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

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

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Compare Apple iPad mini 3 XApple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 64GB)01Point
Apple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 64GB)
7.9"
IPS

1536x2048

5
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

6350
mAh

(Non removable)

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03PointsApple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)Compare Apple iPad mini 3 X
Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)
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 (WiFi 64GB)1 Advantage Apple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 64GB)vsiPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)3 Advantages Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)
+331 grams (11.59 ounces)3%
Lighter
vs341 grams (11.94 ounces)
Not supportedvs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(Not supported) vs+(4G LTE) 100 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device

38 Common items in both devices
1.3Ghz 64bit Dual-Core
1GB LPDDR3
64GB (56GB user free)
7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Aluminum body, glass front
TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
16 million
+31 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresApple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)
ModeliPad mini 3 (WiFi 64GB)iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)
Other model namesiPad Mini 3 A1599 (Wi-Fi)iPad Mini 3 A1601 (4G LTE)
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)
Weight331 grams (11.59 ounces)341 grams (11.94 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 (WiFi 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)
Operating systemiOS 8.0iOS 8.0
Firmware updateiOS 12iOS 12
HardwareApple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)
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)64GB (56GB user free)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayApple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)
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 (WiFi 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supported1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registered100/50 Mbps
Network technologyfeature not registered2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat3 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, 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 (WiFi 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)
MessagingE-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Speakerphonefeature not registeredSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlNot supportedVoice recorder
CameraApple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)
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 (WiFi 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)
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 (WiFi 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)
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 (WiFi 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)
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
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertNot supportedNot supported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
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
- 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
- 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 supplyApple iPad mini 3 (WiFi 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)
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 (WiFi 64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered