• Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 vs Apple iPad Mini 4

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 vs Apple iPad Mini 4

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Apple
Announced September 2013 July 2015 September 2015
Status Available - September 2013 Coming Soon - August 2015 Available - September 2015
Price - Rs. 23,855 ($349.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 28,799 ($423.51) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Pink White, black Space Gray, Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
(5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)
237.3 x 169 x 5.6 mm
(9.34 x 6.65 x 0.22 in)
203.2 x 134.8 x 6.1 mm
(8 x 5.31 x 0.24 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz) 389 g (Wi-Fi) / 392 g (LTE) (13.72 oz (Wi-Fi) / 13.83 oz (LTE)) 299 g (Wi-Fi) / 304 (10.55 oz (Wi-Fi) / 10.72 )
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - Cellular version only
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features S Pen stylus - Fingerprint sensor - Fingerprint sensor (TouchID v2)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) iOS 9
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 (LTE model) / Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 , Qualcomm Snapdragon Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Apple A8
GPU Adreno 330 (LTE model) - -
RAM 3 GB 3 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 32/64 GB 16/64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant Glass, Oleophobic Coating
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 9.7 inches 7.9 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (324 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.98% 72.61% 70.58%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash No No
Features Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Yes Auto focus, 1.12μm Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (Photo/Panorama)
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) 1440p@30fps 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2.1 MP [Similar] 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, Face Detection, HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA, LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR v4.1, LE v4.0, A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host microUSB v2.0 v2.0, reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (3G/LTE model only)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB No
USB OTG Supported - -

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po battery
Capacity 3200 mAh 5870 mAh 5124 mAh
Stand by Up to 420 h (3G) - -
Talk Time Up to 21 h (3G) - Up to 10 h (multimedia)