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Apple iPad mini 2

128 GB
A1490, A1491, A1489
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) Apple iPad mini 2
Global Score
7.927.86
Basic Information
SamsungApple
Android 4.4.2, 4.3iOS 8.x, 7.x
2013-09-042013-10-22
9.57 x 6.75 x 0.31 inches7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches
19.29 ounces12.03 ounces
Black and WhiteBlack, Gray and White
--Aluminium
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
$ 610.00 at Amazon$ 549.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
10.1 inches7.9 inches
2560 x 1600 pixels 2048 x 1536 pixels
Super Clear LCDIPS LCD
299 pixels per inch324 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.37.4
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 chipsetApple A7 chipset
Krait 400 (Quad-Core 2300 MHz) processor64-bit Cyclone (Dual-Core 1300 MHz) processor
3 GB (800 MHz) RAM1 GB RAM
Adreno 330 (450 MHz) GPUPowerVR G6430 (600 MHz) GPU
8.468.55
Storage
32 GB internal memory128 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slotNo SD card slot
4.35.7
Camera
8.00 MP + 2.00 MP5.00 MP + 1.20 MP
--f/2.40 aperture
--33.00mm focal length
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
5.286.49
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EV-DO A, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE (4G), HSPA, UMTS, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA
Micro SIMNano SIM
9.58.8
Battery Life
8220mAh Li-Ion Battery6471mAh Li-Polymer Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
43 hours talk time--
5.925.92
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
Infra-red port--
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) is slightly better than the Apple iPad mini 2, getting a 7.92 score against 7.86. Although it's the best device in our current comparisson, Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) is a way heavier and just a little thicker device than the Apple iPad mini 2. Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) counts with Android 4.4.2 OS, while Apple iPad mini 2 has iOS 8.x OS.

The Apple iPad mini 2 counts with a little sharper display than Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014), because although it has a really smaller screen and a bit worse 1536 x 2048 pixels resolution, it also counts with a just a bit more pixels per inch of screen. The iPad mini 2 features a bit superior processor than Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014), because although it has an inferior number of cores and also slower and a lower amount of RAM memory, it also counts with a 64-bit processor and a better 600 MHz GPU.

Apple iPad mini 2 takes way better pictures and videos than Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014), although it has a lower 1920x1080 (Full HD) video quality and a back facing camera with a lot worse resolution. The Apple iPad mini 2 features a lot bigger memory for games and applications than Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014), because although it has no slot for an SD memory card, it also counts with more internal storage capacity.

The iPad mini 2's battery life is very similar to the battery lifetime in Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014), although the iPad mini 2 has a 21% lower battery size.

Although Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) is a better device, it costs a bit more money than the iPad mini 2, and it doesn't have such a good price and quality relation as the iPad mini 2. So if you need that extra specs and features, you can buy Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014), else you can save some dollars and get the iPad mini 2, letting go some specifications.