• Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 vs Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display vs Huawei MediaPad X1

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 vs Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display vs Huawei MediaPad X1

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple Huawei
Announced June 2013 October 2013 February 2014
Status Available - July 2013 Available - November 2013 Coming Soon - March 2014
Colors White Space Gray, Silver Silver/White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 209.8 x 123.8 x 7.4 mm
(8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 in)
200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
(7.87 x 5.3 x 0.3 in)
7.18 mm thickness
(0.28 in thickness)
Weight 314 g (11.08 oz) 331 g / 341 g (11.68 oz / 12.03 oz) 239 g (8.43 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 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 HSDPA
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE- all models LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) iOS 7.0.2 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Exynos 4212 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9, Huawei V9R1
GPU Mali-400MP PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) Mali-450
RAM 1.5 GB N/A 2 GB
Internal Memory 8/16 GB 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 8.0 inches 7.9 inches 7.0 inches
Resolution 800 x 1280 pixels (189 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (324 ppi) 1200 x 1920 pixels (323 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.21% 71.76% -
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, 2592х1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels
Flash LED flash No LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Yes
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5 HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po battery (23.8 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 4450 mAh - 5000 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time Up to 11 h Up to 10 h (multimedia) -