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Apple iPad mini 3

128 GB Wi-Fi Only
A1600, A1599
Apple iPad mini 3 Sony Xperia Tablet S
Global Score
7.866.22
Basic Information
AppleSony
iOS 8.xAndroid 4.1.1, 4.0.3
2014-10-162012-08-29
7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches9.44 x 6.87 x 0.47 inches
11.68 ounces20.64 ounces
Gold and Gray--
Aluminium--
$ 360.00 at Amazon$ 350.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
7.9 inches9.4 inches
2048 x 1536 pixels 1280 x 800 pixels
IPS LCDTFT
324 pixels per inch161 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.45.7
Performance
Apple A7 chipsetNVIDIA Tegra 3 T30L chipset
64-bit Cyclone (Dual-Core 1300 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A9 (Quad-Core 1300 MHz) processor
1 GB RAM1 GB (1333 MHz) RAM
PowerVR G6430 (600 MHz) GPUULP GeForce (416 MHz) GPU
8.557.83
Storage
128 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
No SD card slotSD, SDHC, SDXC (up to 128 GB) external memory slot
5.74.62
Camera
5.00 MP + 1.20 MP8.00 MP
f/2.40 aperture--
32.00mm focal length--
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution--
6.494.07
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile Hotspot--
LTE (4G), HSPA, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE, GPRS and CDMA--
Nano SIM--
8.73.2
Battery Life
6350mAh Battery--
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
5.921.36
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 3.0
GPSGPS
--Infra-red port
Fingerprint ID Scanner--
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

Apple iPad mini 3 has an overall score of 7.86, which is much better than the Xperia Tablet S's 6.22 global score. The Apple iPad mini 3 comes with iOS 8.x operating system, while Xperia Tablet S counts with Android 4.1.1 operating system. Apple iPad mini 3 is a much newer tablet, and it's also thinner and noticeably lighter than the Xperia Tablet S.

The Apple iPad mini 3 features a way better looking display than Xperia Tablet S, because although it has a little smaller display, it also counts with a much better 1536 x 2048 resolution and a much better amount of pixels per screen inch. IPad mini 3 counts with a much greater memory for applications, games, photos and videos than Xperia Tablet S, because although it has no SD card slot, it also counts with 96 GB more internal storage capacity.

Apple iPad mini 3 counts with a little faster CPU than Sony Xperia Tablet S, because although it has 2 less cpu cores, and they both have the same RAM memory amount, the Apple iPad mini 3 also counts with a much better 600 megahertz GPU and a 64 bits processor. The iPad mini 3 features a much better battery lifetime than Xperia Tablet S.

The iPad mini 3 takes much clearer pictures and videos than Sony Xperia Tablet S, although it has a back facing camera with a much lower 5 MP resolution.

Apple iPad mini 3 costs a little more than Sony Xperia Tablet S, but you can get a much better tablet for that extra dollars.