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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A) vs Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)

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

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Compare Apple iPad mini 3 XSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)08Points
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)

vs
Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 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 16GB)

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!

Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)vsiPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)17 Advantages Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)
+1.5GB50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+10.1"28%
Larger screen
vs7.9"
+(front) 1.3MP7%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 150 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
+6800 mAh7%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs6350 mAh
+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
vsNot supported
1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+1.3Ghz 64bit Dual-Core11%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
487 grams (17.05 ounces)vs+341 grams (11.94 ounces)43%
Lighter
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)7%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
1280x800 pixelsvs+1536x2048 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
149 PPIvs+324 PPI117%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 3.1MPvs+(back) 5MP60%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+AutofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
Not supportedvs+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HD (1280x720)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) VGA (720x480)vs+(front) HD (1280x720)167%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Not supportedvs+Proprietary TV-outAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable

17 Common items in both devices
16GB (12GB available) / 16GB (11GB available)
16 million
Only digital zoom
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
+10 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 featuresSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)
ModelGalaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)
Other model namesAT&T Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 SM-T537AiPad Mini 3 A1601 (4G LTE)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungApple
Release dateJune, 2014October, 2014
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)176.4 x 243.4 millimeters (6.94 x 9.58 in)134.7 x 200 millimeters (5.3 x 7.87 in)
Weight487 grams (17.05 ounces)341 grams (11.94 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardWireless external keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatiOS 8.0
Firmware updateAndroid 5.0.2 LollipopiOS 12
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM822664bit - Apple A7 APL5698 (28nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A71.3Ghz Dual-Core Cyclone
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305PowerVR G6430 MP4
RAM memory1.5GB1GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (12GB available)16GB (11GB available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size10.1" inches7.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1280x800 pixels1536x2048 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)149 PPI324 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE 700/850/1700/1900/2100LTE Cat3 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, 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
CallingSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)3.1 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution2048x1536 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered32mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusNot supportedAutofocus
Touch focusNot supportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)1.3 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x1024 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)VGA (720x480)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
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC, M4A
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
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 functionsSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: White, Black
- Samsung TouchWiz UX UI
- WiFi direct
- WiFi 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 supplySamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity6800 mAh6350 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 rateSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (4G LTE SM-T537A)Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.59W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.68W/kg (body)feature not registered
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