Compare Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi 64GB vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0

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SummarySummary 72 Score 75 Score
Performance Apple A8X
2 GB RAM
iOS 8.1, up to iOS 9.0.2
Exynos 5433 - T710, T715 Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 - T719N
3 GB RAM
Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) - T710, T715 Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) - T719N
Display 9.7 inches
1536 pixels
264 PPI Density
8 inches
1536 pixels
320 PPI Density
Camera 8 MP (Main)
1.2 MP (Front)
8 MP (Main)
2.1 MP (Front)
Battery 8600 mAh
Li-Po
4000 mAh
Li-Ion
DisplayDisplay
Screen Size 9.7 inches 8 inches
Screen Resolution 1536x2048 pixels 1536x2048 pixels
Pixel Density 264 PPI 320 PPI
Display Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
ChipsetChipset
Brand Apple Samsung
Chipset Apple A8X Exynos 5433 - T710, T715 Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 - T719N
Processor Triple-core 1.5 GHz Typhoon Quad-core 1.9 GHz & quad-core 1.3 GHz - T710, T715
RAM 2 GB 3 GB
GPU PowerVR GXA6850 (octa-core graphics) Mali-T760 MP6 - T710, T715 Adreno 510 - T719N
CameraCamera
Rear Camera Resolution 8 MP 8 MP
Front Camera Resolution 1.2 MP 2.1 MP
Dual Camera
Video
Camera Features Autofocus Autofocus
GeneralGeneral
Operating System iOS Android
OS Version iOS 8.1, up to iOS 9.0.2 Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) - T710, T715 Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) - T719N
Weight 437 g 265 g
Dimensions 240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm 198.6 x 134.8 x 5.6 mm
Thickness 6.1mm
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 64 GB 32 GB
Card Slot No microSD, up to 128 G
Other 64GB storage, no card slot 32/64GB storage, microSD card slot
CommunicationCommunication
SIM Card Slots Single SIM
SIM Card Type Nano-SIM
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.1, A2DP, LE
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes
NFC No
ConnectivityConnectivity
2G
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - A1567
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800)
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 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, with A-GPS, GLONASS
GPRS
EDGE
Radio
BatteryBattery
Battery Capacity 8600 mAh 4000 mAh
Battery Type Li-Po Li-Ion
Standby Time
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 27 h (3G)
Other FeaturesOther Features
Fingerprint Scanner
Waterproof
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometer Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, 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 , Document viewer/editor , Photo viewer/editor , Voice memo/dial/command , Predictive text input ANT+ support , MP4/H.264/WMV player , MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA/Flac player , Photo/video editor , Document editor
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