Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 vs Apple iPad Pro 9.7: Here's A Face-Off Between Two Tab Giants

By Abhinaya

A few days back, Samsung announced the launch of the current generation Galaxy Tab A 10.1. The new tab will come in two variants - 4G LTE and Wi-Fi.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 vs Apple iPad Pro 9.7

The LTE version of the tab has a SIM card slot with 4G LTE support. The other specifications of both the models of the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 are similar.

Here is a comparison of this device with another high-end tab that was launched lately. Well, the talk is about the Apple iPad Pro 9.7. Take a look at the face-off between the two tablets from below.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 vs Apple iPad Pro 9.7

Apple iPad Pro 9.7 has a Smart Connector and Touch ID

Galaxy Tab A 10.1 has a similar design as its previous siblings. There is a physical home button at the front and two capacitive buttons on the either side of it. The design is not too flashy.

Also Read: Top 5 Reasons Why Apple 9.7-inch iPad Pro Is Worth Buying!

The iPad Pro 9.7 features a solid and elegant design and it is slim. It features four in-built speakers, a Smart Connector and Touch ID as well. This tab is available in space grey, silver, gold, and rose gold colors.

Apple has come up with exclusive accessories such as Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil as well.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 vs Apple iPad Pro 9.7

iPad Pro screen is scratch resistant and packs more pixels

iPad Pro 9.7 flaunts a 9.7 inch LED backlit IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. The display has a scratch resistant glass protection along with oleophobic coating.

Apple has used the True Tone display technology in this one. Also, it has a wide color display making it vibrant.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 vs Apple iPad Pro 9.7

On the other hand, Galaxy Tab A 10.1 bestows a 10.1 inch WUXGA PLS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. This resolution is relatively lower for such a big screen.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 vs Apple iPad Pro 9.7

Both have non-removable batteries

The Apple device has a A9X chip under its hood and it comes in three storage versions - 32 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB for both the Wi-Fi and Cellular variants. The RAM capacity is 2 GB.

Galaxy Tab A 10.1 is equipped with an octa-core Exynos 7870 processor clocked at 1.6 GHz. It has 16 GB storage space expandable up to 200 GB and 2 GB RAM. Both the devices have non-removable batteries.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 vs Apple iPad Pro 9.7

iPad Pro 9.7 is the first iPad to have bumped up resolution

The iPad Pro 9.7 has a 12 MP main camera with 4K video recording ability, dual LED flash, and f/2.2 aperture. It has a 5 MP front camera with Retina Flash.

It carries the credits for being the first iPad to have a bumped up camera resolution and it also features True Tone flash.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 vs Apple iPad Pro 9.7

The Galaxy Tab A 10.1 features an 8 MP main camera with f/1.9 aperture and LED flash and a 2 MP front facer with f/2.2 aperture.

iOS 9 and Android Marshmallow have their own goodies

The iOS 9 on iPad Pro 9.7 has features such as split screen view, faster app switcher, better and faster Siri, better Spotlight search, improved security, exclusive iPad features, etc.

Also Read: Apple iPad Pro Announced: Everything you need to know

On the other hand, the Android 6.0 Marshmallow powering the Samsung tab has features including Chrome Custom Tabs, Google volume control, improved memory manager, etc.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 vs Apple iPad Pro 9.7

Apple Tab is quite expensive

The iPad Pro 9.7 carries a price tag starting from £499 and moves forward to £839 for the high-end model with 256 GB and cellular connectivity.

The Samsung Tab has been priced at £230 and £275 for the Wi-Fi and LTE versions.

Your choice depends on the operating system that you wish to use and the price that you can spend in purchasing the same.

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