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Apple iPad mini 3

128 GB Wi-Fi Only
A1600, A1599
Apple iPad mini 3 Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2
Global Score
7.868.02
Basic Information
AppleSamsung
iOS 8.xAndroid 4.4
2014-10-162014-01-06
7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches11.64 x 8.03 x 0.31 inches
11.68 ounces26.56 ounces
Gold and Gray--
Aluminium--
$ 360.00 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
128 GB internal memory64 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC (up to 64 GB) external memory slot
5.75.4
Camera
5.00 MP + 1.20 MP8.00 MP + 2.00 MP
f/2.40 aperture--
32.00mm 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, GPRS and CDMALTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
Nano SIMSIM
8.79.3
Battery Life
6350mAh Battery9500mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
5.925.76
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
--Infra-red port
Fingerprint ID Scanner--
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 is just a bit better than iPad mini 3, with an 8.02 score against 7.86. Even being the best in our current comparisson, the Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 body is older, heavier and just a little thicker than the iPad mini 3. Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 has Android 4.4 operating system, and iPad mini 3 comes with iOS 8.x operating system.

The iPad mini 3 counts with a bit better processor than Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2, because although it has lesser and slower cpu cores and 2 GB less RAM memory, it also counts with a much better GPU working at 600 megahertz and a 64-bit CPU. Apple iPad mini 3 features a slightly better display than Galaxy NotePRO 12.2, because although it has a really smaller display and a little worse 1536 x 2048 pixels resolution, it also counts with a higher pixel number per display inch.

IPad mini 3 features a little bit better storage for apps and games than Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2, because although it has no external memory card slot, it also counts with 128 GB internal memory. IPad mini 3 features a bit better battery performance than Galaxy NotePRO 12.2, although it has just 6350mAh battery size.

The iPad mini 3 has a better camera than Galaxy NotePRO 12.2, although it has a lot less mega pixels back-facing camera and a worse (Full HD) video quality.

Even being the best tablet of the ones we are comparing here, the Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 is also by far the cheapest one, which makes it an easy decision.