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Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPad mini 3 vs Samsung Galaxy A20 devices, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A20 XApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)08Points
Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
7.9"
IPS

1536x2048

5
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

6350
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
21PointsSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)Compare Apple iPad mini 3 X
Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)
6.4"
AMOLED

720x1560

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better device? Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)

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iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)8 Advantages Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)vsGalaxy A20 (SM-A205U)21 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)
+7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)4%
Thinner
vs7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+1536x2048 pixels180%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1560 pixels
+324 PPI21%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs268 PPI
+7.9"23%
Larger screen
vs6.4"
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+6350 mAh59%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 mAh
1.3Ghz 64bit Dual-Corevs+1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core75%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (11GB available)vs+32GB (21GB available)91%
More internal storage for applications and files
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
341 grams (11.94 ounces)vs+169 grams (5.92 ounces)102%
Lighter
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
(back) 5MPvs+(dual camera) 13MP + 5MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.4 (aperture)vs+f/1.9 (aperture)26%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 1.2MPvs+(front) 8MP6 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2100000 apps (App Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
(4G LTE) 100 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
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
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
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
USB 2.0 proprietary connectorvs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

21 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080)
4G LTE
Capacitive
+14 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)
ModeliPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)
Other model namesVerizon iPad Mini 3 A1600 (4G LTE + CDMA)Galaxy A20 SM-A205U (Unlocked) NFC, SM-A205UZKAXAA
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandAppleSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2014April, 2019
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)74.7 x 158.4 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight341 grams (11.94 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)
Operating systemiOS 8.0Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateiOS 12feature not registered
HardwareApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)
Chipset64bit - Apple A7 APL5698 (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7884 (14nm)
CPU processor1.3Ghz Dual-Core CycloneOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.6Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.35Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR G6430 MP4ARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory1GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (11GB available)32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size7.9" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~85% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels720x1560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)324 PPI268 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps150/50 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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat3 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26)LTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13, 20, 28, 66)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels(dual camera)
• 13 megapixels
• 5MP ultrawide (f/2.2 12mm)
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length32mm lens28mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
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
2ª cameraApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, MOVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC, M4AMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
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)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)
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
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (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: Black, Deep Blue, Red, Coral Orange
- 19.5:9 display ratio HD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity6350 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• 15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day1560 minutes | 26 hours | 1.1 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.09W/kg (head) | 1.37W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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