Apple ipad, galaxy tabs, pen tablets

Samsung"s Galaxy Tab is an Android-based tablet computer that competes with the iPad và gives Apple"s pioneering device a serious run for its money. Notable features of the Galaxy Tab that are absent from the first generation máy tính bảng ipad are Swype (a faster way of typing on touchscreen devices), front and rear-facing cameras và a memory card slot for expanded storage (up lớn 32GB).

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Samsung announced and demoed the Galaxy Tab in early September 2010 and the device is set to lớn be released by the kết thúc of 2010 in time for the holiday season.

Samsung Galaxy Tab versus ipad comparison chart
Samsung Galaxy TabiPadDisplay Weight Dimensions Operating system Input Manufacturer Camera Type Connectivity Release date Power

7-inch TFT-LCD display 1st và 2nd generation: 1024 × 768 px 132 PPI 4:3 aspect ratio, 9.7 in (250 mm) diagonal, XGA, LED-backlit IPS LCD, 3rd và 4th generation: 2048×1536 px 264 PPI, Mini, 1,024x768 px 163 PPI, 7.9 in (200 mm) diagonal
380 grams Wi-Fi model: 1.5 lb (680 g), Wi-Fi + 3G model: 1.6 lb (730 g), 2nd generation: 1.325 lb (601 g), 3rd generation Wi-Fi model: 1.44 lb (650 g), 3rd generation Wi-Fi + 4G model: 1.46 lb (660 g), 4th generation Wi-Fi model: 1.44 lb (650 g), 4
7.48 x 4.74 x 0.47 inches 1st generation: 9.56 in (243 mm) (h), 7.47 in (190 mm) (w), 0.50 in (13 mm) (d), 2nd generation: 9.50 in (241 mm) (h), 7.31 in (186 mm) (w), 0.34 in (8.6 mm) (d), 3rd & 4th generation: 9.50 in (241 mm) (h), 7.31 in (186 mm) (w
Android 2.2 (Froyo) 1st generation: tiện ích ios 5.1.1, 2nd & 3rd và 4th generation: game ios 6.1.3
30-pin dock, touchscreen with multitouch Multi-touch screen, headset controls, proximity và ambient light sensors, 3-axis accelerometer, digital compass, 2nd generation adds: 3-axis gyro
Samsung Apple Inc. (depending on tablet)
Two cameras: a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera & a 3 megapixel rear-facing camera. 1st generation: None, 2nd generation: card đồ họa Front-facing and 720p rear-facing, 3rd generation: card vga Front-facing và 5 million pixels rear-facing, 4th generation & mini: 720p Front-facing và 5 million pixels rear-facing
Tablet computer Tablet computer
HSUPA 5.76/HSDPA, EDGE/GPRS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, DLNA Wi-Fi, 802.11 a/b/g/n, 1st & 2nd Generation, công nghệ bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, GSM models also include, UMTS / HSDPA, 850, 1,900, 2,100 MHz, GSM / EDGE, 850, 900, 1,800, 1,900 MHz, CDMA mã sản phẩm also includes, CDMA/EV-DO Rev. A, 800, 1,900 MHz, 3rd Generation, Bluet
November, 19 2010 1st generation: April 3, 2010 (Wi-Fi), April 30, 2010 (Wi-Fi + 3G), May 28, 2010 (International), 2nd generation: March 11, 2011 (United States), March 25, 2011 (International), 3rd generation: March 16, 2012, 4th generation and Mini: Nov
rechargeable battery Built-in rechargeable Li-Po battery, 25 W·h (90 kJ), 10hr life


The Galaxy Tab is smaller and lighter than the iPad. At 0.84 pounds, the Galaxy Tab weighs about half compared to lớn the iPad. It is also a smaller device, with a 7-inch display and 7.48 (height) x 4.74 (width) x 0.47 (depth) inches in size. The ipad has a larger 9.7 inch display with a size of 9.56 (h) x 7.47 (w) x 0.5 (d) inches.


Screen and Display

As noted earlier, the máy tính bảng ipad has a larger display. The máy tính bảng ipad has an LED IPS screen whereas the Samsung Galaxy Tab has a TFT LCD display. Both have multitouch screens but the máy tính bảng ipad screen has a higher resolution (1024 x 768 pixels) compared lớn the Galaxy Tab (1024 x 600 pixels).

Operating System and Applications

The máy tính bảng ipad uses the ios (earlier called iPhone OS) operating system, which is a proprietary system found on about 90 million táo apple mobile devices, including iPhones and iPods. Apples iTunes phầm mềm store has over 200,000 applications built for this operating system (as of September 2010). The iPad"s in-built software is capable of opening Microsoft Office files (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) as well as integrating with Microsoft Exchange servers.

Samsung Galaxy Tab is based on version 2.2 (Froyo) of the open source android operating system. The apps marketplace for app android is smaller with about 75,000 apps (as of September 2010). Apk devices can also be configured to lớn access thư điện tử from Microsoft Exchange servers.


Samsung"s Galaxy Tab is equipped with Swype, a faster way khổng lồ type on touchscreen devices. This feature is absent on the iPad.

Location Based Services

The Android-powered Galaxy tablet offers Google"s location-based services including Maps, Latitude & Places. It also offers a beta version of Google Maps Navigation, a turn-by-turn navigation system that replaces GPS systems in cars.

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Flash Support

iPad, lượt thích other thiết bị di động devices from Apple, does not support Flash. Android supports Flash but the performance of Flash videos on android is not always great.<1>

Video Recording

Both tablets support full HD đoạn clip playback, however the máy tính bảng ipad does not have a camera so it does not support đoạn clip recording or taking pictures.


Samsung Galaxy Tab also has built-in phone functionality so it can be used as a phone. It is, in essence, a larger version of Samsung"s Galaxy S smartphone. The ipad tablet cannot be used as a phone.

Music Player

Both tablets support a wide variety of music formats, including AAC, MP3 and WAV. The ipad also supports Audible (formats 2, 3, & 4), hãng apple Lossless and AIFF. The Galaxy Tab supports OGG, WMA, AMR-NB/WB, FLAC, AC3, MIDI, OTA and i-Melody.


Tethering is the approach of using your thiết bị di động device as a Wi-Fi hotspot (or router) to chia sẻ the 3G internet connection with other devices in the vicinity. Since apk has an xuất hiện approach to apps, you can potentially use tethering without paying an additional fee.

Tablet as a Hard Drive

With Android, devices can be used lượt thích hard drives: You can drag và drop files from your PC, và you can browse your device as if it were a computer.<2>


Bluetooth tư vấn for the máy tính bảng ipad is for version 2.1 whereas the Galaxy Tab supports công nghệ bluetooth 3.

Hardware Features

Both devices have a 1 GHz processor but the Galaxy Tab has twice the amount of RAM (512 MB compared lớn iPad"s 256 MB). Samsung"s tablet also has front & rear facing cameras, a feature noticeably absent in the iPad. Another advantage for the Galaxy Tab is that it provides a memory thẻ slot for expanded storage up to 32 GB. All models of the Galaxy Tab will have a GPS; however, only 3G models of iPads have GPS capability.


Apple sells the máy tính bảng ipad directly & through a handful of retailing partners like BestBuy. In contrast, Samsung has decided to partner with wireless carriers lớn sell the Galaxy Tab, which will debut in Europe where it will be distributed by Vodafone.


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