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Phone Comparison - Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display vs Apple iPad Air 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A & S Pen

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple Samsung
Announced October 2013 October 2014 July 2015
Status Available - November 2013 Available - October 2014 Coming Soon - July 2015
Price - Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 20,100 ($299.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Space Gray, Silver Space Gray, Silver, Gold Black, White
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 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
242.5 x 166.8 x 7.5 mm
(9.55 x 6.57 x 0.3 in)
Weight 331 g / 341 g (11.68 oz / 12.03 oz) 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz) 487 g (17.18 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
N/A
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 N/A
4G Network LTE- all models 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 7.0.2 iOS 8.1 Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A8X Quad-core 1.2 GHz
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) -
RAM N/A 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/64/128 GB 16 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 7.9 inches 9.7 inches 9.7 inches
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (324 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 768 x 1024 pixels (132 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.76% 71.58% 71.99%
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, 3264 x 2448 pixels 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels
Flash No No No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, 1.12µm Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama) Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization 1080p@30fps 720p
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar] 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes No
Edge Yes Yes No
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, 150 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps No
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.1, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64/128 GB storage 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 Non-removable Li-Po battery (23.8 Wh) Non-removable Li-Po Battery (32.4 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity - 8600 mAh 6000 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 15 h (Wi-Fi)
Up to 14 h (Video Playback
Up to 178 h (Audio Playback)