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Apple iPad mini 3

128 GB Wi-Fi Only
A1600, A1599
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) Apple iPad mini 3
Global Score
7.927.86
Basic Information
SamsungApple
Android 4.4.2, 4.3iOS 8.x
2013-09-042014-10-16
9.57 x 6.75 x 0.31 inches7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches
19.29 ounces11.68 ounces
Black and WhiteGold and Gray
--Aluminium
$ 610.00 at Amazon$ 360.00 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
--32.00mm 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, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE, GPRS and CDMA
Micro SIMNano SIM
9.58.7
Battery Life
8220mAh Li-Ion Battery6350mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
43 hours talk time--
5.925.92
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
Infra-red port--
--Fingerprint ID Scanner
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) has a score of 7.92, which is just a bit better than iPad mini 3's 7.86 score. Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) has Android 4.4.2 OS, and iPad mini 3 works with iOS 8.x OS. Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) is an older, a lot heavier and a bit thicker device than the iPad mini 3.

IPad mini 3 has a little better processing power than Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014), because although it has an inferior number of cores and a smaller amount of RAM memory, it also counts with a faster graphics processor and a 64-bits processing unit. IPad mini 3 counts with a bit sharper display than Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014), because although it has a quite lower 1536 x 2048 resolution and a lot smaller screen, it also counts with a bit greater pixel density.

The iPad mini 3 shoots much better photographs and videos than Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014), although it has a lot worse 5 megapixels resolution back-facing camera and a worse (Full HD) video definition. Apple iPad mini 3 features much more storage capacity to install games and applications than Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014), because although it has no slot for an SD memory card, it also counts with 128 GB internal storage.

The Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) and the Apple iPad mini 3 both count with really similar battery performance, although the Apple iPad mini 3 has just 6350mAh of battery size instead of 8220mAh.

Although Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) is a better device, it costs a lot more than the iPad mini 3, and it doesn't have such a good quality/price relation as the iPad mini 3. So if you need that extra features, you can buy the Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014), else you can save some dollars and buy the iPad mini 3, giving up a couple specs and features.