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Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 3G, Apple iPad 3 16GB Wifi + 4G
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 3G

Apple iPad 3 16GB Wifi + 4G

 Buttons Keyguard, Volume  Back, Camera, Home, Menu, Volume   
 Operating system Android 3.1 (Honeycomb)  Apple iOS 5.1  
 release year 2011   
 Internal storage space 16 GB  16GB   
 Internal storage space (type) Flash memory/SSD  Flash memory/SSD   
 Memory card readers No No   
 Compatible memory cards  MicroSD  
 Including memory card No Yes   
 Maximum amount of memory  32GB  
 Graphics processor Yes Yes   
 Graphics processor type GeForce ULP  PowerVR SGX543MP4   
 Processor core type Dual Core  Dual Core  
 Processor speed 1,000 Mhz  1.2GHz  
 SoC (System on Chip) Nvidia Tegra 2  Apple A5X  
 Type of processor ARM Cortex-A9  ARM Cortex-A9   
 Power supply
 Battery capacity 6,100 mAh  42.5 Wh  
 Battery life 10 h  10 h  
 battery type Lithium-polymer  Lithium-polymer   
 Memory Speed    
 RAM size 1,024 MB   1,024 MB   
 Type of memory DDR2   
 Image properties
 Backlight  LED  
 Pivot function Yes No   
 Type Automatic TFT  
 Scratch resistant display No Yes   
 Screen resolution 1280x800 pixels  1536 x 2048 pixels,  
 Screen size 8.9 inches  9.7 inches  
 Simultaneous touch points 3+ Multi-touch  3+ Multi-touch   
 Type of technology Capacitive  Capacitive   
 Built in GPS navigation Yes Yes   
 Integrated geotagging No Yes   
 Type of GPS  A-GPS   
 Built-in internet services Facebook, Flickr, Picasa, Skype, Twitter, YouTube  Facebook, Flickr, Picasa, Skype, Twitter, YouTube   
 Dimensions (WxHxD) 230.9 157.8 8.6 mm  241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm  
 Weight 465 g  652 g  
 Colour Metallic Grey Black, White  
 FM radio No No   
 Supported audio files AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, MP3, OGG Vorbis, WMA  AAC, AIFF, Apple Lossless, MP3, WAV (PCM)   
 Supported image files BMP, GIF, JPEG / JPG, PNG  GIF, JPEG / JPG, TIFF   
 Supported video files AVI, DivX, H.263, H.264, MPEG4, WMV, WMV9 HD (VC-1), Xvid, 3GP/3GPP  AVI, H.264, MJPEG, MOV, MPEG4   
 HDMI No No   
 Headphone output Yes Yes   
 Microphone input No Yes   
 S/PDIF out No No   
 USB Yes Yes   
 Charging via USB No Yes   
 USB 2.0 ports 1 pc 2.0  
 USB 3.0 ports No No   
 USB ports (total) 1 pc   
 VGA out No Yes   
 DLNA certified Yes No   
 Dockable Yes Yes   
 Keyboard dock included No No   
 3G (UMTS) Yes Yes   
 Support media sharing    
 Wireless network Yes Yes   
 Web and email functions Email Client  Email Client, Push mail   
 Support for IP technology Yes Yes  
 Supports NFC No Yes   
 Network connection No No   
 IR No No   
 GPRS Yes Yes   
 Frequency band Quad Quad  
 EDGE Yes Yes   
 Built-in FM transmitter No   
 Version 3.0+HS  4.0  
 Bluetooth profile A2DP,AVRCP A2DP, EDR  
 Bluetooth Yes Yes   
 Speed (up) 5.76 Mbit/s    
 Speed (down) 21 Mbit/s   42 Mbit/s   
 HSPA Yes Yes   
 Type 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n  802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n   
 Built-in camera Yes Yes   
 Auto focus Yes Yes   
 Built-in flash Yes No   
 Flash type LED-flash    
 Digital zoom (still image) 8 times    
 Efficient numbers of pixels 3.2 megapixels 5 megapixels  
 Maximum resolution (still) 2048x1536 pixels  2592 x 1944 pixels  
 Number of cameras 2 pc  2 pc   
 Resolution 2nd Camera 1600x1200 pixels  640x480 pixels   
 Video recorder Yes Yes   
 Digital zoom (video)    
 Maximum number of fps when recording 30 fps  30 fps   
 Maximum resolution (video) 1280x720 pixels  1920x1080 (HD 1080) pixels   
 Lamp No No   
 Audio features
 Built-in microphone Yes Yes   
 Built-in speakers Stereo  Mono  
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Price 43,500-Rs 60,999-Rs