Operating system
iOS 8.1
Android 4.4, KitKat
CPU Cores
4
8
Cpu Frequency
1.5 GHz
1.9 GHz
Ram
2 GB
3 GB

Storage

Apple iPad Air 2Apple iPad Air 2Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4
Maximum memory card size
128 GB
128 GB
Removable Memory
MultiMediaCard (MMC)
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Internal storage
64GB
32GB

Sensors

Apple iPad Air 2Apple iPad Air 2Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4
Accelerometer
yesYes
yesYes
Ambient light sensor
yesYes
yesYes
Digital compass
yesYes
yesYes
Fingerprint
yesYes
yesYes

Camera

Apple iPad Air 2Apple iPad Air 2Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4
Front facing camera
yesYes
yesYes
Primary Resolution
1.2 Mpx
2.1 Mpx
Secondary resolution
8 Mpx
8 Mpx
Video resolution
1080p
1080p
Autofocus
yesYes
yesYes
Flash
yesYes
yesYes
Rear facing camera
yesYes
yesYes

Connectivity

Apple iPad Air 2Apple iPad Air 2Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4
Bluetooth
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth version
4.0
4.0
Charging Connection
Apple Lightning
Micro-USB
Headphone Connection
3.5mm
3.5mm
Wi-Fi hotspot
yesYes
yesYes

Network

Apple iPad Air 2Apple iPad Air 2Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4
3G
yesYes
yesYes
Wi-Fi
yesYes
yesYes

Navigation

Apple iPad Air 2Apple iPad Air 2Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4
GPS
yesYes
yesYes

Power

Apple iPad Air 2Apple iPad Air 2Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4
Battery type
Li-Po
Li-Ion
Battery capacity
8620 mAh
4900 mAh
Battery life
10 h
10 h

Often compared to iPad Air 2

Often compared to Galaxy Tab S 8.4