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Apple iPad mini 2

Wi-Fi Only 16 GB
A1490, A1491, A1489
Apple iPad mini 2 Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2
Global Score
7.498.02
Basic Information
AppleSamsung
iOS 8.x, 7.xAndroid 4.4
2013-10-222014-01-06
7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches11.64 x 8.03 x 0.31 inches
11.68 ounces26.56 ounces
Black, Gray and White--
Aluminium--
$ 275.00 at Amazon$ 249.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
7.9 inches12.2 inches
2048 x 1536 pixels 2560 x 1600 pixels
IPS LCDSuper Clear LCD
324 pixels per inch247 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.47
Performance
Apple A7 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 chipset
64-bit Cyclone (Dual-Core 1300 MHz) processorKrait 400 (Quad-Core 2300 MHz) processor
1 GB RAM3 GB (800 MHz) RAM
PowerVR G6430 (600 MHz) GPUAdreno 330 (450 MHz) GPU
8.558.46
Storage
16 GB internal memory64 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC (up to 64 GB) external memory slot
2.55.4
Camera
5.00 MP + 1.20 MP8.00 MP + 2.00 MP
f/2.40 aperture--
33.00mm focal length--
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
6.495.83
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE and GPRSLTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
Nano SIMSIM
8.69.3
Battery Life
6471mAh Li-Polymer Battery9500mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
5.925.76
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
--Infra-red port
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

The Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 has a general score of 8.02, which is a bit better than the iPad mini 2's 7.49 score. The Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 counts with Android 4.4 operating system, while iPad mini 2 works with iOS 8.x operating system. Although it's the best in this review, Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 is an a little thicker and heavier tablet than the iPad mini 2.

The Apple iPad mini 2 has just a bit better looking screen than Galaxy NotePRO 12.2, because although it has a much smaller screen and a little bit worse 1536 x 2048 resolution, it also counts with a better display density. The Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 features a very superior storage capacity for applications and games than iPad mini 2, because it has more internal memory capacity and an external memory card slot that allows up to 64 GB.

Apple iPad mini 2 has a bit faster CPU than Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2, because although it has a lower number of slower cores and a smaller amount of RAM, it also counts with a much better graphics processing unit and a 64-bit processing unit. The iPad mini 2 takes much clearer videos and photos than Galaxy NotePRO 12.2, although it has a lower video definition and a lot worse 5 megapixels resolution back-facing camera.

IPad mini 2 features a little longer battery lifetime than Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2, although it has 6471mAh of battery capacity.

Even being the best tablet in this comparisson, Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 is also cheap compared to the other tablet, which makes this tablet an easy choice.