• Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display vs Apple iPad Air vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

Phone Comparison - Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display vs Apple iPad Air vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple Samsung
Announced October 2013 October 2013 January 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Available - November 2013 Available - July 2014
Colors Space Gray, Silver Space Gray, Silver Dazzling White, Titanium Bronze
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
(7.87 x 5.3 x 0.3 in)
240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.3 in)
247.3 x 177.3 x 6.6 mm
(9.74 x 6.98 x 0.26 in)
Weight 331 g / 341 g (11.68 oz / 12.03 oz) 469 g / 478 g (16.54 oz / 16.86 oz) 465 g (16.4 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
No
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 No
4G Network LTE- all models LTE- all models -
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 7.0.2 iOS 7.0.2 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5420
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) Mali-T628 MP6
RAM N/A N/A 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/32 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 7.9 inches 9.7 inches 10.5 inches
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (324 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 1600 x 2560 pixels (288 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.76% 71.58% 72.66%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash No No LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes No
Edge Yes Yes No
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps No
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Po battery (23.8 Wh) Non-removable Li-Po battery (32.4 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity - - 7900 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 10 h (multimedia) -