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Apple iPad mini

Wi-Fi Only 64 GB
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch Apple iPad mini
Global Score
7.117.03
Basic Information
SamsungApple
Android 4.2.2iOS 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6
2013-06-030000-00-00
8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 inches7.87 x 5.30 x 0.28 inches
11.08 ounces11.01 ounces
--Black and White
--Aluminium
$ 305.00 at Amazon$ 320.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
8 inches7.9 inches
1280 x 800 pixels 1024 x 768 pixels
Super Clear LCDIPS LCD
189 pixels per inch162 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
5.96.1
Performance
Samsung Exynos 4 Dual chipsetApple A5 chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1500 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processor
1,5 GB RAM512 MB RAM
ARM Mali-400 MP4 (Quad-Core 266 MHz) GPUPowerVR SGX543 MP2 (Dual-Core 200 MHz) GPU
8.467.29
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
--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+ (4G), HSDPA, EDGE and GPRS
SIMNano SIM
99.2
Battery Life
4450mAh Battery4440mAh Li-Polymer Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
42 hours talk time--
5.125.36
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
Accelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch has a general score of 7.11, which is just a bit better than Apple iPad mini's 7.03 overall score. Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch counts with Android 4.2.2 OS, while Apple iPad mini comes with iOS 8.x OS. Although it's the best device we are comparing here, Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch is a just a little bit thicker and a little bit heavier device than the Apple iPad mini.

Apple iPad mini has a little more vivid display than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, although it has a bit lower 768 x 1024 resolution, a quite smaller screen and a little bit inferior quantity of pixels per display inch. The Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch features a superior processing unit than iPad mini, and although they both have 2 cores, the Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch also has a much better graphics co-processor running at 1064 megahertz and more RAM.

The Apple iPad mini counts with a greater camera than Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, and although they both have a 5 MP resolution back facing camera, the Apple iPad mini also has a lot better (Full HD) video definition. The Apple iPad mini counts with a little bit more memory for apps and games than Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, because although it has no SD memory slot, it also counts with 64 GB internal storage capacity.

The iPad mini counts with a bit superior battery duration than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, although it has 4440mAh of battery capacity against 4450mAh.

Even being the best tablet in this comparisson, the Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch is also cheap compared to the iPad mini, which makes it a very good choice.