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Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (SGH-i467)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPad mini 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 XApple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)13Points
Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)
7.9"
IPS

1536x2048

5
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

6350
mAh

(Non removable)

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10PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (SGH-i467)Compare Apple iPad mini 3 X
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (SGH-i467)
8"
SLCD

800x1280

5
MP

1.3mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

4600
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)

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iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)13 Advantages Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)vsGalaxy Note 8.0 (SGH-i467)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (SGH-i467)
+128GB (120GB available)11 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (10GB available)
+7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)7%
Thinner
vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT SuperClear LCD
+1536x2048 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
vs800x1280 pixels
+324 PPI71%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs189 PPI
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) HD (1280x720)2 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) VGA (640x480)
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+6350 mAh38%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4600 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
1.3Ghz 64bit Dual-Corevs+1.6Ghz 32bit Quad-Core10%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR3vs+2GB LPDDR2100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
Not supportedvs+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
341 grams (11.94 ounces)vs+340 grams (11.9 ounces)1%
Lighter
7.9"vs+8"1%
Larger screen
(front) 1.2MPvs+(front) 1.3MP7%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2100000 apps (App Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.

23 Common items in both devices
16 million
(back) 5MP
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
4G LTE
100 Mbps
+16 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresApple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (SGH-i467)
ModeliPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Galaxy Note 8.0 (SGH-i467)
Other model namesiPad Mini 3 A1601 (4G LTE)Tablet Galaxy Note 8.0 4G LTE (AT&T), Samsung Kona
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandAppleSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2014June, 2013
Depth7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)134.7 x 200 millimeters (5.3 x 7.87 in)135.9 x 210.8 millimeters (5.35 x 8.3 in)
Weight341 grams (11.94 ounces)340 grams (11.9 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (SGH-i467)
Operating systemiOS 8.0Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateiOS 12Android 4.4.2 KitKat
HardwareApple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (SGH-i467)
Chipset64bit - Apple A7 APL5698 (28nm)32bit - Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412 (32nm)
CPU processor1.3Ghz Dual-Core Cyclone1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR G6430 MP4ARM Mali-400 MP4
RAM memory1GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR2
Internal storage128GB (120GB available)16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 4.5
External storageNot supportedUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (SGH-i467)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDTFT SuperClear LCD
Screen size7.9" inches8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~64.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels800x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)324 PPI189 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksApple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (SGH-i467)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload100/50 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600LTE Cat3 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 17)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingApple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (SGH-i467)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraApple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (SGH-i467)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length32mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionSmile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraNot supported
2ª cameraApple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (SGH-i467)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels1280x1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)VGA (640x480)
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 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (SGH-i467)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, MOVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC, M4AMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityApple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (SGH-i467)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputProprietary TV-outMicro-B USB MHL
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsApple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (SGH-i467)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
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, White, Brown
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- S Pen
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- AT&T Locker and AllAccess
- Java framework
Power supplyApple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (SGH-i467)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity6350 mAh4600 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day480 minutes | 8 hours | 0.3 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (SGH-i467)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.59W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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