Apple iPad mini vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 Comparison

Compare Specification and Price of Apple iPad mini and Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7

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Apple iPad mini
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Price $364.92 $395.83
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Overview
Class Tablet Tablet
Status Available Available
SIM Type Nano-SIM card tray --
Network 2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G - LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 13, 14, 17, 25)
2G Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Operating System iOS 6 Android v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core A5 chip 1.2 GHz Quad-core
Browser -- HTML5
Form Factor -- Candy bar
In The Box iPad mini, Lightning to USB Cable & USB Power Adapter --
Physical Dimensions
Dimension (HxWxD) 200 x 134.7 x 7.2 mm 242.5 x 166.8 x 7.5 mm
Weight 308 g 450 g
Display
Size 7.9 inches 9.7 inches (~132 pp)
Technology (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology TFT capacitive touchscreen
Resolution 1024x768 768 x 1024 pixels
Other Features 163 pixels per inch (ppi), Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating --
Memory and Storage
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB 16 GB
External Memory No Yes, Up to 128 GB via microSD
RAM 1 GB 1.5 GB
Battery
Type Non-removable Li-Po battery (16.3 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion 6000 mAh battery
Video Playback Up to 10 hours --
Audio Playback Up to 10 hours --
Internet Use Up to 10 hours(Wi Fi), Up to 9 hours(Data) --
Camera
Primary Camera(Rear) 5 MP iSight Camera 5 MP
Secondary Camera(Front) 1.2 MP FaceTime HD Camera 2 MP
Digital/Optical Zoom -- Digital Zoom
Features FaceTime video calling over Wi-Fi or cellular4, Face detection, Backside illumination, Five-element lens, Hybrid IR filter, Æ’/2.4 aperture, Photo and video geotagging, Tap to control exposure for video or still images, Tap to focus video or still images --
Data & Connectivity
GPRS Yes Yes
EDGE Yes Yes
3G Yes, 3G & HSDPA Yes
4G LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 13, 14, 17, 25) Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology v4.1, A2DP
USB Yes microUSB v2.0
Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi (802.11n 2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS Assisted GPS and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Multimedia
Music Player Yes, AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, A Yes, Supports MP3, WAV, eAAC+, Flac player
MP3 Ringtone Yes Yes
LoudSpeaker Yes Yes
Video Player Yes, H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 1 Yes, Supports MP4, H.264 player
Video recording 1080p HD --
Video Messaging Yes --
Messaging
SMS Yes Yes
MMS Yes Yes
Email Yes Yes
Push mail Yes Yes
Instant Messaging Yes Yes
Features
Java -- No
Sensors Three-axis gyro, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor Accelerometer, compass
Unique Features 7.9-inch display, Lightning connector, over 275000 apps, iPhoto, iMovie, iCloud, A5 Chip, 1.2 MP FaceTime HD camera, 5 MP iSight camera, advanced Wi-Fi technology, siri voice command, 4G LTE, AirPlay, AirPrint --
Additional Features 3.5-mm stereo headphone minijack, Built-in speaker, Microphone, Digital compass, cellular, VoiceOver screen reader, Guided Access, Support for playback of closed-captioned content, AssistiveTouch interface for adaptive accessories, Full-screen zoom magnification, Large text, Option to invert colors, Left/right volume adjustment - ANT+ support
Colors Available
Colors Black & Slate, White & Silver Smoky Titanium, Smoky Blue, White


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