• Apple iPad mini 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) with S-Pen

Phone Comparison - Apple iPad mini 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) with S-Pen

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung Samsung
Announced October 2014 July 2015 September 2016
Status Available - October 2014 Coming Soon - August 2015 Available - September 2016
Price Rs. 32,687 ($480.69) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 23,855 ($349.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 26,000 ($390.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Space Gray/Black, Silver/White, Gold White, black Pearl White, Metallic Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
(7.87 x 5.3 x 0.3 in)
237.3 x 169 x 5.6 mm
(9.34 x 6.65 x 0.22 in)
254.2 x 155.3 x 8.2 mm
(10.01 x 6.11 x 0.32 in)
Weight 331 g / 341 g (11.68 oz / 12.03 oz) 389 g (Wi-Fi) / 392 g (LTE) (13.72 oz (Wi-Fi) / 13.83 oz (LTE)) 525 g (18.52 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 LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800), 19(800), 38(2600), 40(2300)
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID) - Fingerprint sensor -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 8.1 Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 , Qualcomm Snapdragon Octa-core (4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53), Exynos 7870
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) - Mali-T830 MP2
RAM 1 GB 3 GB 2/3 GB
Internal Memory 16/64/128 GB 32/64 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen PLS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 7.9 inches 9.7 inches 10.1 inches
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (324 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 1200 x 1920 pixels (224 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.76% 72.61% 75.04%
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, 2592 х 1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP
Flash No No LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama) Auto focus, Yes Autofocus, f/1.9, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1440p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar] 2.1 MP [Similar] 2 MP, f/2.2, 1080p video [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 HSPA, LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.1, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE
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 Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML5 (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported fingerprint not 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 (24.3 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 6470 mAh 5870 mAh 7300 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) - -