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SummarySummary 72 Score 76 Score
Performance Apple A8X
2 GB RAM
iOS v8.1
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 8 MP (Main)
1 MP (Front)
8 MP (Main)
2.1 MP (Front)
Battery 8600 mAh
Li-Po
7900 mAh
Li-Ion
DisplayDisplay
Screen Size 9.7 inches 10.5 inches
Screen Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels 2560x1600 pixels
Pixel Density 264 PPI 288 PPI
Display Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
ChipsetChipset
Brand Apple Samsung
Chipset Apple A8X Exynos 5420 Octa
Processor Tri core, 1.5 GHz, Cyclone Octa-core (4x1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & 4x1.3 GHz Cortex-A7)
RAM 2 GB 3 GB
GPU PowerVR G6850 Mali-T628 MP6
CameraCamera
Rear Camera Resolution 8 MP 8 MP
Front Camera Resolution 1 MP 2.1 MP
Dual Camera
Video
Camera Features Touch Focus Autofocus, Flash, Panorama, Geo-Tagging
GeneralGeneral
Operating System iOS Android
OS Version iOS v8.1 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), upgradable to v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Weight 444 g 465 g
Dimensions 240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm 247.3 x 177.3 x 6.6 mm
Thickness
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 16 GB 16 GB
Card Slot No microSD, up to 128 G
Other No 16/32GB storage, microSD card slot
CommunicationCommunication
SIM Card Slots Single SIM Single SIM
SIM Card Type Nano-SIM Normal-SIM
Bluetooth v4.0 v4.0, A2DP, LE
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes
NFC No
ConnectivityConnectivity
2G
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
3G
UMTS 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 700(band 29)
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS
with A-GPS, Glonass
Yes, GLONASS, Beidou
GPRS
EDGE
Radio
BatteryBattery
Battery Capacity 8600 mAh 7900 mAh
Battery Type Li-Po Li-Ion
Standby Time
Talk Time Up to 11 h (multimedia)
Other FeaturesOther Features
Fingerprint Scanner
Waterproof
Sensors Light sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope Accelerometer, gyro, compass
Messaging Email, Push Email, IM
Java No
Other 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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