For Apple products the minds differ, which is known. But when tablets? Since the situation is very complicated, because here is even a fight, what the “ Riesensmartphones ” are good at all without the phone function. There also, the Galaxy tab from Samsung is no exception, that already in the mid of the month against the Apple iPad to compete. If the Tablet is similar good competition, such as the Samsung I9000 Galaxy S for the iPhone 4 and if the decision is a matter of faith, we educate in the bridgat blog!
Technology in the check
Hardwaretechnisch the Samsung Galaxy tab is a strong competitor to the iPad. Despite the stronger smaller dimensions (190 x 120 x 11.9 mm are in the Galaxy tab compared to 242.8 x 189.7 x 13.4 mm at the Apple iPad) and summa is the better technology significantly lower weight (380 g against 730 g iPad) in the Galaxy tab sammarum. Apple can score points only in the display: the LCD is IPS, which means a better illumination. In addition, the display of the iPad with 9.7 is ″ bigger. The Galaxy tab has “ only ” 7 ″ display. This is a matter of taste but more or less, because both displays are very legible, capacitive and offer multitouch.
Otherwise the Galaxy tab is iPad but far ahead which in technical terms. It has a 3 megapixel rear camera. In the front one is installed 2 mega pixel camera, which is suitable for video telephony. Also, the memory via micro SD can be extended map so that Android 2.2 also on the external card can find apps space. Bluetooth 3.0 is also available and you can even phone calls with the 7 ″ large Galaxy tab. Thus the device is when it comes to the hardware, and the Apple iPad a track more versatile, at least. This point seems quite clear goes to Samsung.
Design and processing
You’d think almost on the faith issue here, because the discussion has become known since the Samsung I9000 Galaxy S: no, the cell phone is not inferior processed, it is not also the Galaxy tab. Now comes the big but “ but ”: the Galaxy tab is easy and not nearly so noble resembles Apple’s competition through the full plastic jacket. Advantages for the Galaxy tab but due to the smaller size when writing on the virtual full keyboard and also when transporting. 7 ″ would fit better in a Pocket than the 9.7 ″ of the iPad. In addition, the Samsung Galaxy tab only half as much as the iPad weighs.
That seems iPad, however, as you could so that meat tapping. IPad just very high quality housing in almost perfect workmanship looks through the aluminum unibody. The impression is intensified due to the typical Apple minimalist use of interfaces, the iPad as “ seamless ”. The higher weight, which is located but still well below the a Netbooks with 730 g is negative certainly depending on the application area. In terms of product quality and feel Apple is probably currently undefeated, as the design of the Galaxy tab also can’t keep up. Apart from S. sees the Galaxy tab as a mix of iPhone 4 and iPhone 3 G The edgy side of the tablets are reminiscent of the iPhone 4 and the smooth plastic backing on the iPhone 3 G s
What does one do with a Tablet?
, The purpose of a Tablet is as different as controversial, depending on the user. Most probably buy a Tablet and just look whether resulting applications. A Tablet is at least not to expect it to work like a notebook. Write long texts or edit images with Photoshop? This is not the area where tablets feel more. Goes very well but what: surfing with a new and much more direct experience on the Internet, participate in forums and write emails. Typical is also be used as an E-book reader or retrieving messages.
Advantage of the iPad: the iPad is certainly better for viewing media content due to the larger display, be it in relation to E-books or even watching movies. In addition, the software from Apple is mature. The Appstore offers many apps adapted to the resolution of the iPad and these are also mostly qualiativ in order. The offering collected applications, games, as well as movies, E-books or music. The awareness and popularity of iPad and iPhone is especially useful, because many German news portals such as heise.de, der Spiegel, focus, or even n-tv have their own, free apps, which very comfortably messages retrieve allow.
Advantage of the Galaxy tab: the Galaxy tab can not boast of such variety of extra customized apps and this will not improve in the near future. The offer in the Android market is set to English language apps previously and the quality of apps can also reach not the almost continuously high level of apps in Apple’s Appstore due to the variety of available device with Android. But: The Galaxy tab runs with the also quick and sophisticated Android 2.2, which is constantly improved by updates. The advantages over Apple’s tablet are obvious in the flexibility: with the Galaxy tab can take pictures, make a call, pull data via Bluetooth or even drag-n-drop to the device and use by tethering the device as a Wi-Fi hotspot.
Bottom line: no doubt, but a question of the use of
While the iPad is an Apple product, can be very probably objectively report itself. Now in our comparison, the iPad or Galaxy tab is good, can be flat rate not to answer. This decides the type of application and personal preferences. While the Galaxy tab technically more flexible and with smaller and lighter is iPad than Apple, the noble Apple flounder first and foremost as an E-book is reader and surf station for home. One cannot be truly productive with both devices, comfortable to write with the virtual keyboard you can only short messages.
Priced Apple iPad 3 G and Samsung Galaxy tab are currently with a non-binding price recommendation level (€799,-). However, it is expected that the Galaxy tab will quickly lose value. Apple products are however very stable due to the constant request and the special price policy by Apple, so here, no major changes are to be expected.