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Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 32GB/3GB) vs Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1) vs Apple iPad mini 3 devices, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPad mini 3 XAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 32GB/3GB)21Points
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 32GB/3GB)
6"
IPS

1080x2160

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
06PointsApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)Compare Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1) X
Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
7.9"
IPS

1536x2048

5
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

6350
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better device? Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 32GB/3GB)

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Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 32GB/3GB)21 Advantages Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 32GB/3GB)vsiPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)6 Advantages Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
+1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core101%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.3Ghz 64bit Dual-Core
+3GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+32GB (22GB available)100%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (11GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+180 grams (6.3 ounces)89%
Lighter
vs341 grams (11.94 ounces)
+402 PPI24%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs324 PPI
+(dual camera) 13MP + 5MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+f/2.2 (aperture)9%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.4 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP6 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
vsNot supported
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
8.45 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)13%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
1080x2160 pixelsvs+1536x2048 pixels35%
Higher resolution screen
6"vs+7.9"32%
Larger screen
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
5000 mAhvs+6350 mAh27%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use

22 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
4G LTE
Capacitive
+15 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 32GB/3GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
ModelZenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 32GB/3GB)iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
Other model namesASUS Zenfone Max Pro (M1) ZB602KL (3GB RAM), ASUS_X00TDBVerizon iPad Mini 3 A1600 (4G LTE + CDMA)
Country or region available(Global, International)Brazil(Europe)
(Global, International), Brazil, (Europe)
USA
USA
BrandAsusApple
Release dateMay, 2018October, 2014
Depth8.45 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)76 x 159 millimeters (2.99 x 6.26 in)134.7 x 200 millimeters (5.3 x 7.87 in)
Weight180 grams (6.3 ounces)341 grams (11.94 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 32GB/3GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoiOS 8.0
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 12
HardwareAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 32GB/3GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm)64bit - Apple A7 APL5698 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
1.3Ghz Dual-Core Cyclone
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 509PowerVR G6430 MP4
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (11GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 32GB/3GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size6" inches7.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels (18:9)1536x2048 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI324 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hz, 450 nitsfeature not registered
Mobile networksAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 32GB/3GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps100/50 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 40)
VoLTE
LTE Cat3 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26)
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+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 32GB/3GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice recorder
CameraAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 32GB/3GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
• 13 megapixels
• 5MP depth sensor (f/2.4 1.12μm)
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens32mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 32GB/3GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 32GB/3GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC, M4A
ConnectivityAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 32GB/3GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 32GB/3GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Meteor silver, Deepsea black
- 2.5D curved glass display
- NXP amplifier
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- 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
Power supplyAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 32GB/3GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh6350 mAh
Charger, watts• 10W (5V/2A) Standard charging• Standard charging
Talk time autonomy2520 minutes | 42 hours | 1.8 days600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standby50400 minutes | 840 hours | 35 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (ZB602KL 32GB/3GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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