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Apple iPad mini 2

Wi-Fi Only 16 GB
A1490, A1491, A1489
Apple iPad mini 2 Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2
Global Score
7.498.04
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 ounces25.82 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 chipsetSamsung Exynos 5 Octa chipset
64-bit Cyclone (Dual-Core 1300 MHz) processorKrait 400 (Quad-Core 1900 MHz + Quad-Core 1300 MHz) processor
1 GB RAM3 GB (800 MHz) RAM
PowerVR G6430 (600 MHz) GPUARM Mali-T628 MP6 (600 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 (60 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
6.495.94
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE and GPRSLTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, EDGE and GPRS
Nano SIMSIM
8.69.2
Battery Life
6471mAh Li-Polymer Battery9500mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
5.925.92
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
--Infra-red port
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 has a general score of 8.04, which is just a bit better than the Apple iPad mini 2's general score of 7.49. Despite being the best tablet we compare here, Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 is a just a bit thicker and incredibly heavier tablet than the Apple iPad mini 2. The Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 works with Android 4.4 operating system, while Apple iPad mini 2 comes with iOS 8.x operating system.

IPad mini 2 has just a little better processing power than Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, because although it has a lower amount of RAM memory and 6 lesser and slower processing cores, and they both have a 600 MHz GPU, the iPad mini 2 also counts with a 64-bit CPU. Apple iPad mini 2 counts with a bit more vivid screen than Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, because although it has a much smaller screen and a little worse resolution of 1536 x 2048px, it also counts with a better quantity of pixels per inch of display.

IPad mini 2 shoots just a bit better pictures and videos than Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, although it has a worse 1920x1080 video definition and a lot less megapixels resolution back camera. The Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 features a superior storage for games and applications than iPad mini 2, because it has a slot for external memory cards that allows a maximum of 64 GB and 64 GB internal storage capacity.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2's battery duration is very similar to the battery duration in Apple iPad mini 2, although the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 also has 9500mAh of battery capacity.

Despite of being the best tablet of the ones we are comparing, the Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 is also the cheapest one, making it an easy decision.