New Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch vs. New Samsung Galaxy Book2 12-inch

Samsung and Apple are the kings of technology market for a long time, and they have always given the neck to neck competition to each other. However, both the brands are reliable, innovative and efficient when it comes to delivering the best smartphones and tablets, but both are unique in their own way.

display of galaxy book2

Recently, Apple has launched new iPad Pro 12.9 inches for all the modern customers who look for change. The device is terrific with great features. On the other hand, Samsung has introduced Galaxy Book2 12inch, which has again confused the customers between the two. Both the tablets are fantastic but you know there’s always a difference of 19/20. So let’s find that difference between the two in their ground-breaking features:


New Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch

New Samsung Galaxy Book2 12-inch


64-bit A12X Bionic chip

Qualcomm SDM850 (2.9GHz + 1.7GHz)


Up to 6GB



Up to 1TB



12.9” 600 nits (2732×2048) Liquid Retina

12” (2160×1440) FHD+ sAMOLED


36.71 Whr (up to 10 hours)



1.4 lbs

1.75 lbs


iOS 12

Windows 10 S


$999 to $1899


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Design and Display

Okay, so you know the screen size- Samsung Galaxy Book2 is 12 inches, and iPad Pro is 12.9 inches. Samsung Galaxy Book2 weighs just 1.75 lbs with a product dimension of 11.32 x 7.89 x 0.29, whereas iPad Pro weighs 1.4 pounds with a dimension of 11.04 x 8.46 x 0.23. You can observe that being larger in size from Galaxy Book2, iPad Pro is much sleek and lighter. iPad Pro is designed with an aim to comfort the users by giving them glass body with curvy edges that allow holding the piece perfectly. If we look at Galaxy Book2, it has rectangle edges, which makes it more like a PC.

iPad Pro 2018 comes in 11 and 12.9 inch

The display is fantastic for both the tablets as they have their own remarkable technologies when it comes to display quality. iPad Pro offers Retina display as usual, that gives true-to-life-colors, on the other hand, Galaxy Book2  provide you with Super AMOLED display quality making your viewing experience completely astonishing. With iPad Pro, you get an opportunity to lock the smartphone with the face as it has facetime lock feature.

design of samsung galaxy book2

Now that we are talking about the display, why not look at the camera feature? Well, Apple has no competition when it comes to camera and this time they have done a brilliant job by providing portrait mode in this tablet, which trending all over the world. The rear camera of iPad Pro is 12MP and 7MP front-facing camera. And Samsung Galaxy Book2 provides 8MP rear and 5MP front-facing camera to capture every moment and allows you to stay connected with your friend and family via Skype.

Processor and memory

Before starting with the processor, let’s talk about the speakers. iPad Pro offers four-speaker audio, whereas Book2 is equipped with Dolby Atmos with AKG tuned speakers that give you outstanding sound quality. While watching your favorite show or movie, you may experience theatrical sound.

Well, the Samsung Galaxy Book2 is fast and efficient as it involves Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 processor. You can become multi-tasking person with the tablet as it also offers you 4GB RAM and 128GB storage to the users, which is expandable up to 512GB. And iPad Pro includes world’s personal and secure mobile operating system, i.e., 12 iOS. Apple is equipped with AX2 Bionic 2x faster graphics that allows you to play games with efficiency, smoothly and with great clarity. Galaxy Book2 runs on Windows 10 that gives users a friendly interface along with Galaxy flow, which allows you to transfer files to any Galaxy smartphone.  Both have USB-C port and Wi-Fi, however, in the case of iPad Pro, it will enable you to connect your tablet with smart accessories like DSLR camera, etc.

And the surprising fact, iPad Pro has come up with stunning all-new Apple pencil that allows you to choose over apps, draw or write and erase anything seamlessly. It easily attaches to the magnetic charger. Even Galaxy Book2 offers S pen along with the keyboard.

Durable battery and accessories

new apple ipad pro's thin design

You will be in a dilemma after hearing the battery life of both the tablets. Samsung Galaxy Book2 offers absolutely amazing battery life that keeps you alive up to 20 hours with continuous video playback. Not only this, but you will also have adaptive fast charging that will quickly charge your tablet. On the other side, iPad Pro comes with 36.71-watt hour rechargeable battery that gives 10 hours of battery life, without fast charging capabilities. This is where you will find Apple a bit behind with Samsung as in terms of battery Samsung has always won the race.

side view of new galaxy book2

Furthermore, iPad Pro comes along exciting accessories in the box. It has a fantastic folio with the keyboard that only protects your tablet from front and back, but also gives you the feel of the computer. You’ll be getting Apple pencil and wireless headphones as well, on the other hand, Samsung Galaxy Book2 gives you user manual along with S pen and adapter to charge your tablet seamless as well share and transfer data through the USB cable and basic headphones are available.


So if you look at the above features of each tablet, I guess Apple is winning the game in many aspects, whereas Samsung is good in some aspect. But the turning point for customers come when you choose the best display as both the company offers the best display, which is best in their own way. More so, the operating system – Samsung always keeps itself updated with every new system that enters the market and gain immense popularity, on the other hand, Apple is stuck to their traditional operating iOS.

But if we take a glance over the camera, iPad Pro is beating Samsung as it offers Portrait mode, which Samsung has not introduced yet. But if you are looking for the long-lasting battery, then Galaxy Book2 will be your ideal choice. 20 hours of battery life with fast charging capabilities is impossible, which Samsung actually made it possible.

In the end, don’t just make a decision by reading the article unless you look at the demo of both the pieces as it will give you a broad overview of both the tablet. Visit your nearby shop today and buy the right tablet!

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