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Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS) vs Apple iPad mini (WiFi 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A70 vs Apple iPad mini devices, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPad mini XSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)33Points
Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

32
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05PointsApple iPad mini (WiFi 16GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy A70 X
Apple iPad mini (WiFi 16GB)
7.9"
IPS

768x1024

5
MP

1.2mp

512MB
RAM

32bit Dual

4440
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better device? Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)33 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)vsiPad mini (WiFi 16GB)5 Advantages Apple iPad mini (WiFi 16GB)
+2GHz 64bit Octa-Core3 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1GHz 32bit Dual-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X11 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs512MB LPDDR2
+128GB (108GB available)8 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (12GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+183 grams (6.41 ounces)68%
Lighter
vs308 grams (10.78 ounces)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
+1080x2400 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
vs768x1024 pixels
+393 PPI143%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs162 PPI
+(triple camera) 32MP + 8MP + 5MP8 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash 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/1.7 (aperture)41%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.4 (aperture)
+(front) 32MP25 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)
+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)52%
More apps available to download and use
vs2300000 apps (App Store)
+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
vsNot supported
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(Not supported)
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh1%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4440 mAh
+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
vsNot supported
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)10%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
6.7"vs+7.9"18%
Larger screen
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.

15 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
+8 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)Apple iPad mini (WiFi 16GB)
ModelGalaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)iPad mini (WiFi 16GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A70 SM-A705FN/Dual-Sim NFCiPad Mini 1 A1432 (Wi-Fi)
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)South AfricaSaudi ArabiaUnited Arab EmiratesPakistan
(Europe), (Global, International), South Africa, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Pakistan
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungApple
Release date4/26/201911/2/2012
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)76.7 x 164.3 millimeters (3.02 x 6.47 in)134.7 x 200 millimeters (5.3 x 7.87 in)
Weight183 grams (6.41 ounces)308 grams (10.78 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)Apple iPad mini (WiFi 16GB)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 6.0
Firmware updateAndroid 11iOS 9.0
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)Apple iPad mini (WiFi 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SDM675 (11nm)32bit - Apple A5 APL2498 (45nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2GHz Dual-Core Kryo 460 Gold
1.7GHz Hexa-Core Kryo 460 Silver
Dual-Core, 1 processor:
1GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 612 845MhzPowerVR SGX543 MP2
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 167750 (v7)
Geekbench: 6584 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 7fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)Apple iPad mini (WiFi 16GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X512MB LPDDR2
Internal storage128GB (108GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (12GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)Apple iPad mini (WiFi 16GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size6.7" inches7.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~86% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)768x1024 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)393 PPI162 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display features60Hzfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)Apple iPad mini (WiFi 16GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Not supported
Maximum download/upload600/50 Mbpsfeature not registered
Network technology2G, 3G, 4Gfeature not registered
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100Not supported
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12/6 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-ANot supported
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)Apple iPad mini (WiFi 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
32 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.212mm123°
5MP depthf/2.2
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution6528x4896 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm 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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)Apple iPad mini (WiFi 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)Apple iPad mini (WiFi 16GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedfeature not registered
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or moreNot supported
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)Apple iPad mini (WiFi 16GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Proprietary TV-out
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)Apple iPad mini (WiFi 16GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)Apple iPad mini (WiFi 16GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh4440 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered10 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)Apple iPad mini (WiFi 16GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsNot supported
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedfeature not registered
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Coral
- One UI 3.1
- Infinity U display
- Glasstic back panel
- Colors: Black on slate, White on silver
- Oleophobic coating
- Aluminium body
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- iCloud cloud service
- Twitter and Facebook
- Lightning connector port

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)Apple iPad mini (WiFi 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.949W/kg (head), 1.475W/kg (body)feature not registered
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