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Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB) vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPad mini 3 vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro devices, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone 11 Pro XApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)06Points
Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)
7.9"
IPS

1536x2048

5
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

6350
mAh

(Non removable)

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27PointsApple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)Compare Apple iPad mini 3 X
Apple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)
5.8"
AMOLED

1125x2436

12
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3046
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better device? Apple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)

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iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)6 Advantages Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)vsiPhone 11 Pro (256GB)27 Advantages Apple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)
+7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)8%
Thinner
vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
+1536x2048 pixels15%
Higher resolution screen
vs1125x2436 pixels
+7.9"36%
Larger screen
vs5.8"
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsproprietary audio output
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+6350 mAh108%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3046 mAh
1.3Ghz 64bit Dual-Corevs+2.65Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core150%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (11GB available)vs+256GB (242GB available)21 times
More internal storage for applications and files
341 grams (11.94 ounces)vs+188 grams (6.58 ounces)81%
Lighter
Aluminum body, glass frontvs+Ceramic frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
324 PPIvs+463 PPI43%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 5MPvs+(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP6 times
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+Quad-LED flashAdvantage
The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.4 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 1.2MPvs+(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MP9 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
iOS 12vs+iOS 14Advantage
iOS 14 is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 100 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps9 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.0 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

17 Common items in both devices
16 million
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
BSI sensor
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+10 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)
ModeliPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)
Other model namesiPad Mini 3 A1601 (4G LTE)iPhone 11 Pro A2215, A2217, A2160
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAppleApple
Release dateOctober, 2014September, 2019
Depth7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)134.7 x 200 millimeters (5.3 x 7.87 in)71.4 x 144 millimeters (2.81 x 5.67 in)
Weight341 grams (11.94 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontCeramic frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)
Operating systemiOS 8.0iOS 13
Firmware updateiOS 12iOS 14
HardwareApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A7 APL5698 (28nm)64bit - Apple A13 Bionic (7nm)
CPU processor1.3Ghz Dual-Core CycloneHexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.65Ghz Dual-Core Lightning
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Thunder
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR G6430 MP4Apple GPU MP4
RAM memory1GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (11GB available)256GB (242GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size7.9" inches5.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels1125x2436 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)324 PPI463 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, 800 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR10
Mobile networksApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat3 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40)
LTE Cat16

A2215 version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2217, A2160 version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.413mm
12MP telephotof/2.052mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length32mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP TOF 3D
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered23mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, MOVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC, M4AMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
ConnectivityApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputProprietary TV-outProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Black on gray, White on silver, Gold
- Apple SIM only USA and UK
- Oleophobic coating on Retina display
- Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)
- Aluminium body
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- iCloud cloud service
- Twitter and Facebook
- Lightning connector port
- OpenGL ES 3.0
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Midnight Green (matte)
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Face ID
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity6350 mAh3046 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.18W/kg (head) | 1.16W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.99W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)
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