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Apple iPad mini 3 4G 64GB vs Huawei Mate 9 MHA-L09

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Apple iPad mini 3 4G 64GB vs Huawei Mate 9 MHA-L09 phones. Which is the best phone?

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07 Apple iPad mini 3 4G 64GB vs 23 Huawei Mate 9 MHA-L09

Apple iPad mini 3 4G 64GB





64bit Dual


Non removable

Huawei Mate 9 MHA-L09





64bit Octa


Non removable

What's the best device? The PhoneMore's choice is Huawei Mate 9 MHA-L09

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!

07 Advantages Apple iPad mini 3 4G 64GB

iPad mini 3 4G 64GBvsMate 9 MHA-L09
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GBvs64GB (53GB user available)
7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Advantage+This device has a TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit screen, which are brighter and more vividTFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitvsTFT LCD IPS
+Higher resolution screen
1536 x 2048 pixelsvs1080 x 1920 pixels
+Larger screen
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
6350 mAhvs4000 mAh
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cableProprietary TV-outvsNot supported

23 Advantages Huawei Mate 9 MHA-L09

Mate 9 MHA-L09vsiPad mini 3 4G 64GB
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.3Ghz 64bit Dual-Core
 3 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
Advantage+More external storage for files using memory cardsUntil 256GB vsNot supported
190 grams (6.65 ounces)vs341 grams (11.94 ounces)
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
373 PPIvs324 PPI
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
Dual 20 megapixels + 12MP f/2.2vs5 megapixels
Advantage+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightDual LED flashvsNot supported
Advantage+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesDigital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areasHDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/2.2 (aperture)vsf/2.4 (aperture)
 6 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
8 megapixelsvs1.2 megapixels
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)vsHD (1280 x 720 pixels)
 5 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceProximityvsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceBarometervsNot supported
Advantage+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several featuresVibrating alertvsNot supported
Advantage+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO is newer and faster802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMOvs802.11 a/b/g/n
Advantage+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible deviceDLNAvsNot supported
Advantage+Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster4.2 version A2DPvs4.0 version A2DP
Advantage+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devicesNFCvsNot supported
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysGorilla Glass 3vsNot supported


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Model and physical featuresApple iPad mini 3 4G 64GBHuawei Mate 9 MHA-L09
ModeliPad mini 3 4G 64GBMate 9 MHA-L09
Also known asApple iPad Mini 3 A1601, iPad mini 3 LTE A1601Huawei Mate 9 L09 Single-Sim, Huawei Manhattan
Country or region where it's soldfeature not registeredUSAEuropeVarious (International)
Release dateOctober, 2014December, 2016
Design / TypeBarBar
Depth7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)134.7 x 200 millimeters (5.3 x 7.87 in)78.9 x 156.9 millimeters (3.11 x 6.18 in)
Weight341 grams (11.94 ounces)190 grams (6.65 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Apple iPad mini 3 4G 64GBHuawei Mate 9 MHA-L09
Operating systemiOS 8.0Android 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareApple iPad mini 3 4G 64GBHuawei Mate 9 MHA-L09
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Apple A7 APL569864bit - HiSilicon Kirin 960 (16nm)
CPU processor1.3Ghz Dual-Core CycloneOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR G6430 MP4ARM Mali-G71 MP8
Internal storage64GB64GB (53GB user available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
DisplayApple iPad mini 3 4G 64GBHuawei Mate 9 MHA-L09
Display typeTFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitTFT LCD IPS
Screen size7.9" inches5.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~77.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1536 x 2048 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)324 PPI373 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataApple iPad mini 3 4G 64GBHuawei Mate 9 MHA-L09
Dual SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
4G networkLTE 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600LTE Cat12 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,12,17,18,19,20,26,28,29)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2600 (Bands 38,39,40)
2G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
3G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingApple iPad mini 3 4G 64GBHuawei Mate 9 MHA-L09
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraApple iPad mini 3 4G 64GBHuawei Mate 9 MHA-L09
Main camera5 megapixelsDual 20 megapixels + 12MP f/2.2
Main camera resolution2592 x 1944 pixels5952 x 3348 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredOIS: 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 on both cameras
Front camera / Secondary cameraApple iPad mini 3 4G 64GBHuawei Mate 9 MHA-L09
Front camera1.2 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280 x 960 pixels3264 x 2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280 x 720 pixels)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPad mini 3 4G 64GBHuawei Mate 9 MHA-L09
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, MOVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC, M4AMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesApple iPad mini 3 4G 64GBHuawei Mate 9 MHA-L09
USBUSB 2.0 Proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsApple iPad mini 3 4G 64GBHuawei Mate 9 MHA-L09
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
Ambient Light
Biometric (fingerprint)
Ambient Light
Biometric (fingerprint)
Hall effect
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: Black, White, Gray, Silver, Gold, Brown
- Metal body
- EMUI 5.0
- 2.5D glass screen
- Leica optics camera
- Fast battery charging
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyApple iPad mini 3 4G 64GBHuawei Mate 9 MHA-L09
Battery technologyLithium ion Polymer (LiPo) - Non removableLithium ion Polymer (LiPo) - Non removable
Battery capacity6350 mAh4000 mAh
Battery modelfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Apple iPad mini 3 4G 64GBHuawei Mate 9 MHA-L09
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered

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