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Apple iPad mini 3

128 GB Wi-Fi Only
A1600, A1599
Apple iPad mini 3 Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2
Global Score
7.867.93
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 ounces26.10 ounces
Gold and Gray--
Aluminium--
$ 360.00 at Amazon$ 350.00 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 memory32 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC (up to 64 GB) external memory slot
5.74.3
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 (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, 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

The Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 has a general score of 7.93, which is just a bit better than the iPad mini 3's 7.86 score. The Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 works with Android 4.4 operating system, while iPad mini 3 works with iOS 8.x operating system. The Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 construction is older, much heavier and a little thicker than iPad mini 3.

Apple iPad mini 3 counts with a little more vivid display than Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, because although it has a bit lower 1536 x 2048 resolution and a way smaller display, it also counts with a greater screen pixels density. The iPad mini 3 has a lot bigger memory to install applications and games or saving photos and videos than Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, because although it has no slot for external memory cards, it also counts with 128 GB internal storage.

Apple iPad mini 3 has a little bit better performance than Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, because although it has lesser RAM memory and an inferior number of cores and they are also slower, it also counts with a 64 bits processing unit and a better GPU running at 600 MHz. The iPad mini 3 has just a bit better battery life than Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, although it has a 33 percent smaller battery size.

The iPad mini 3 features a bit better camera than Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, although it has a back camera with much less mega-pixels resolution and a worse (Full HD) video resolution.

In addition to being the best tablet in this comparisson, Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 is also cheap compared to the Apple iPad mini 3.