Compare Apple iPad Air WiFi 16GB vs Nvidia Shield Tablet K1

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SummarySummary 70 Score 56 Score
Performance Apple A7
1 GB RAM
iOS 7, up to iOS 9.0.2
Nvidia Tegra K1
2 GB RAM
Android v5.0 (Lollipop)
Display 9.7 inches
1536 pixels
264 PPI Density
8 inches
1200 pixels
283 PPI Density
Camera 5 MP (Main)
1.2 MP (Front)
5 MP (Main)
5 MP (Front)
Battery 8750 mAh
Li-Po
5200 mAh
mAh, Li-ion
DisplayDisplay
Screen Size 9.7 inches 8 inches
Screen Resolution 1536x2048 pixels 1200 x 1920 pixels
Pixel Density 264 PPI 283 PPI
Display Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
ChipsetChipset
Brand Apple nVidia
Chipset Apple A7 Nvidia Tegra K1
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based) Quad core, 2.2 GHz, Cortex A15
RAM 1 GB 2 GB
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) NVIDIA GeForce ULP
CameraCamera
Rear Camera Resolution 5 MP 5 MP
Front Camera Resolution 1.2 MP 5 MP
Dual Camera
Video
Camera Features Autofocus, Touch Focus, Panorama, Geo-Tagging Autofocus
GeneralGeneral
Operating System iOS Android
OS Version iOS 7, up to iOS 9.0.2 Android v5.0 (Lollipop)
Weight 469 g 356 g
Dimensions 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm 221 x 126 x 9.2 mm
Thickness 7.5mm
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 16 GB 16 GB
Card Slot No microSD, Up to 128 GB
Other 16GB storage, no card slot 16GB storage, microSD card slot Expandable Up to 128 GB
CommunicationCommunication
SIM Card Slots
SIM Card Type
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.0
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, b/g/n/n 5GHz
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (3G/LTE model only)
with Glonass
GPRS
EDGE
Radio
BatteryBattery
Battery Capacity 8750 mAh 5200 mAh
Battery Type Li-Po mAh, Li-ion
Standby Time
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia)
Other FeaturesOther Features
Fingerprint Scanner
Waterproof
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, compass Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Messaging iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM iMessage, 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 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
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