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Apple iPad mini 3

128 GB Wi-Fi Only
A1600, A1599

Nokia Lumia 2520

Verizon
RX-114
Apple iPad mini 3 Nokia Lumia 2520
Global Score
7.867.94
Basic Information
AppleNokia
iOS 8.xWindows RT 8.1
2014-10-162013-10-22
7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches10.51 x 6.61 x 0.35 inches
11.68 ounces21.69 ounces
Gold and GrayBlack, Blue, Red and White
Aluminium--
$ 360.00 at Amazon$ 159.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
7.9 inches10.1 inches
2048 x 1536 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD)
IPS LCDIPS LCD
324 pixels per inch218 pixels per inch
--665 cd/m2 brightness
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.47.4
Performance
Apple A7 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 chipset
64-bit Cyclone (Dual-Core 1300 MHz) processorKrait 400 (Quad-Core 2200 MHz) processor
1 GB RAM2 GB (800 MHz) RAM
PowerVR G6430 (600 MHz) GPUAdreno 330 (450 MHz) GPU
8.558.37
Storage
128 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC (up to 32 GB) external memory slot
5.74.06
Camera
5.00 MP + 1.20 MP6.70 MP + 2.00 MP
f/2.40 aperturef/1.90 aperture
32.00mm focal length26.00mm focal length
--0.29 inches (1/3.4") sensor
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
6.496.49
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE, GPRS and CDMALTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
Nano SIMMicro SIM
8.79.4
Battery Life
6350mAh Battery8000mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
--600 hours standby time
5.925.92
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
--NFC
Fingerprint ID Scanner--
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass and Gyroscope

Comparisson review

Nokia Lumia 2520 has a global score of 7.94, which is just a bit better than the iPad mini 3's overall score of 7.86. The Nokia Lumia 2520 design is older, much heavier and thicker than the iPad mini 3. Nokia Lumia 2520 counts with Windows RT 8.1 operating system, while iPad mini 3 counts with iOS 8.x operating system.

The iPad mini 3 features a bit better processor than Lumia 2520, because although it has a lower amount of RAM and a lower number of cores, it also counts with a better GPU and a 64-bit processor. IPad mini 3 and Nokia Lumia 2520 have quite similar displays, because although the Nokia Lumia 2520 has a bit worse 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution and a way worse number of pixels per inch of display, it also counts with a larger display.

Lumia 2520 has a camera that's very similar to iPad mini 3's camera, and although the Lumia 2520 has a much larger aperture to capture better low light photography and videos and a way higher 6.7 mega-pixels resolution back-facing camera, they both have the same video frame rate and the same 1920x1080 video definition.

Apple iPad mini 3 features a very superior storage capacity for applications and games than Nokia Lumia 2520, because although it has no slot for an external memory card, it also counts with 96 GB more internal storage. Lumia 2520's battery performance is very similar to the battery performance in iPad mini 3, although the Lumia 2520 also has a 26% greater battery size.

The Lumia 2520 is not only the best devices of the ones in this comparisson, but it's also a lot cheaper, making buying this tablet an easy decision.