Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e VS iPad Pro 11 – Apple has dominated the tablet market leading to most Android OEMs giving up on the segment. But one Android OEM still trying its best to triumph in the market is Samsung. Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e is arguably one of the company’s best tablet ever manufactured. So we will be comparing it one of Apple’s newest tablet; the iPad Pro 11.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e VS iPad Pro 11 – Design
Both tablets offer premium design in their own ways. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e is slimmer and lightweight than the iPad Pro 11. At 5.5 mm the Galaxy Tab S5e is 0.4 mm slimmer than the iPad Pro 11 which measures 5.9 mm. Tablets generally are a heavy device, so getting one that is considerably lighter in weight is a plus for most people. The Galaxy Tab S5e weighs 400 grams, 68 grams lighter than the 468 grams iPad Pro 11.
The iPad Pro 11 is available in Space Gray and Silver body colours. Whereas, the Galaxy Tab S5e is available in Black, Gold and Silver body colours.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e VS iPad Pro 11 – Display
The Galaxy Tab S5e features a Super AMOLED touchscreen. This touchscreen is offered better colour, contrast and brightness to the iPad Pro 11’s LED-backlit LCD touchscreen. The iPad Pro 11 display size measures at 11 inches. While that of the Galaxy Tab S5e measures at 10.5 inches.
The Galaxy Tab S5e display packs 1600 x 2560 pixels and 288 PPI density. Whereas the iPad Pro 11 features 1668 x 2388 pixels and 265 PPI density.
Both tablets have a single rear camera. The rear camera of the Galaxy Tab S5e features a 13MP sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 1.0µm and LED flash. While the iPad Pro 11 rear camera sports a 12MP sensor, f/1.8 aperture, 1.22µm and Quad-LED dual-tone flash.
At the front, the Galaxy Tab S5e comes with an 8MP camera and f/2.0 aperture. Whereas the iPad Pro 11 features a 7MP camera with f/2.2 aperture.
The hardware of the iPad Pro 11 is way better than that of the Galaxy Tab S5e. The iPad Pro 11 is powered by A12X Bionic chipset which is seen new Apple’s flagship devices. This chipset has overall better performance than the Qualcomm flagship chipset; Snapdragon 845. Yet the Galaxy Tab S5e comes with a mid-range chipset of Qualcomm; Snapdragon 670.
RAM variant of 4GB and 6GB is available on both tablets. The Galaxy Tab S5e supports microSD card slot for extra storage up to 512GB. While the iPad Pro 11 doesn’t but has a 512GB and even 1TB in-built storage variant.
They both operate the newest OS of both Android and Apple. The Galaxy Tab S5e features Android 9.0 Pie. While the iPad Pro 11 features iOS 12.
iPad Pro 11 comes with better battery life than the Galaxy Tab S5e. A non-removable Li-Po 7812 mAh battery is featured on the iPad Pro 11. Whereas the Galaxy Tab S5e is equipped with a non-removable Li-Po 7040 mAh battery. The hardware of the iPad Pro 11 will optimize its battery life to last even much longer.
The 4GB/64GB version of the Galaxy Tab S5e cost around $475. While the 4GB/64GB version of the iPad Pro 11 cost about $799. The only let down of the Galaxy tablet is in its hardware. Aside from that, it matches up pretty well with the iPad Pro 11. That disparity between them is priced at around $324.