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Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPad mini 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)
7.9"
IPS

1536x2048

5
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

6350
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
08PointsSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Compare Apple iPad mini 3 X
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
10.1"
TFT

1280x800

3.1
MP

1.3mp

1.5GB
RAM

32bit Quad

6800
mAh

(Non removable)

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

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!

iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)18 Advantages Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)vsGalaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
+1.3Ghz 64bit Dual-Core11%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+128GB (120GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (12GB available)
+341 grams (11.94 ounces)43%
Lighter
vs487 grams (17.05 ounces)
+7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)7%
Thinner
vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1536x2048 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
vs1280x800 pixels
+324 PPI117%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs149 PPI
+(back) 5MP60%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 3.1MP
+AutofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
vsNot supported
+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)167%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) VGA (720x480)
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+Proprietary TV-outAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
vsNot supported
1GB LPDDR3vs+1.5GB50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
Not supportedvs+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
7.9"vs+10.1"28%
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
(4G LTE) 100 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 150 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
6350 mAhvs+6800 mAh7%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features

16 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
+9 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 Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
ModeliPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
Other model namesiPad Mini 3 A1601 (4G LTE)AT&T Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 SM-T537A
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandAppleSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2014June, 2014
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)176.4 x 243.4 millimeters (6.94 x 9.58 in)
Weight341 grams (11.94 ounces)487 grams (17.05 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedWireless external keyboard
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
Operating systemiOS 8.0Android 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updateiOS 12Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
HardwareApple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
Chipset64bit - Apple A7 APL5698 (28nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226
CPU processor1.3Ghz Dual-Core Cyclone1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR G6430 MP4Qualcomm Adreno 305
RAM memory1GB LPDDR31.5GB
Internal storage128GB (120GB available)16GB (12GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size7.9" inches10.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels1280x800 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)324 PPI149 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksApple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps150/50 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 700/850/1700/1900/2100
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
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 Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraApple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels3.1 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2048x1536 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
AutofocusAutofocusNot supported
Touch focusSupportedNot supported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraNot supported
2ª cameraApple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels1280x1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)VGA (720x480)
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 Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, MOVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC, M4AMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityApple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
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 supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
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
Ambient Light sensor
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: White, Black
- Samsung TouchWiz UX UI
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyApple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity6350 mAh6800 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPad mini 3 (4G 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.59W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.68W/kg (body)
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