Apple iPad mini 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019)

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Display

Size

7.9 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

1536 x 2048 pixels,
324 PPI
1280 x 800 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
189 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
TFT

Screen-to-body

71.82 %
70.98 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip

Apple A7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429

Processor

Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit
Quad-core, 1950 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

PowerVR G6430
Adreno 504

RAM

1GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

128GB
32GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

6350 mAh
5100 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 32 mm
 

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.2 MP
2 MP

Design

Dimensions

7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches (200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm)
8.27 x 4.90 x 0.31 inches (210 x 124.4 x 8 mm)

Weight

12.03 oz (341.0 g)
the average is 18 oz (515 g)
12.17 oz (345.0 g)
the average is 18 oz (515 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
 

Colors

Gold, Gray
Black, Silver

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

TV-out
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 16, 2014
 

FCC ID value: BCGA1600 link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.29 W/kg
 

Buyers information

In The Box

Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
 

Price

$ 729
 
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