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Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) Apple iPad mini 2
Global Score
8.047.86
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
$ 549.00 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
64 GB internal memory128 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slotNo SD card slot
5.45.7
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

The Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) is a bit better than the Apple iPad mini 2, having a general score of 8.04 against 7.86. The Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) works with Android 4.4.2 OS, and Apple iPad mini 2 counts with iOS 8.x OS. The Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) is an extremely heavier and just a bit thicker tablet than the Apple iPad mini 2.

The Apple iPad mini 2 features just a little better performance than GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition), because although it has a lower number of cores and they are also slower and 2 GB lesser RAM memory, it also counts with a better 600 MHz graphics processor and a 64 bits CPU. IPad mini 2 counts with a bit better looking screen than GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition), because although it has a much smaller screen and a little bit worse 1536 x 2048 pixels resolution, it also counts with a just a little more pixels per inch of display.

The iPad mini 2 has a way better camera than Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition), although it has a lower 1920x1080 (Full HD) video resolution and a lot lower 5 megapixels resolution camera. The Apple iPad mini 2 features just a bit more storage capacity for games and applications than GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition), because although it has no slot for an SD memory card, it also counts with 128 GB internal storage.

Apple iPad mini 2 counts with a battery life that is just as good as the GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) one, although the Apple iPad mini 2 has a 21 percent smaller battery capacity.

GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) and the iPad mini 2 cost exactly the same, , which makes this tablet a simple decision.