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

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

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Compare Apple iPad mini 3 X21Zenfone Max Pro M1 ZB602KL (32GB/3GB)
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 ZB602KL (32GB/3GB)
6"
IPS

1080x2160

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1) 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)

What's the best device? The PhoneMore's choice is Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 ZB602KL (32GB/3GB)

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!


21 Advantages Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 ZB602KL (32GB/3GB)
Zenfone Max Pro M1 ZB602KL (32GB/3GB)vsiPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
 83%83%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.3Ghz 64bit Dual-Core
 2 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
3GB LPDDR4Xvs1GB LPDDR3
 38%38%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB (22GB user available)vs16GB
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 89%89%
+Lighter
180 grams (6.3 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
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 13MP + 5MPvs(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
 20%20%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/2.0 (aperture)vsf/2.4 (aperture)
 6 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 1.2MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 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) 150 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ProximityvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot 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 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.0 version A2DP

07 Advantages Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GBvsZenfone Max Pro M1 ZB602KL (32GB/3GB)
 13%13%
+Thinner
7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs8.45 millimeters (0.33 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
 27%27%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
6350 mAhvs5000 mAh
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Proprietary TV-outvsNot supported

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

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Model and 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
Also known asASUS Zenfone Max Pro (M1) ZB602KL 3GB RAM, ASUS_X00TDBVerizon Apple iPad Mini 3 A1600, iPad mini 3 LTE A1600
Country or region availableBrazilEuropeVarious (International)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, front glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 ZB602KL (32GB/3GB)Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoiOS 8.0
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 ZB602KL (32GB/3GB)Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm)64bit - Apple A7 APL5698
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 user available)16GB
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 ZB602KL (32GB/3GB)Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size6" inches7.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels1536x2048 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI324 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networks and dataAsus 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
nano-SIM (4FF)
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/5G networkLTE Cat (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 40)
VoLTE
LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, 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
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Messaging and 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
Primary / back cameraAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 ZB602KL (32GB/3GB)Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
Main camera(dual camera)
13 megapixels
5MP f/2.4 1.12μm depth sensor
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
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
Front / secondary cameraAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 ZB602KL (32GB/3GB)Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
Front camera8 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature 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
Connectivity and interfacesAsus 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 version A2DP/LE4.0 version 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
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Other features- Colors: Meteor silver, Deepsea black
- 2.5D curved glass display
- 18:9 display with 450nits brightness
- 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 supply and autonomyAsus Zenfone Max Pro M1 ZB602KL (32GB/3GB)Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh6350 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)5V/2A=10Wfeature not registered
Talk time2520 minutes | 42 hours | 1.8 days600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standby50400 minutes | 840 hours | 35 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 ZB602KL (32GB/3GB)Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered