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Apple iPod Touch 5th Generation Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch
Global Score
6.257.13
Basic Information
AppleSamsung
iOS 7.x, 6.1, 6Android 4.2.2
2012-09-122013-06-03
4.86 x 2.31 x 0.24 inches8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 inches
3.10 ounces11.25 ounces
Black and White--
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
$ 240.00 at Amazon$ 229.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
4 inches8 inches
640 x 1136 pixels 1280 x 800 pixels
IPS LCDSuper Clear LCD
326 pixels per inch189 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.25.9
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 memory32 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slot
3.34.3
Camera
5.00 MP + 1.20 MP5.00 MP + 1.30 MP
f/2.40 aperture--
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1280 x 720 (30 fps) (HD) video resolution
6.824.84
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
--LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
--SIM
3.29.1
Battery Life
1030mAh Li-Ion Battery4450mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
--42 hours talk time
3.365.12
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
--GPS
Accelerometer and GyroscopeAccelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparisson review

Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch is much better than the iPod Touch 5th Generation, getting a 7.13 score against 6.25. Even being the best tablet in this review, the Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch is a thicker and much heavier tablet than the iPod Touch 5th Generation. Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch works with Android 4.2.2 OS, while iPod Touch 5th Generation counts with iOS 7.x OS.

The iPod Touch 5th Generation features a much better looking screen than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, because although it has a little worse resolution of 1136 x 640px and a lot smaller display, it also counts with a lot more pixels per display inch. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch counts with a superior processing unit than iPod Touch 5th Generation, and although they both have the same number of cores, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch also has a higher amount of RAM memory and a much better GPU working at 1064 megahertz.

The Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch features a very superior memory capacity for games and applications than Apple iPod Touch 5th Generation, and although they both have exactly the same 32 GB internal memory, the Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch also has a SD memory slot that holds a maximum of 64 GB. IPod Touch 5th Generation has a way better camera than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, and although they both have the same resolution back-facing camera, the iPod Touch 5th Generation also has a lot higher (Full HD) video resolution.

Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch has a way better battery lifetime than iPod Touch 5th Generation, because it has 4450mAh of battery capacity instead of 1030mAh.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch is not only the best tablets in our current comparisson, but it's also cheap compared to the other tablet.