Both Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 and Apple iPad Pro 2019 11 launched in 2018, in August and in November, respectively. They are, for the moment, among the latest tablets the two manufacturers released, so a comparison between them might be useful for some. Therefore, let’s see which is better.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5
Launched in August 2018, Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5-inch tablet is boasting a 10.5-inch display with 16:10 aspect ration and a maximum res of 1920 x 1200. The technology behind the screen is IPS LCD which is quite old.
Under the hood, Galaxy Tab A 10.5 comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 (14-nm tech), an octa-core SoC, and Adreno 506 GPU. By default, the tablet comes with 3 Gb of RAM and 32 Gb of internal storage, expandable via a microSD card to up to 512 Gb.
As for the cameras, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 tablet comes with one 8-mp main camera with autofocus and a 5-mp selfie camera.
In addition to all that, Tab A 10.5 runs Android 8 Oreo and boasts a 7.300-mAh battery, 3.5-mm jack, and USB Type-C port, among others.
Apple iPad Pro 2018 11
As its name indicated, the Apple’s tablet launched by Cupertino-based company in November 2018 boasts an 11-inch LED-backlit IPS LCD with a maximum 2388 x 1668 pixels, wide color gamut, and true-tone tech.
Under the hood, iPad Pro 2018 11 boasts Apple A12X Bionic (7-nm tech) eight-core CPU and Apple GPU with seven graphics cores. It comes in two variants, one with 4 Gb of RAM and 64/256/512 Gb of internal memory and another one with 6 Gb of RAM and 1 Tb of storage space.
Apple iPad Pro 2018 11 packs one 12-mp main camera Quad-LED dual-tone flash and a 7-mp selfie camera with face detection. Also, this tablet equips a powerful 7812-mAh accumulator, USB Type-C version 3.1, and four Stereo speakers, but it lacks a 3.5-mm headphone jack.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 Vs. Apple iPad Pro 2018 11 – Which Is Better?
Judging on the technical specs, the Apple iPad Pro 2018 11 is the best option between the two tablets. However, it costs $799 in its WiFi-only variant, while for a WiFi+cellular version you’ll have to pay $949. On the other hand, Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 is more of a budget tablet as it costs only around $300 with only WiFi or approximately $450 for its WiFi+cellular variant.
If you’re on a limited budget, then Galaxy Tab A 10.5 is what you want, and you’ll enjoy a very decent performance. But in case you’re after high performance, iPad Pro 2018 11 is the ideal choice.
As a passionate gamer since the 1990s, Vadim has kept his passion alive since then, and he is here to cover video games news, as well as to share with you all the novelties out there regarding gadgets or games-related tech.