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SummarySummary 72 Score 80 Score
Performance Apple A8X
2 GB RAM RAM
iOS 8.1, up to iOS 9.0.2

4 GB RAM RAM
Android 7.0 Nougat
Display 9.7 inches
1536 x 2048 pixels
264 PPI Density
9.7 inches
2048 x 1536 pixels
264 PPI Density
Camera 8 MP (Main)
1.2 MP (Front)
13 MP (Main)
5 MP (Front)
Battery 8600 mAh
Li-Po
6000 mAh
Li-ion
DisplayDisplay
Screen Size 9.7 inches 9.7 inches
Screen Resolution 1536x2048 pixels 2048 x 1536Pixels
Pixel Density 264 PPI 264 PPI
Display Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors QXGA Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
ChipsetChipset
Brand Apple Samsung
Chipset Apple A8X
Processor Triple-core 1.5 GHz Typhoon Qualcomm APQ 8096 (2.15GHz + 1.6GHz)
RAM 2 GB RAM 4 GB RAM
GPU PowerVR GXA6850 (octa-core graphics)
CameraCamera
Rear Camera Resolution 8 MP 13 MP
Front Camera Resolution 1.2 MP 5 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 7.0 Nougat
Weight 437 g 434 g
Dimensions 240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm 237.3 x 169.0 x 6.0 mm
Thickness 6.1mm
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 16 GB 32 GB
Card Slot No microSD, up to 256GB
Other 16GB storage, no card slot 32GB , Expandable up to 256GB
CommunicationCommunication
SIM Card Slots
SIM Card Type
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.1
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes
NFC No 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
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/g/n
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (3G/LTE model only)
A-GPS, GLONASS
GPRS
EDGE
Radio
BatteryBattery
Battery Capacity 8600 mAh 6000 mAh
Battery Type Li-Po Li-ion
Standby Time
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 12 hrs
Other FeaturesOther Features
Fingerprint Scanner
Waterproof
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometer Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
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 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
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