• Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016)

Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display
apple ipad mini 2 retina display
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016)
samsung galaxy tab a 10.1 (2016)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung
Announced October 2013 May 2016
Status Available - November 2013 Available - May 2016
Price - Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Space Gray, Silver Pearl White, Metallic Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
(7.87 x 5.3 x 0.3 in)
254.2 x 155.3 x 8.2 mm
(10.01 x 6.11 x 0.32 in)
Weight 331 g / 341 g (11.68 oz / 12.03 oz) 525 g (18.52 oz)
2G Network 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
4G Network LTE- all models LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800), 19(800), 38(2600), 40(2300)
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 7.0.2 Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 [Similar] Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Exynos 7870 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar] Mali-T830 MP2 [Similar]
RAM N/A 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen PLS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 7.9 inches [Similar] 10.1 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (324 ppi) 1200 x 1920 pixels (224 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.76% 75.04%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels [Similar] 8 MP [Similar]
Flash No LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, f/1.9, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 2 MP, f/2.2, 1080p video [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge 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 HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.2, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po battery (23.8 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity - 7300 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) -