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Apple iPad mini 3

64 GB Wi-Fi Only
A1600, A1599
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch Apple iPad mini 3
Global Score
7.117.71
Basic Information
SamsungApple
Android 4.2.2iOS 8.x
2013-06-032014-10-16
8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 inches7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches
11.08 ounces11.68 ounces
--Gold and Gray
--Aluminium
$ 305.00 at Amazon$ 320.00 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 memory64 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slotNo SD card slot
4.34.4
Camera
5.00 MP + 1.30 MP5.00 MP + 1.20 MP
--f/2.40 aperture
--32.00mm 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, GPRS and CDMA
SIMNano SIM
98.7
Battery Life
4450mAh Battery6350mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
42 hours talk time--
5.125.92
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
--Fingerprint ID Scanner
Accelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

Apple iPad mini 3 has an overall score of 7.71, which is a bit better than Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch's score of 7.11. The Apple iPad mini 3 counts with iOS 8.x OS, and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch counts with Android 4.2.2 OS. Even though Apple iPad mini 3 is newer than the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, it is just a bit thicker and a bit heavier.

The iPad mini 3 features a bit superior CPU than Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, because although it has lesser RAM and a slower graphics co-processor, and they both have 2 cpu cores, the iPad mini 3 also counts with a 64-bits processing unit. The iPad mini 3 features a lot better display than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, because although it has a bit smaller screen, it also counts with a way higher resolution of 1536 x 2048px and a much better display pixels density.

The Apple iPad mini 3 features just a bit more memory for games and applications than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, because although it has no external SD slot, it also counts with 32 GB more internal memory capacity. The iPad mini 3 features superior battery lifetime than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, because it has a 6350mAh battery capacity.

The Apple iPad mini 3 features a much better camera than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, and although they both have the same resolution back camera, the Apple iPad mini 3 also has a lot higher (Full HD) video definition.

The iPad mini 3 costs a bit more than Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, but you can get a better tablet for that few more dollars.