• Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab E 9.6

Phone Comparison - Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab E 9.6

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung Samsung
Announced October 2012 March 2015 June 2015
Status Available - November 2012 Available - May 2015 Available - June 2015
Price - Rs. 12,270 ($179.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 15,500 ($147.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black/Slate, White/Silver Black/Silver White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 200 x 134.7 x 7.2 mm (7.87 x 5.30 x 0.28 in)
(7.87 x 5.3 x 0.28 in (0.31 x 0.21 x 0.01 in))
242.5 x 166.8 x 7.5 mm
(9.55 x 6.57 x 0.3 in)
241.9 x 149.5 x 8.5 mm
(9.52 x 5.89 x 0.33 in)
Weight 312 g (11.01 oz) 450 g (Wi-Fi) / 453 g (LTE) (15.87 oz (Wi-Fi) / 15.98 oz (LTE)) 490 g (17.28 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - A1454/ A1455
CDMA 800 / 1900 / 2100 - A1455
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - A1454/ A1455 HSDPA HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 - A1454 LTE -
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, Apple A5 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Quad-core 1.3 GHz
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 - -
RAM 512 MB 2 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB (Wi-Fi)/ 32 GB (LTE) 8 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 7.9 inches 9.7 inches 9.6 inches
Resolution 768 x 1024 pixels (162 ppi) 768 x 1024 pixels (132 ppi) 800 x 1280 pixels (157 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.76% 71.99% 74.11%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels
Flash No No No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes 720p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 2 MP [Similar] 2 MP [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; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA, LTE Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.0 v4.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16 GB (Wi-Fi)/ 32 GB (LTE), 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

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 Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 16.3 Wh 6000 mAh 5000 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h - -