Phone Comparison - Apple iPad mini 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0

Apple iPad mini 3
apple ipad mini 3
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0
samsung galaxy tab a 8.0
Add 3rd Phone

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung
Announced October 2014 March 2015
Status Available - October 2014 Available - May 2015
Price Rs. 32,687 ($480.69) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 13,630 ($199.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Space Gray/Black, Silver/White, Gold Black/Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
(7.87 x 5.3 x 0.3 in)
208.3 x 137.9 x 7.4 mm
(8.2 x 5.43 x 0.29 in)
Weight 331 g / 341 g (11.68 oz / 12.03 oz) 313 g (11.04 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE LTE
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID) -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 8.1 Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 [Similar] Quad-core 1.2 GHz [Similar]
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar] -
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/64/128 GB 16 GB (Wi-Fi)/ 32 GB (LTE)
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 7.9 inches [Similar] 8.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (324 ppi) 768 x 1024 pixels (160 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.76% 69.00%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash No No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama) Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video 1080p@30fps Yes
Front Camera 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar] 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge 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 HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3 16 GB (Wi-Fi)/ 32 GB (LTE), 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery (24.3 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 6470 mAh 4200 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) -