• Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) vs Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) vs Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple Samsung
Announced February 2012 October 2012 June 2013
Status Available - April 2012 Available - November 2012 Available - July 2013
Colors Black, White Black/Slate, White/Silver White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 193.7 x 122.4 x 10.5 mm
(7.63 x 4.82 x 0.41 in)
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))
209.8 x 123.8 x 7.4 mm
(8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 in)
Weight 344 g (12.13 oz) 312 g (11.01 oz) 314 g (11.08 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - A1454/ A1455
CDMA 800 / 1900 / 2100 - A1455
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - A1454/ A1455 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 - A1454 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) iOS 6 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, TI OMAP 4430 Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, Apple A5 Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Exynos 4212
GPU PowerVR SGX540 PowerVR SGX543MP2 Mali-400MP
RAM 1 GB 512 MB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 8/16/32 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 8/16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type PLS LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 7.0 inches 7.9 inches 8.0 inches
Resolution 600 x 1024 pixels (170 ppi) 768 x 1024 pixels (162 ppi) 800 x 1280 pixels (189 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 57.85% 71.76% 71.21%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels
Flash No No LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP, HS Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0, USB Host support Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16/32 GB storage, 1GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 8/16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG Supported - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor not present proximity sensor 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-Ion Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 4000 mAh 16.3 Wh 4450 mAh
Stand by Up to 1190 h (2G)
Up to 1080 h (3G)
- -
Talk Time Up to 40 h (2G)
Up to 20 h (3G)
Up to 10 h Up to 11 h