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Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB) vs Asus Zenfone 5 Lite ZC600KL (32GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Apple iPad mini 3 vs Asus Zenfone 5 Lite devices with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Asus Zenfone 5 Lite X07Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
7.9"
IPS

1536x2048

5
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

6350
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Apple iPad mini 3 X20Asus Zenfone 5 Lite ZC600KL (32GB)
Asus Zenfone 5 Lite ZC600KL (32GB)
6"
IPS

1080x2160

16
MP

20mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better device? The PhoneMore's choice is Asus Zenfone 5 Lite ZC600KL (32GB)

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! Comment!


07 Advantages Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)vsZenfone 5 Lite ZC600KL (32GB)
 4%4%
+Thinner
7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitvsTFT LCD IPS
 35%35%
+Higher resolution screen
1536x2048 pixelsvs1080x2160 pixels
 32%32%
+Larger screen
7.9"vs6"
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 92%92%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
6350 mAhvs3300 mAh
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Proprietary TV-outvsNot supported

20 Advantages Asus Zenfone 5 Lite ZC600KL (32GB)
Zenfone 5 Lite ZC600KL (32GB)vsiPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
 35%35%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.3Ghz 64bit Dual-Core
 2 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
3GB LPDDR4Xvs1GB LPDDR3
 100%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB (22GB user available)vs16GB (11GB user available)
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 103%100%
+Lighter
168 grams (5.88 ounces)vs341 grams (11.94 ounces)
 24%24%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
402 PPIvs324 PPI
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 16MP + 8MPvs(back) 5MP
Advantage
+The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
LED flash on both camerasvsNot supported
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 9%9%
+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)
 22 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(dual front camera) 20MP + 8MPvs(front) 1.2MP
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
 50%50%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 150 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ProximityvsNot supported
Advantage
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
Vibrating alertvsNot supported
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.1 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.1 version A2DPvs4.0 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported

22 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, front glass / Aluminum frame, front/back glass
16 million
Only digital zoom
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (front-mounted) / Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable) / Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) / 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
USB 2.0 Proprietary connector / MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Asus Zenfone 5 Lite ZC600KL (32GB)
ModeliPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Zenfone 5 Lite ZC600KL (32GB)
Also known asVerizon iPad Mini 3 A1600 (4G LTE + CDMA)Asus Zenfone 5 Lite ZC600KL, X017DA, X017D
Country or region availableUSAEuropeVarious (International)
BrandAppleAsus
Release dateOctober, 2014May, 2018
Depth7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)134.7 x 200 millimeters (5.3 x 7.87 in)76.2 x 160.6 millimeters (3 x 6.32 in)
Weight341 grams (11.94 ounces)168 grams (5.88 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, front glassAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Asus Zenfone 5 Lite ZC600KL (32GB)
Operating systemiOS 8.0Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updateiOS 12Android 9.0 Pie
HardwareApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Asus Zenfone 5 Lite ZC600KL (32GB)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Apple A7 APL5698 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937 (28nm)
CPU processor1.3Ghz Dual-Core CycloneOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR G6430 MP4Qualcomm Adreno 505 450Mhz
RAM memory1GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (11GB user available)32GB (22GB user available)
eMCP
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Asus Zenfone 5 Lite ZC600KL (32GB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitTFT LCD IPS
Screen size7.9" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~75.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels1080x2160 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)324 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networks and dataApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Asus Zenfone 5 Lite ZC600KL (32GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Version A:
UMTS 800/850/900/2100

Version B:
UMTS 850/900/2100

Version C:
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100

Version D:
UMTS 800/850/900/1900/2100

Version E:
UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat3 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26)LTE Cat4/5
VoLTE

Version A:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 41)

Version B:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 40)

Version C:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28)

Version D:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 41)

Version E:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 40)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps150/75 Mbps
Messaging and callingApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Asus Zenfone 5 Lite ZC600KL (32GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Asus Zenfone 5 Lite ZC600KL (32GB)
Main camera5 megapixels(dual camera)
16 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (13mm)
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length32mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Asus Zenfone 5 Lite ZC600KL (32GB)
Front camera1.2 megapixels(dual front camera)
20 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (13mm)
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered23mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
MultimediaApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Asus Zenfone 5 Lite ZC600KL (32GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, MOVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC, M4AMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Asus Zenfone 5 Lite ZC600KL (32GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Proprietary connectorMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Asus Zenfone 5 Lite ZC600KL (32GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
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: Midnight Black, Moonlight White, Rouge Red
- 18:9 display
- 2.5D glass screen (front and rear)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Asus Zenfone 5 Lite ZC600KL (32GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity6350 mAh3300 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered5V/2A=10W
Talk time600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day1800 minutes | 30 hours | 1.3 days
Standbyfeature not registered34560 minutes | 576 hours | 24 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Asus Zenfone 5 Lite ZC600KL (32GB)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered