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Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4

3G Only
SM-T321

Apple iPad mini 3

128 GB Wi-Fi Only
A1600, A1599
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 Apple iPad mini 3
Global Score
7.847.86
Basic Information
SamsungApple
Android 4.4.2iOS 8.x
2014-01-062014-10-16
8.62 x 5.06 x 0.28 inches7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches
11.82 ounces11.68 ounces
--Gold and Gray
--Aluminium
$ 779.00 at Amazon$ 360.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
8.4 inches7.9 inches
1600 x 2560 pixels 2048 x 1536 pixels
Super Clear LCDIPS LCD
359 pixels per inch324 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.67.4
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 chipsetApple A7 chipset
Krait 400 (Quad-Core 2300 MHz) processor64-bit Cyclone (Dual-Core 1300 MHz) processor
2 GB (800 MHz) RAM1 GB RAM
Adreno 330 (450 MHz) GPUPowerVR G6430 (600 MHz) GPU
8.468.55
Storage
16 GB internal memory128 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC (up to 64 GB) external memory slotNo SD card slot
3.55.7
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
6.166.49
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE (4G), HSPA, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE, GPRS and CDMA
SIMNano SIM
9.48.7
Battery Life
4800mAh Battery6350mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
25 hours talk time--
4.85.92
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 Apple iPad mini 3 has a global score of 7.86, which is a little bit better than the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4's general score of 7.84. The Apple iPad mini 3 design is newer and just a little bit lighter than the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4's, although it's also a bit thicker. Apple iPad mini 3 works with iOS 8.x operating system, while Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 comes with Android 4.4.2 operating system.

The Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 features a little bit better display than Apple iPad mini 3, because it has a slightly better 2560 x 1600 resolution, a quite bigger display and a little bit higher screen density. The iPad mini 3 has a much bigger storage to store more apps and games than Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4, because although it has no SD extension slot, it also counts with more internal memory.

Apple iPad mini 3 has a bit better processor than Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4, because although it has a lower amount of RAM memory and a lower number of cores, it also counts with a 64-bit processing unit and a better 600 megahertz graphics processor. The iPad mini 3 counts with a much longer battery lifetime than Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4, because it has a 6350mAh battery size against 4800mAh.

Apple iPad mini 3 takes just a bit better photos and videos than Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4, although it has a lower 1920x1080 (Full HD) video quality and a back-facing camera with lot less mega-pixels resolution.

The iPad mini 3 not only is the best tablets of the ones in this comparisson, but it's also by far the cheapest.