Apple iPad Mini vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100 16GB

Top 23 Reasons for the

Apple iPad Mini

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100 16GB

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Modestly higher pixel density
Comment
163 ppi
vs
149 ppi
9.40% higher pixel density
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79
Has stereo speakers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
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Way thinner
Comment
7.2 mm
vs
9.7 mm
2.50 mm thinner
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Distinctly lighter
Comment
308 g
vs
588 g
280 g lighter
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Noticeably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
5 MP
vs
3 MP
1.67x more megapixels (photo)
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Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
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Significantly narrower
Comment
200 mm
vs
256.6 mm
56.60 mm narrower
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Has an IPS screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
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Noticeably better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
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Significantly shorter
Comment
134.7 mm
vs
175.3 mm
40.60 mm shorter
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Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
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Has touch autofocus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
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36
Measurably less body volume
Comment
187 cm³
vs
436.3 cm³
2.33x less body volume
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Has a BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
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34
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
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29
Distinctly smaller semiconductor size
Comment
32 nm
vs
45 nm
13 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
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Has AirPlay
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for iOS 7.0
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Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
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75
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Apple iPad Mini is better than Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100 16GB because...

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Top 15 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100 16GB

Compared to Apple iPad Mini

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124
Appreciably higher resolution
Comment
1280x800 px
vs
1024x768 px
30.21% higher resolution
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109
Plenty more RAM memory
Comment
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
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103
Sizably more battery power
Comment
7000 mAh
vs
4490 mAh
1.56x more battery power
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102
Has an external memory slot
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
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101
Reasonably bigger screen size
Comment
10.1 "
vs
7.9 "
27.85% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Sizably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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51
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
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42
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
Yes
vs
No
Top 7 Reasons for Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
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351
The browser has word wrap
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
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339
Supports widgets
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
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219
Is free and open source
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
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198
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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190
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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84
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100 16GB is better than Apple iPad Mini because...

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No

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