Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 vs. iPad Air 2 vs. iPad mini 3 specs comparison

BY Ben Patterson

Published 20 Jul 2015


Earlier today, Samsung unveiled two new tablets to take on the Apple iPad — the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and 9.7. Apart from the differences in screen size, dimensions and their weight, both tablets are exactly the same in terms of specs and features they pack. 

So, how do Samsung’s latest tablets stack up against Apple’s 8 months old iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3? Check out our comparison chart below to find out.


The Galaxy Tab S2 is easily the best Android tablet in the market right now — besting even the Google Nexus 9. It can also be argued that the tablets are better than Apple’s iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 at least in terms of pure hardware specifications.

What do you think about the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 and 8.0? Do you think they are the best tablet in the market right now?