Apple and Samsung have been going at each other for a couple of years now. The two companies are always competing in the smartphone industry but that’s not all. Both of them are throwing jabs at each other in the tablet market as well. The most popular tablet offerings from Apple and Samsung are iPad Pro and Galaxy Tab 3.
Neither companies have refreshed their tablet offerings since 2015, but things are going to change this year. The entire tech world is enthusiastic to see what Apple and Samsung have prepared for 2017. Nonetheless, we have rounded up the most liable rumors and speculations surrounding these two tablets and we’re going to compare them against each other and see how well they fare.
Apple iPad Pro 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: Models
Apple traditionally launches its iPad Pro lineup in two models, well this year we’re going to see three variants. The upcoming iPad Pro 2 offering will arrive in the 9.7 inch, 10.5 inch and 12.9 inch variants. The reason why Apple is introducing a third variant is so that its devices appeal to different budget demographics.
On the other hand, Samsung is sticking to only launching one model. Therefore, Galaxy Tab S3 will only be available in the 9.6 inch curved display model.
Apple iPad Pro 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: Accessories
Rumor has it that Apple wants to bundle its upcoming iPad Pro 2 models with a brand new Apple Pencil 2. The stylus will feature an innovative magnetic strip that’s going to allow iPad Pro 2 owners to simply attach it to the tablet. Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is also expected to support the company’s own S-Pen stylus, but the South Korean tech giant will probably charge extra for it.
Apple iPad Pro 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: Hardware Specs
The Cupertino based tech giant is expected to equip the new iPad Pro 2 models with its own A10X chipset which will be coupled with 4GB of RAM. The three models will probably be available in the 32GB, 128GB and 256GB internal storage space options.
Rumors are pointing out that Samsung will install Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 chipset on its tablet. Additionally, Qualcomm’s processor is going to be paired with 4GB of RAM and 32GB or 128GB of internal storage space.