Apple iPad mini (2019) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019)

Display

Display size

7.9 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

1536 x 2048 pixels
800 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

324 ppi
189 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
TFT

Screen-to-body ratio

70.65 %
70.98 %

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 32 mm; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
 

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

7 megapixels
2 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

8 x 5.3 x 0.24 inches (203.2 x 134.6 x 6.1 mm)
8.27 x 4.90 x 0.31 inches (210 x 124.4 x 8 mm)

Weight

10.87 oz (308 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)
12.17 oz (345 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
Black, Silver

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

 
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81
Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429

Processor

Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Quad-core, 1950 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Apple 4-core GPU
Adreno 504

RAM

3 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

256 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

iOS (12.x)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0, EDR
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

Yes
USB 2.0

Connector

Lightning
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
Mass storage device

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
 

Other

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
 

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
 

Battery

Capacity

5058 mAh
5100 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Internet use

LTE: 9 hours; Wi-Fi: 10 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

Vibration
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter
 

MSRP price

$ 679
 
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