The base models of all three tablets have 16GB of memory, so a simple comparison is easy. The Apple and Sony tablets cost US$499, with the Samsung device coming in $50 more expensive at $549. Interestingly, things are equally matched at the 32GB memory level with all three priced at $599.
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