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Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB) vs Apple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 16GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB) vs iPad mini 3 (WiFi 16GB) tablets with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Apple iPad mini 3 XApple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)04Points
Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)
7.9"
IPS

1536x2048

5
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

6350
mAh

(Non removable)

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01PointApple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 16GB)Compare Apple iPad mini 3 X
Apple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 16GB)
7.9"
IPS

1536x2048

5
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

6350
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)

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!

iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)4 Advantages Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)vsiPad mini 3 (WiFi 16GB)1 Advantage Apple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 16GB)
+64GB (56GB user free)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (11GB user free)
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vsNot supported
+(4G LTE) 100 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(Not supported)
+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
vsNot supported
341 grams (11.94 ounces)vs+331 grams (11.59 ounces)3%
Lighter

37 Common items in both devices
1.3Ghz 64bit Dual-Core
1GB LPDDR3
7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Aluminum body, glass front
TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
16 million
1536x2048 pixels
+30 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 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 16GB)
ModeliPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)iPad mini 3 (WiFi 16GB)
Other model namesiPad Mini 3 A1601 (4G LTE)iPad Mini 3 A1599 (Wi-Fi)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAppleApple
Release dateOctober, 2014October, 2014
Depth7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)134.7 x 200 millimeters (5.3 x 7.87 in)134.7 x 200 millimeters (5.3 x 7.87 in)
Weight341 grams (11.94 ounces)331 grams (11.59 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 16GB)
Operating systemiOS 8.0iOS 8.0
Firmware updateiOS 12iOS 12
HardwareApple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A7 APL5698 (28nm)64bit - Apple A7 APL5698 (28nm)
CPU processor1.3Ghz Dual-Core Cyclone1.3Ghz Dual-Core Cyclone
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR G6430 MP4PowerVR G6430 MP4
RAM memory1GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (56GB user free)16GB (11GB user free)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayApple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 16GB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size7.9" inches7.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels1536x2048 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)324 PPI324 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networksApple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Not supported
Maximum download/upload100/50 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat3 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTENot supported
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 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 16GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedfeature not registered
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice recorderNot supported
CameraApple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length32mm lens32mm lens
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 detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraApple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)HD (1280x720)
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 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 16GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, MOVMP4, H.264, H.263, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC, M4AMP3, WAV, eAAC, M4A
ConnectivityApple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 16GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputProprietary TV-outProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.0 version 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, GLONASSNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 16GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertNot supportedNot supported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
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 on gray, White on silver, Gold
- 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 supplyApple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 16GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity6350 mAh6350 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered