Along with the changing preference of the global consumers, brands like Apple, Samsung and others are innovating their products. Presently, there is a craze for gadgets with larger screen and better clarity. So both Apple’s and Samsung’s next generation tablet is expected to come greater screen size. iPad Air 3 and Galaxy Tab S2 are the two tablets for which aficionados are waiting eagerly. Here is a comparison between the two that would help you to decide which one to invest on.
We are pretty sure that the iPad Air 3 is going to be powered by the next generation iOS platform i.e. iOS 9, which according to the latest source going to be released in the second half of 2015. Therefore, we can expect iPad Air 3 to be launched after that. Moreover, iPad Air and iPad Air 2 were released in the month of October every year. So we can iPad Air 3 to be released in the month October or November this year.
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As far as release date of Galaxy Tab S2 is concerned, tech geeks are contemplating that it is going to hit the market in the second half of this year. So it is quite evitable that the competition between these two arch-rivals would be really tough.
When iPad Air 2 was released last year it was seen to shed off a lot of weight and had become a lot thinner. We are expecting Apple to follow the same trend this year as well. We would not be surprised to see a slimmer and lighter iPad Air 3 this year well. If we are not wrong then iPad Air 3 will be only 3mm thick.
The renowned tech geeks of SamMobile have speculated the dimensions of Galaxy Tab S2. Here are the specifications stated by them, 9.7inch in length, dimensions are: 237.1 x 168.8 x 5.4 mm and it weighs only 407g.
The iPad Air 3 is expected to come with a HD 4K screen resolution ensuring stunning picture and video quality.
TechRadar’s reporters state that Tab S2 screen will come with a screen resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels along with Super AMOLED technology.
As far as the OS powering these two gadgets are concerned, there is no doubt about the fact that iPad Air 3 will be powered with the latest iOS platform and Tab S2 will be powered with the next generation or the latest Android platform. So for Tab S2 it will be in probability Android 5.1 Lollipop. Whereas for iPad Air 3, it will be iOS 9.
iPad Air 3 is likely to come with a 13MP primary camera and 5MP secondary camera.
On the contrary, Galaxt Tab S2 will come with 8MP primary camera and 2.1MP secondary camera. So if you expect your camera to perform better, then iPad Air 3 will be a better choice.
Rumor has it that iPad Air 3 will be powered by a super fast A9 processor. This processor is likely to be a part of all next generation Apple gadgets and promises to perform 15times faster is comparison to the present A8 processor. The A9 processor will be supported by 4GB RAM.
GSM Arena reports that Galaxy Tab S2 processor that were being sent to India for testing and their reporters have got news that Tab S2 was powered with Exynos 5 Octa processor supported with 3 GB RAM. If these rumors are true then, there is no denying the fact that iPad Air 3 has a more powerful heart in comparison to Tab S2.
iPad Air 3 is expected to come with the same price tag as that of iPad Air 2. So it will be varying between $499 – $899, in accordance with different variations. However, we are not really sure about the actual price as many new features are going to be added to the latest Apple tab this year.
As far as the price of Tab S2 is concerned TechRadar reporters are of the opinion that it will be around $399.
Here is comparison between the key factors of the two gadgets that will help you to take a better call while investing on a tablet this year.