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Phone Comparison - Apple iPad 2 Wi-Fi vs Apple iPad mini 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A & S Pen

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple Samsung
Announced March 2011 October 2014 July 2015
Status Available - March 2011 Available - October 2014 Coming Soon - July 2015
Price - Rs. 32,687 ($480.69) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 20,100 ($299.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Space Gray/Black, Silver/White, Gold Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 241.2 x 185.7 x 8.8 mm
(9.5 x 7.31 x 0.35 in)
200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
(7.87 x 5.3 x 0.3 in)
242.5 x 166.8 x 7.5 mm
(9.55 x 6.57 x 0.3 in)
Weight 601 g (21.2 oz) 331 g / 341 g (11.68 oz / 12.03 oz) 487 g (17.18 oz)
2G Network N/A GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
N/A
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 N/A
4G Network - LTE -
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM , EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID) - S Pen Stylus

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 4, upgradable to iOS 5 iOS 8.1 Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, Apple A5 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 Quad-core 1.2 GHz
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) -
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/64/128 GB 16 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 9.7 inches 7.9 inches 9.7 inches
Resolution 768 x 1024 pixels (132 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (324 ppi) 768 x 1024 pixels (132 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.01% 71.76% 71.99%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No -
Games Yes Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 0.7 MP, 960 x 720 pixels 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels
Flash No No No
Features No Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama) Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 720p@30fps 1080p@30fps 720p
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar] 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS No Yes No
Edge No Yes No
3G No DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps No
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.1, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS No Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor not present proximity sensor not present proximity sensor not present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Po Battery (24.3 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 6930 mAh (25 Wh) 6470 mAh 6000 mAh
Stand by Up to 720 h - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 15 h (Wi-Fi)
Up to 14 h (Video Playback
Up to 178 h (Audio Playback)