Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e vs Apple iPad mini (2019)

Display

Display size

10.5 inches
7.9 inches

Resolution

1600 x 2560 pixels
1536 x 2048 pixels

Aspect Ratio

16:10
4:3

Pixel density

288 ppi
324 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

81.50 %
70.65 %

Colors

 
16 777 216

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A75 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 615
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM

4 GB LPDDR4
3 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128 GB
256 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
 

Device type

Tablet
Tablet

OS

Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
iPadOS

Battery

Capacity

7040 mAh
5058 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
 

Internet use

 
LTE: 9 hours; Wi-Fi: 10 hours

Music playback

161.00 hours
 

Video playback

14.50 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Phase detection autofocus
Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 32 mm; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Night mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Digital image stabilization, Panorama, Burst mode, Effects, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps)

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

Autofocus
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

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

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

9.65 x 6.30 x 0.22 inches (245 x 160 x 5.5 mm)
8 x 5.3 x 0.24 inches (203.2 x 134.6 x 6.1 mm)

Weight

14.11 oz (400 g)
the average is 21.2 oz (606 g)
10.87 oz (308 g)
the average is 21.2 oz (606 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver
Gold, Gray, Silver

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

 
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

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

2G Data

 
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

 
Nano SIM, eSIM

Global Roaming

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

Dolby Atmos
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
 

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0, EDR

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, Charging, Headphones port
Mass storage device, Video out, Charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

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

Internet browsing

Browser

 
Safari

Phone features

Notifications

 
Vibration

Organizer

 
Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Notes

Other features

 
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter

MSRP price

$ 480
$ 679

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 15, 2019
Mar 18, 2019
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