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SummarySummary 70 Score 76 Score
Performance Apple A7
1 GB RAM
iOS 7, up to iOS 9.0.2
Exynos 5420 Octa
3 GB RAM
Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), upgradable to v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Display 9.7 inches
1536 x 2048 pixels
264 PPI Density
10.5 inches
2560 x 1600 pixels
288 PPI Density
Camera 5 MP (Main)
1.2 MP (Front)
8 MP (Main)
2.1 MP (Front)
Battery 8750 mAh
Li-Po
7900 mAh
Li-Ion
DisplayDisplay
Screen Size 9.7 inches 10.5 inches
Screen Resolution 1536x2048 pixels 2560x1600 pixels
Pixel Density 264 PPI 288 PPI
Display Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
ChipsetChipset
Brand Apple Samsung
Chipset Apple A7 Exynos 5420 Octa
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based) Octa-core (4x1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & 4x1.3 GHz Cortex-A7)
RAM 1 GB 3 GB
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) Mali-T628 MP6
CameraCamera
Rear Camera Resolution 5 MP 8 MP
Front Camera Resolution 1.2 MP 2.1 MP
Dual Camera
Video
Camera Features Autofocus, Touch Focus, Panorama, Geo-Tagging Autofocus, Flash, Panorama, Geo-Tagging
GeneralGeneral
Operating System iOS Android
OS Version iOS 7, up to iOS 9.0.2 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), upgradable to v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Weight 469 g 465 g
Dimensions 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm 247.3 x 177.3 x 6.6 mm
Thickness 7.5mm
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 128 GB 16 GB
Card Slot No microSD, up to 128 G
Other 128GB storage, no card slot 16/32GB storage, microSD card slot
CommunicationCommunication
SIM Card Slots Single SIM Single SIM
SIM Card Type Nano-SIM Normal-SIM
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, LE
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes
NFC No
ConnectivityConnectivity
2G
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G
LTE
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (3G/LTE model only)
Yes, GLONASS, Beidou
GPRS
EDGE
Radio
BatteryBattery
Battery Capacity 8750 mAh 7900 mAh
Battery Type Li-Po Li-Ion
Standby Time
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 11 h (multimedia)
Other FeaturesOther Features
Fingerprint Scanner
Waterproof
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, compass Accelerometer, gyro, compass
Messaging iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM Email, Push Email, IM
Java No No
Other Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic , Siri natural language commands and dictation , iCloud cloud service , iCloud Keychain , TV-out , Maps , Audio/video player/editor , Organizer , Photo viewer/editor , Document viewer/editor , Voice memo , Predictive text input Dropbox (50 GB cloud storage) , MP4/H.264/WMV player , MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA/Flac player , Photo/video editor , Document editor
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