Apple iPad mini 4 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019)

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

70.65 %
70.98 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A8 APL1011
Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429

Processor

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Typhoon, 64-bit, 20 nm
Quad-core, 1950 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

PowerVR Series 6XT GX6450
Adreno 504

RAM

2GB
2GB

Internal storage

128GB
32GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

5124 mAh
5100 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
 

Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

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

Front

1.2 megapixels
2 megapixels

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

10.72 oz (304 g)
the average is 20.7 oz (591 g)
12.17 oz (345 g)
the average is 20.7 oz (591 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

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+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d)
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
 

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

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, 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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
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
 

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 529
 
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