• Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display vs Asus Memo Pad 8 ME581CL vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 LTE

Phone Comparison - Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display vs Asus Memo Pad 8 ME581CL vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 LTE

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Asus Samsung
Announced October 2013 June 2014 June 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Coming Soon - Q3 2014 Available - July 2014
Colors Space Gray, Silver White, Pink, Blue White, Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Dazzling White, Titanium Bronze
Dimension 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
(7.87 x 5.3 x 0.3 in)
213 x 123 x 7.5 mm
(8.39 x 4.84 x 0.3 in)
212.8 x 125.6 x 6.6 mm
(8.38 x 4.94 x 0.26 in)
Weight 331 g / 341 g (11.68 oz / 12.03 oz) 299 g (10.55 oz) 298 g (10.51 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE- all models LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600 LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600
LTE 850 / 2100
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 7.0.2 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 Quad-core 2.3 GHz, Intel Atom Z3580 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) PowerVR G6430 Adreno 330
RAM N/A 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/32 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 7.9 inches 8.0 inches 8.4 inches
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (324 ppi) 1200 x 1920 pixels (283 ppi) 1600 x 2560 pixels (359 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.76% 70.84% 76.71%
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 х 1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash No No LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP [Similar] Yes, 2.1 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; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, HSUPA; LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 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 present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po battery (23.8 Wh) Non-removable Li-Po battery (15.2 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity - - 4900 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 9 h (multimedia) -