Apple Ipad Air 2020 Wifi Plus Cellular 256gb Vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Comparison by Price, Specifications, Features & Review

Apple Ipad Air 2020 Wifi Plus Cellular 256gb vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S8

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General

Brand

Brand

Apple Samsung

Custom UI

Custom UI

- Samsung One UI

Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor

- Yes

Launch Date

Launch Date

October 23, 2020 (Official) February 22, 2022 (Official)

Model

Model

iPad Air 2020 WiFi + Cellular 256GB Galaxy Tab S8

Network

Network

5G: Not Supported in India, 4G: Available Supported in India, 3G: Available, 2G: Available 5G: Not Supported in India, 4G: Not Available, 3G: Not Available

Operating System

Operating System

iPadOS v14 Android v12

SIM Size

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano -

SIM Slot(s)

SIM Slot(s)

Single SIM, GSM -

Battery

Capacity

Capacity

7606 mAh 8000 mAh

Quick Charging

Quick Charging

- Yes, Fast, 45W: 100 % in 80 minutes

Type

Type

Li-Polymer Li-Polymer

USB Type-C

USB Type-C

Yes Yes

User Replaceable

User Replaceable

No No

Camera

Autofocus

Autofocus

Yes, Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus Yes

Camera Features

Camera Features

Digital Zoom Auto Flash Face detection Touch to focus Auto Flash Face detection Touch to focus

Flash

Flash

Yes, Retina Flash Yes, LED Flash

Image Resolution

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels 4128 x 3096 Pixels

Resolution

Resolution

7 MP Front Camera 12 MP f/2.4, Primary Camera

Sensor

Sensor

BSI Sensor -

Settings

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Shooting Modes

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) Burst mode High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video Recording

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 60 fps 3840x2160 @ 30 fps 1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Design

Build Material

Build Material

Back: Aluminium -

Colours

Colours

Space Gray, Silver, Rose Gold, Green, Sky Blue Silver, Graphite, Pink Gold

Height

Height

247.6 mm 253.8 mm

Thickness

Thickness

6.1 mm 6.3 mm

Weight

Weight

460 grams 503 grams

Width

Width

178.5 mm 165.3 mm

Display

Display Colour

Display Colour

16M -

Display Type

Display Type

IPS LCD TFT

Pixel Density

Pixel Density

264 ppi 274 ppi

Screen Protection

Screen Protection

Yes Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Screen Resolution

Screen Resolution

1640 x 2360 pixels 1600 x 2560 pixels

Screen Size

Screen Size

10.9 inches (27.69 cm) 11 inches (27.94 cm)

Screen to Body Ratio

Screen to Body Ratio

81.07 % 83.92 %

Touch Screen

Touch Screen

Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
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Key Specs

Battery

Battery

- 8000 mAh

Display

Display

- 11" (27.94 cm)

Multimedia

Audio Features

Audio Features

Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus Dolby Atmos

Audio Jack

Audio Jack

USB Type-C USB Type-C

FM Radio

FM Radio

No No

Fm Radio

FM Radio

No No

Music

Music

Yes, Music Formats: AAX, AAX+, AC3, M4A (Apple lossless), MP3, WAV -

Video Player

Video Player

Yes, Video Formats: H.264, M4V, MOV, MP4, MPEG4 -

Video player

Video player

Yes, Video Formats: H.264, M4V, MOV, MP4, MPEG4 -

Network & Connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

Yes, v5.0 Yes, v5.2

GPS

GPS

Yes with A-GPS, Glonass -

NFC

NFC

- No

Network Support

Network Support

5G Not Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G 5G Not Supported in India

SIM 1

SIM 1

4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 1500(band 11) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 14) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1500(band 21) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 700(band 29) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available -

Sim Size

Sim Size

SIM1: Nano -

USB Connectivity

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging Mass storage device, USB charging

Voice Calling

Voice Calling

No No

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

Yes, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax), MIMO -

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Features

Mobile Hotspot -

WiFi

WiFi

- Yes, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) 5GHz, MIMO

Wifi Features

Wifi Features

- Wi-Fi Direct

Performance

Architecture

Architecture

64 bit 64 bit

Chipset

Chipset

Apple A14 Bionic Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

Coprocessor

Coprocessor

Apple M14 motion -

Graphics

Graphics

Apple GPU (four-core graphics) Adreno 730

Processor

Processor

Hexa Core (3.1 GHz, Dual core, Firestorm + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Icestorm) Octa core (3 GHz, Single core, Cortex X2 + 2.5 GHz, Tri core, Cortex A710 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A510)

Ram

RAM

4 GB 8 GB

Smart TV Features

Camera

Camera

- 13 MP + 6 MP

Special Features

Browser

Browser

Yes, HTML5 -

Email

Yes -

Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor

Yes -

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Top Side

Games

Games

Yes -

Instant Messaging

Instant Messaging

Yes -

Other Facilities

Other Facilities

World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer -

Other Sensors

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyroscope Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Storage

Expandable Memory

Expandable Memory

No Yes, Up to 1 TB

Internal Memory

Internal Memory

256 GB 128 GB

User Available Storage

User Available Storage

- Up to 100 GB
Scoring parameters
How is the score calculated?

This is a relative score calculated on the basis of the following specifications:

  • Performance
  • Smart features (Voice calling, fingerprint sensor)
  • Camera
  • Storage
  • Display

Each Tablets has been benchmarked against ~31,000 other phones to calculate the score.

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