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Apple iPad mini

Wi-Fi Only 32GB

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0

Sprint LTE 8 GB
SM-T217S
Apple iPad mini Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0
Global Score
6.916.95
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--
$ 255.00 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, EDGE and GPRSLTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA
Nano SIMSIM
9.29.5
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 Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 has a general score of 6.95, which is a little bit better than Apple iPad mini's global score of 6.91. Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0's construction is extremely thicker but just a bit lighter than Apple iPad mini. Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 works with Android 4.4.2 operating system, while Apple iPad mini works with iOS 8.x operating system.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 counts with a little bit better hardware performance than iPad mini, and although they both have the same number of cores, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 also has a greater amount of RAM memory and a faster GPU. The Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 has a little more vivid screen than Apple iPad mini, because although it has a little bit lower resolution of 600 x 1024 pixels and a quite smaller screen, it also counts with a just a bit greater count of pixels in each inch of screen.

The Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 features a little bit more memory capacity for games and applications than iPad mini, because although it has only 16 GB internal memory, it also counts with a SD card slot that holds a maximum of 64 GB. The Apple iPad mini counts with just a bit longer battery lifetime than Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, because it has 4440mAh of battery capacity.

The iPad mini features a greater camera than Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, because it has a back camera with a lot better resolution.

Despite of being the best tablet of the ones we compare here, Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 is also the cheapest, which makes buying this tablet a simple decision.