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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
7.868.04
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 ounces25.82 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 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
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 (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, EDGE and GPRS
Nano SIMSIM
8.79.2
Battery Life
6350mAh Battery9500mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
5.925.92
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 Tab Pro 12.2 has a score of 8.04, which is slightly better than iPad mini 3's general score of 7.86. Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 has Android 4.4 OS, and iPad mini 3 comes with iOS 8.x OS. Although it's the best in this review, Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 is an older, a bit thicker and a lot heavier device than the iPad mini 3.

The iPad mini 3 has just a bit better looking screen than Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, because although it has a little lower 1536 x 2048 resolution and a really smaller screen, it also counts with more pixels per inch of screen. IPad mini 3 has a bit more powerful processor than Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, because although it has 2 GB lesser RAM and less and slower cpu cores, and they both have a 600 megahertz graphics processing unit, the iPad mini 3 also counts with a 64-bits CPU.

The iPad mini 3 has a little bit better camera than Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, although it has a back-facing camera with a lot lower resolution and a lower video quality. Apple iPad mini 3 features a little bit more memory capacity for applications, games, photos and videos than Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, because although it has no external SD slot, it also counts with more internal storage.

The Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2's battery life is very similar to the Apple iPad mini 3 one, although the Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 also has 9500mAh of battery capacity against 6350mAh.

Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 is not only the best tablets of the ones we compare here, but it's also a lot cheaper.