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Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB) vs Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Xiaomi Redmi 8A vs Apple iPad mini 3 devices with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Apple iPad mini 3 X21Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
6.2"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Xiaomi Redmi 8A X11Apple 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 better device? The PhoneMore's choice is Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)

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 Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)vsiPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
 104%100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.3Ghz 64bit Dual-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
2GB LPDDR3vs1GB LPDDR3
 91%91%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB (21GB user available)vs16GB (11GB user available)
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 81%81%
+Lighter
188 grams (6.58 ounces)vs341 grams (11.94 ounces)
 138%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 12MPvs(back) 5MP
Advantage
+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
LED flashvsNot 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
 33%33%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.8 (aperture)vsf/2.4 (aperture)
 6 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 1.2MP
 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 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.2 version A2DPvs4.0 version A2DP
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 5vsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vsNot supported

11 Advantages Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)vsRedmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
 25%25%
+Thinner
7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum body, front glassvsPlastic body, front glass
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitvsTFT LCD IPS
 187%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1536x2048 pixelsvs720x1520 pixels
 20%20%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
324 PPIvs271 PPI
 27%27%
+Larger screen
7.9"vs6.2"
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (front-mounted)vsNot 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
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
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)
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 2.0 Proprietary connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
ModelRedmi 8A (32GB/2GB)iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
Also known asXiaomi Redmi 8A M1908C3KG, MZB8457IN, MZB8458IN, MZB8459INVerizon iPad Mini 3 A1600 (4G LTE + CDMA)
Country or region availableIndiaVarious (International)USA
BrandXiaomiApple
Release dateSeptember, 2019October, 2014
Depth9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)75.4 x 156.3 millimeters (2.97 x 6.15 in)134.7 x 200 millimeters (5.3 x 7.87 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)341 grams (11.94 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassAluminum body, front glass
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Not supported
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 8.0
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 12
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)64bit - Apple A7 APL5698 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.3Ghz Dual-Core Cyclone
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 505 650MhzPowerVR G6430 MP4
RAM memory2GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (21GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (11GB user available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size6.2" inches7.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution720x1520 pixels1536x2048 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)271 PPI324 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)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 networkCDMA 800 (China), GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkGlobal, India version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

China version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat4
VoLTE

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

India version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)

China version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat3 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, 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
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)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 cameraXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
Main camera12 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered32mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm 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
Front / secondary cameraXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)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 flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC, M4A
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.0 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 functionsXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)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
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, Sunset Red
- MIUI 11
- 19:9 display
- Sony IMX363 back camera sensor
- Quick Charge 3.0
- 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 autonomyXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh6350 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18Wfeature not registered
Talk time2520 minutes | 42 hours | 1.8 days600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered