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Apple iPad mini Remove phone

Posted: 23 Oct 2012
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - AT&T, Sprint, U.S. Cellular

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Remove phone

Posted: 04 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon

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Device typeTabletSmart phone 
OSiOS (8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6)Android (5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3) 
Dimensions7.87 x 5.30 x 0.28 inches (200 x 134.7 x 7.2 mm)5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches (151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm) 
Weight11.01 oz (312 g)
the average is 13.4 oz (384 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 5.1 oz (146 g)
MaterialsMain body: aluminum  
Physical size7.9 inches5.7 inches 
Resolution1024 x 768 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

162 ppi386 ppi 

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Screen-to-body ratio71.82 %74.78 % 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
FeaturesLight sensor, Oleophobic coatingLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3) 
Camera5 megapixels13 megapixels 
Flash LED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

Focal length (35mm equivalent)33 mm31 mm 
Camera sensor size 1/3.06" 
Pixel size 1.12 μm 
FeaturesFace detection, Digital zoom, Digital image stabilization, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Geo taggingBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), CMOS image sensor, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Autofocus, Touch to focus, Self-timer 
SettingsExposure compensationExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets 
Shooting ModesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR)Burst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (120 fps) 
FeaturesTime-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video callingDigital image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling 
Front-facing camera1.2 megapixels2 megapixels 
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Apple A5Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX543MP2Adreno 330 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

512 MB RAM3072 MB RAM 
Built-in storage64 GB64 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC up to 64 GB 
Talk time 25.00 hours
the average is 13 h (796 min)
Stand-by time 22.0 days (528 hours)
the average is 17 days (419 h)
Talk time (3G) 21.00 hours
the average is 15 h (908 min)
Stand-by time (3G) 17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 24 days (577 h)
Stand-by time (4G) 15.8 days (380 hours)
the average is 22 days (528 h)
Music playback 84.00 hours 
Video playback 13.00 hours 
Capacity4440 mAh3200 mAh 
Not user replaceableYes  
Wireless charging Optional 
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Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer 
SpeakersStereo speakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Flickr, TwitterYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE700 (band 17), 1700/2100 (band 4) MHz700 (band 17), 800 (band 18), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2) MHz 
DataLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSLTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIM Yes 
VoLTE Yes 

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioningGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBYesUSB 3.0 
FeaturesUSB chargingMass storage device, USB Host, USB charging 
HDMI via microUSB 
OtherTV-Out, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDropNFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+, Infrared 
Other features
NotificationsFlight mode, Silent modeHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer 
Hearing aid compatibility T3 
OtherVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Officially announced23 Oct 201204 Sep 2013 
Shopping information
AccessoriesLightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter  
MSRP price$ 659  

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