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Apple iPad mini 2

Wi-Fi Only 16 GB
A1490, A1491, A1489
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch Apple iPad mini 2
Global Score
7.117.49
Basic Information
SamsungApple
Android 4.2.2iOS 8.x, 7.x
2013-06-032013-10-22
8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 inches7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches
11.08 ounces11.68 ounces
--Black, Gray and White
--Aluminium
$ 305.00 at Amazon$ 275.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
8 inches7.9 inches
1280 x 800 pixels 2048 x 1536 pixels
Super Clear LCDIPS LCD
189 pixels per inch324 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
5.97.4
Performance
Samsung Exynos 4 Dual chipsetApple A7 chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1500 MHz) processor64-bit Cyclone (Dual-Core 1300 MHz) processor
1,5 GB RAM1 GB RAM
ARM Mali-400 MP4 (Quad-Core 266 MHz) GPUPowerVR G6430 (600 MHz) GPU
8.468.55
Storage
32 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slotNo SD card slot
4.32.5
Camera
5.00 MP + 1.30 MP5.00 MP + 1.20 MP
--f/2.40 aperture
--33.00mm focal length
1280 x 720 (30 fps) (HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
4.846.49
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
--Mobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE and GPRSLTE (4G), HSPA, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE and GPRS
SIMNano SIM
98.6
Battery Life
4450mAh Battery6471mAh Li-Polymer Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
42 hours talk time--
5.125.92
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
Accelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

The Apple iPad mini 2 is slightly better than Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, with a 7.49 score against 7.11. Apple iPad mini 2 comes with iOS 8.x OS, and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch counts with Android 4.2.2 OS. The Apple iPad mini 2 body is just a bit thicker and just a little heavier than Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch.

The Apple iPad mini 2 counts with a much better looking display than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, because although it has a bit smaller display, it also counts with a much better 1536 x 2048 resolution and way more pixels per screen inch. The Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch features a superior memory capacity to install applications and games than Apple iPad mini 2, because it has more internal storage and a slot for SD memory cards that supports a maximum of 64 GB.

IPad mini 2 features a little faster CPU than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, because although it has a weaker 600 megahertz graphics processing unit and lesser RAM memory, and they both have a Dual-Core processor, the iPad mini 2 also counts with a 64-bit processor. Apple iPad mini 2 captures much clearer photos and videos than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, and although they both have the same resolution camera, the Apple iPad mini 2 also has a lot higher 1920x1080 (Full HD) video resolution.

IPad mini 2 has improved battery duration than Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, because it has a 6471mAh battery capacity instead of 4450mAh.

Even being the best tablet in our current comparisson, the iPad mini 2 is also cheaper, which makes it a very good choice.