• Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display vs Apple iPad Air vs Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G

Phone Comparison - Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display vs Apple iPad Air vs Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple Samsung
Announced October 2013 October 2013 January 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Available - November 2013 Coming soon
Colors Space Gray, Silver Space Gray, Silver Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
(7.87 x 5.3 x 0.3 in)
240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.3 in)
295.6 x 204 x 8 mm
(11.64 x 8.03 x 0.31 in)
Weight 331 g / 341 g (11.68 oz / 12.03 oz) 469 g / 478 g (16.54 oz / 16.86 oz) 750 g (26.46 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE- all models LTE- all models -
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 7.0.2 iOS 7.0.2 Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5420
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) Mali-T628 MP6
RAM N/A N/A 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/32/64/128 GB storage 32/64 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super clear LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 7.9 inches 9.7 inches 12.2 inches
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (324 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 2560 x 1600 pixels (247 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.76% 71.58% 71.83%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash No No LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v3.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/32/64/128 GB storage 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not 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 Non-removable Li-Po battery (23.8 Wh) Non-removable Li-Po battery (32.4 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity - - 9500 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 10 h (multimedia) -