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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

Wi-Fi Only
SM-T800
Global Score
9.388.47
Basic Information
AppleSamsung
iOS 8.xAndroid 4.4.2
2014-10-162014-06-12
9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 inches9.74 x 6.98 x 0.26 inches
15.41 ounces16.40 ounces
Gold and GrayBlack and White
Aluminium--
Scratch-Resistant Glass--
$ 281.00$ 269.00
Display / Screen
9.7 inches10.5 inches
1536 x 2048 pixels 2560 x 1600 pixels
IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
264 pixels per inch288 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
8.28.3
Performance
Apple A8X chipsetExynos 5 Octa 5420 chipset
64-bit Cyclone (Single-Core 1500 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A15 (Quad-Core 1900 MHz + Quad-Core 1300 MHz) processor
2 GB (1600 MHz) RAM3 GB (933 MHz) RAM
PowerVR GXA6850 GPUARM Mali-T628 MP6 GPU
8.918.82
Storage
128 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) external memory slot
10.18.12
Camera
8.00 MP + 1.20 MP8.00 MP + 2.10 MP
f/2.40 aperture--
31.00mm focal length--
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
1280 x 720 (120 fps) (HD) slow motion video--
8.477.48
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA, UMTS, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA--
Nano SIMMicro SIM
6.73
Battery Life
7340mAh Battery7900mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
5.765.84
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
Fingerprint ID ScannerFingerprint ID Scanner
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparison review

Apple iPad Air 2 is better than the Galaxy Tab S 10.5, with a 9.38 score against 8.47. Apple iPad Air 2 has iOS 8.x OS, while Galaxy Tab S 10.5 comes with Android 4.4.2 OS. Apple iPad Air 2 is a just a little bit lighter and just a little thinner tablet than the Galaxy Tab S 10.5, although both of them were released only a couple of months apart.

Apple iPad Air 2 counts with a little better processing power than Galaxy Tab S 10.5, because although it has an inferior number of cores and also slower and a smaller amount of RAM memory, it also counts with a 64 bits processor. Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 features a bit more vivid display than Apple iPad Air 2, because it has a bit bigger screen, a slightly higher 1600 x 2560 resolution and a bit higher display density.

The iPad Air 2 captures much clearer photos and videos than Galaxy Tab S 10.5. Both of them have the same (Full HD) video quality, the same video frame rate and a same resolution back camera. The iPad Air 2 has a much better storage to store more games and applications than Galaxy Tab S 10.5, because although it has no SD card slot, it also counts with 96 GB more internal memory.

The Galaxy Tab S 10.5 counts with a bit superior battery duration than iPad Air 2, because it has 7900mAh of battery capacity against 7340mAh.

The iPad Air 2 costs a bit more than the Galaxy Tab S 10.5, but you can get a better tablet for that few more dollars.