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Apple iPad mini Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch
Global Score
6.917.04
Basic Information
AppleSamsung
iOS 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6Android 4.2.2
0000-00-002013-06-03
7.87 x 5.30 x 0.28 inches8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 inches
11.01 ounces11.25 ounces
Black and White--
Aluminium--
$ 255.00 at Amazon$ 215.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
7.9 inches8 inches
1024 x 768 pixels 1280 x 800 pixels
IPS LCDSuper Clear LCD
162 pixels per inch189 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
6.15.9
Performance
Apple A5 chipsetSamsung Exynos 4 Dual chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1500 MHz) processor
512 MB RAM1,5 GB RAM
PowerVR SGX543 MP2 (Dual-Core 200 MHz) GPUARM Mali-400 MP4 (Quad-Core 266 MHz) GPU
7.298.46
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 MP5.00 MP + 1.30 MP
f/2.40 aperture--
33.00mm focal length--
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1280 x 720 (30 fps) (HD) video resolution
6.494.84
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile Hotspot--
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, EDGE and GPRSLTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
Nano SIMSIM
9.29.1
Battery Life
4440mAh Li-Polymer Battery4450mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
--42 hours talk time
5.365.12
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparisson review

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch has an overall score of 7.04, which is a little bit better than iPad mini's general score of 6.91. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch has Android 4.2.2 OS, while iPad mini works with iOS 8.x OS. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch is a a little bit thicker and just a little bit heavier tablet than iPad mini.

IPad mini features a little bit better looking screen than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, although it has a little smaller display, a little worse 768 x 1024 resolution and a little bit inferior count of pixels per inch of display. The Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch features a bit more memory to store more games and applications than iPad mini, because although it has just 16 GB internal storage, it also counts with a SD card slot that supports a maximum of 64 GB.

The Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch counts with a better hardware performance than Apple iPad mini, and although they both have the same number of cores, the Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch also has a higher amount of RAM and a faster 1064 MHz graphics processor. IPad mini features a greater camera than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, and although they both have a camera with a 5 MP, the iPad mini also has a way better 1920x1080 video quality.

The Apple iPad mini features a bit better battery life than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, although it has a 0 percent smaller battery capacity.

In addition to being the best tablet in this comparisson, Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch is also a bargain compared to others, making it an obvious call.