Head-To-Head: Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2 vs. Apple iPad Air


Ins And Outs

If it's like other Galaxy tablets, Note PRO employs a microUSB port for charging and file I/O with root-level access to Android's file system. File transfer works with Windows machines out of the box; Macs must download the Android File transfer utility. As with all devices running iOS, users are prohibited from accessing the file system directly, but must do so by synchronizing data through apps such as iTunes. These operations happen through Apple's Lightning Port, a sturdy, reversible connector that handles charging and hooking up monitors, docks and other peripherals. Both devices come with a 3.5mm headphone jack, microphone and buttons for power, volume and Home. The Note PRO adds soft keys for menu and back and includes a stylus.