The battle for the smartphone flagship supremacy rages on, as the best from Samsung and Apple look to be crowned as the best smartphone in the market today. The Samsung Galaxy S9 is the Android phone to beat but how does it fare with Apple’s top contender - the iPhone X? With both phones boasting top-of-the-line features and specifications, this is easily one of the closest phone matchups to date. To end the debate once and for all, let’s delve deeper to identify what both phones bring to the table:
|Release Date in Hong Kong|
|Model||2 16GB Wi-Fi|
|Processor frequency||1.5 GHz|
|Internal memory||2 GB|
|Display diagonal||24.6 cm (9.7")|
|Display resolution||2048 x 1536 pixels|
|Pixel density||264 ppi|
|Number of built-in speakers||2|
|Frequency range||20 - 20000 Hz|
|Ports & interfaces|
|Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)|
|Headphone connectivity||3.5 mm|
|Combo headphone/mic port|
|Weight & dimensions|
|Top Wi-Fi standard||IEEE 802.11ac|
|Wi-Fi standards||IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n|
|Internal storage capacity||16 GB|
|Card reader integrated|
|Compatible memory cards||Not supported|
|Operating system installed||iOS|
|Bundled software||FaceTime\Safari\Siri\iTunes Store\App Store\iBooks\Game Center\Photo Booth\Podcasts|
|Rear camera resolution (numeric)||8 MP|
|Maximum video resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Video recording modes||1080p,720p|
|Video capturing speed||120 fps|
|Front camera resolution (numeric)||1.2 MP|
|Battery life (max)||10 h|
|Battery technology||Lithium Polymer (LiPo)|
|Battery capacity (Watt hours)||27.3 Wh|
|Continuous video playback time||10 h|
|Continuous audio playback time||10 h|
|Browsing time (Wi-Fi)||10 h|
|Colour of product||Gold|
|Device type||Full-size tablet|
|Ambient light sensor|
|Windows operating systems supported|
|Mac operating systems supported||Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard,Mac OS X 10.7 Lion,Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks|
|Audio formats supported||AAC,AAX,AAX+,AIFF,HE-AAC,MP3,WAV|
|Image formats supported||GIF,JPG,TIF|
|Video compression formats||H.264,M-JPEG,MPEG4|
|Video formats supported||AVI,M4V,MOV,MP4|
|Document formats supported||DOC, DOCX, HTM, HTML, ICS, Key, PDF, PPT, PPTX, RTF, TXT, VCF, XLS, XLSX|
|Archive formats supported||Zip|
When it comes to getting a true tablet that packs real punches, you do not have to look further because iPad Air 2 comes top in the market of tablets. In other words, iPad Air 2 is the ace even among high-performing tablets.
Talking about tablets these days, sublime is not a suitable word that defines them. However, iPad Air 2 is a different breed altogether after you take a look at its design, performance and specification. When you gaze at iPad Air 2, you will find out quickly that it is exceptionally thin at the thickness of just 6.1mm. Apple boasts that it is so thin that you actually forget that it is even there.
The ultra thin iPad Air 2 is not just slim, but also being obviously light as well. Despite almost all tablets are really light and portable, iPad Air 2 definitely dominates this ground. Such advantage allows you to carry iPad Air 2 effortlessly without any problem. Its weight will make you wonder whether it is possible to make this sophisticated design that is lightweight.
You are wrong when you assume that this ultra thin device is unable to provide you with beautiful display. Even among other tablets that possess great display screens, iPad Air 2 takes the cake with its 9.7 inch (2048 x 1536 resolution) screen that delivers stunningly vivid images. In fact, the display has been so impressive that a person is unable to discern the individual pixels when viewing it; iPad Air 2 packs 3.1 million pixel. This is also being made possible with its astonishingly 264 pixels per inch.
Its beautifully minimal design seems to contradict its powerful performance. With its own powerful A8X chip, you can expect iPad Air 2 to perform its duty of delivering serious performance. Thanks to its 64-bit architecture, iPad Air 2 actually boasts performance that is even comparable with personal computers.
Talking about its battery capacity, iPad Air 2 is so powerful that you can use it up to ten hours. This just means that you can still experience the seamless digital experience without worrying about that your tablet will die soon. Additionally, its superior software also enables iPad Air 2 to be conserve your power economically as it displays better power management capabilities.
While in the same topic about power and performance, the solid combination of image signal processor, sensor and iSight rear camera provides sharper yet clearer images. The impressive FaceTime HD front camera gives stunningly vivid selfies, photos, videos and even video calls. For your security needs, Touch ID fingerprint scanner makes it easier for you to unlock it while preventing others from intruding your privacy. Hence, iPad Air 2 gives you unparalleled digital experience.