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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0

Sprint LTE 8 GB
SM-T217S
Apple iPad mini Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0
Global Score
6.936.95
Basic Information
AppleSamsung
iOS 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6Android 4.4.2
0000-00-002013-04-29
7.87 x 5.30 x 0.28 inches7.40 x 4.37 x 0.39 inches
11.01 ounces10.90 ounces
Black and White--
Aluminium--
$ 269.00 at Amazon$ 220.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
7.9 inches7 inches
1024 x 768 pixels 1024 x 600 pixels
IPS LCDTFT
162 pixels per inch170 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
6.16.2
Performance
Apple A5 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930AB chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processorKrait 300 (Dual-Core 1700 MHz) processor
512 MB RAM1,5 GB (533 MHz) RAM
PowerVR SGX543 MP2 (Dual-Core 200 MHz) GPUAdreno 305 (450 MHz) GPU
7.297.83
Storage
32 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slot
3.33.5
Camera
5.00 MP + 1.20 MP3.00 MP + 1.30 MP
f/2.40 aperture--
33.00mm focal length--
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution--
6.493.85
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMALTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA
Nano SIMSIM
9.49.5
Battery Life
4440mAh Li-Polymer Battery4000mAh Li-Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
--750 hours standby time
5.365.12
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 3.0
GPSGPS
--Infra-red port
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparisson review

The Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 has a general score of 6.95, which is just a bit better than the iPad mini's overall score of 6.93. Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 works with Android 4.4.2 operating system, and iPad mini has iOS 8.x operating system. Galaxy Tab 3 7.0's design is a little bit lighter but incredibly thicker than iPad mini.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 counts with a slightly better screen than iPad mini, because although it has a little smaller display and a little worse 600 x 1024 resolution, it also counts with a just a bit more pixels per display inch. Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 has a bit superior processor than iPad mini, and although they both have the same number of cores, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 also has 1 GB more RAM and a better 450 MHz graphics co-processor.

The Apple iPad mini counts with a much better camera than Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, because it has a lot more MP camera in the back. Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 features just a bit more storage capacity to install applications and games or saving photos and videos than iPad mini, because although it has only 16 GB internal memory, it also counts with an external SD slot that holds a maximum of 64 GB.

The iPad mini has a little longer battery performance than Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, because it has 4440mAh of battery capacity instead of 4000mAh.

Despite of being the best tablet between the ones we are comparing, Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 is also very cheap compared to the other ones, making it a great choice.