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Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB vs Xolo A500

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Apple iPad mini 3 vs Xolo A500 devices with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Xolo A500 X19Apple 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)

vs
Xolo A500
4"
TFT

480x800

5
MP

0.3mp

512MB
RAM

32bit Dual

1500
mAh

(Removable)

What's the best device? The PhoneMore's choice is Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB

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19 Advantages Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GBvsA500
 63%63%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.3Ghz 64bit Dual-Corevs1Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
1GB LPDDR3vs512MB LPDDR2
 5 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GBvs4GB (2.78GB user available)
 57%57%
+Thinner
7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs11.8 millimeters (0.46 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitvsTFT LCD
 7 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1536x2048 pixelsvs480x800 pixels
 39%39%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
324 PPIvs233 PPI
 98%98%
+Larger screen
7.9"vs4"
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 1.2MPvs(front) 0.3MP
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
 2 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
HD (1280x720 pixels)vsVGA (640x480 pixels)
Advantage
+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
4G LTEvs3G HSUPA
 13 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 100 Mbpsvs(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
CompassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
FingerprintvsNot supported
 3 times100%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
6350 mAhvs1500 mAh
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Proprietary TV-outvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.0 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.0 version A2DPvs2.0 version A2DP

08 Advantages Xolo A500
A500vsiPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvsNot supported
 180%100%
+Lighter
122 grams (4.27 ounces)vs341 grams (11.94 ounces)
Advantage
+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
LED flashvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ProximityvsNot supported
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)vsLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
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

15 Common items in both devices
16 million
(back) 5MP
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Ambient Light
Speakerphone
Video calling
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) / 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
USB 2.0 Proprietary connector / MicroUSB 2.0
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresApple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GBXolo A500
ModeliPad mini 3 CDMA 16GBA500
Also known asVerizon Apple iPad Mini 3 A1600, iPad mini 3 LTE A1600Lava Xolo A500 Dual SIM, Xolo A500 DualSIM
Country or region availableUSAfeature not registered
BrandAppleXolo
Release dateOctober, 2014January, 2013
Depth7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)11.8 millimeters (0.46 inches)
Size (width x height)134.7 x 200 millimeters (5.3 x 7.87 in)63.5 x 124 millimeters (2.5 x 4.88 in)
Weight341 grams (11.94 ounces)122 grams (4.27 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GBXolo A500
Operating systemiOS 8.0Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareApple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GBXolo A500
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Apple A7 APL569832bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8225
CPU processor1.3Ghz Dual-Core Cyclone1Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A5
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR G6430 MP4Qualcomm Adreno 203
RAM memory1GB LPDDR3512MB LPDDR2
Internal storage16GB4GB (2.78GB user available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GBXolo A500
Display typeTFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitTFT LCD
Screen size7.9" inches4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~57.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels480x800 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)324 PPI233 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networks and dataApple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GBXolo A500
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
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 Mbps7.2/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingApple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GBXolo A500
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice recorderVoice recorder
Primary / back cameraApple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GBXolo A500
Main camera5 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsHD (1280x720 pixels) 15 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedfeature not registered
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorSupportedfeature not registered
HDRHDR photo only main camerafeature not registered
Front / secondary cameraApple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GBXolo A500
Front camera1.2 megapixels0.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels640x480 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720 pixels)VGA (640x480 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GBXolo A500
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, MOVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC, M4AMP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+
Connectivity and interfacesApple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GBXolo A500
USBUSB 2.0 Proprietary connectorMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP2.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedfeature not registered
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsApple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GBXolo A500
Active noise cancellationSupportedfeature not registered
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedSupported
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
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
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomyApple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GBXolo A500
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)
Battery capacity6350 mAh1500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day540 minutes | 9 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registered18600 minutes | 310 hours | 12.9 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GBXolo A500
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered