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Apple iPad mini 3

128 GB Wi-Fi Only
A1600, A1599
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 Apple iPad mini 3
Global Score
7.937.86
Basic Information
SamsungApple
Android 4.4iOS 8.x
2014-01-062014-10-16
11.64 x 8.03 x 0.31 inches7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches
26.10 ounces11.68 ounces
--Gold and Gray
--Aluminium
$ 350.00 at Amazon$ 360.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
12.2 inches7.9 inches
2560 x 1600 pixels 2048 x 1536 pixels
Super Clear LCDIPS LCD
247 pixels per inch324 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
77.4
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 (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 (60 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
5.946.49
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE (4G), HSPA, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE, GPRS and CDMA
SIMNano SIM
9.38.7
Battery Life
9500mAh Battery6350mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
5.765.92
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

The Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 is just a bit better than Apple iPad mini 3, getting a 7.93 score against 7.86. Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 has Android 4.4 operating system, and Apple iPad mini 3 has iOS 8.x operating system. Although it's the best tablet in our current comparisson, Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2's body is older, just a bit thicker and a lot heavier than Apple iPad mini 3.

IPad mini 3 has a bit better looking screen than Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, because although it has a bit worse 1536 x 2048 resolution and a really smaller display, it also counts with a greater screen density. The iPad mini 3 counts with a much greater storage for apps and games than Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, because although it has no SD card slot, it also counts with more internal storage capacity.

Apple iPad mini 3 counts with a little better hardware performance than Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, because although it has an inferior number of slower cores and a smaller amount of RAM, it also counts with a 64-bit processor and a faster 600 megahertz GPU. The iPad mini 3 has just a little better battery lifetime than Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, although it has a 33 percent lower battery size.

The iPad mini 3 shoots a little bit better photographs and videos than Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, although it has a worse 1920x1080 (Full HD) video definition and a camera in the back with a lot worse 5 mega-pixels resolution.

In addition to being the best tablet between the ones we are comparing here, Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 is also cheaper than the iPad mini 3, which makes it easy to pick between these devices.