47points

Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular

83points

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

84points

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus

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Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 vs Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus

Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus

Why is Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular better than Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 & Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus?

  • Has a BSI sensor
  • Supports slow motion video recording
  • Has a serial shot mode
  • Has AirPlay
  • Has manual exposure

Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 better than Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular & Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus?

  • Has an external memory slot
  • Thickness
    6mmvs7.5,8mm
  • Weight
    429gvs478,485g
  • Width
    237.3mmvs240,245.6mm
  • Has a flash
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • Has an AMOLED display
  • Has a stylus

Why is Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus better than Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular & Samsung Galaxy Tab S3?

  • CPU speed
    4 x 2.2GHz & 4 x 1.84GHzvs2 x 1.3,2 x 2.15 & 2 x 1.6GHz
  • Screen size
    10.1"vs9.7,9.7"
  • Internal storage
    128GBvs16,32GB
  • Height
    149.1mmvs169.5,169mm
  • Bluetooth version
    5vs4,4.1
  • Has a CMOS sensor
  • Download speed
    600MBits/svs42,300MBits/s
  • Upload
    150MBits/svs21,50MBits/s

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
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Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

For example

Archos 101 Saphir

2.thickness

7.5mm

6mm

8mm

Best

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

4.6mm

3.weight

478g

429g

485g

Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

4.width

240mm

237.3mm

245.6mm

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

5.Weather sealed
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Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

For example

Archos 101 Saphir

6.height

169.5mm

169mm

149.1mm

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

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Display

1.resolution

1536 x 2048px

2048 x 1536px

1920 x 1200px

Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

2.pixel density

264ppi

264ppi

224ppi

Best

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 32GB WiFi + 3G

521ppi

3.screen size

9.7"

9.7"

10.1"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

4.has branded damage resistant glass
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Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

For example

Google Pixel Slate (8th Gen Intel Core i5 / 8GB RAM / 128GB SSD)

5.every pixel has three subpixels
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The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.has an IPS screen
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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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Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 1.3GHz

2 x 2.15GHz & 2 x 1.6GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

4 x 2.2GHz & 4 x 1.84GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 660)

Best

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

8 x 2.36GHz

2.has an external memory slot
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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.

3.RAM

1GB

4GB

4GB

Best

Google Pixel Slate

16GB

4.Has integrated LTE
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The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

5.internal storage

16GB

32GB

128GB

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

1000GB

6.Supports 64-bit
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A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

5MP

13MP

13MP

Best

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 32GB WiFi + 3G

24MP

2.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1440 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

2160 x 60fps

3.has a CMOS sensor
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Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

4.front camera megapixels

1.2MP

5MP

5MP

Best

Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite LTE (32GB / 3GB RAM)

8MP

5.has a flash
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Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

6.has manual white balance
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Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus

With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

2

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Acer Aspire Switch 12 S

3

4.has a radio
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Alcatel 1T 10

5.has dedicated media keys
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

RIM BlackBerry PlayBook 16GB

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Battery

1.battery power

8820mAh

6000mAh

8620mAh

Best

Apple iPad 4 128GB WiFi + Cellular

11560mAh

2.wireless charging
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Google Nexus 7 (2013) LTE

3.has a rechargeable battery
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Google Pixel Slate (8th Gen Intel Core i5 / 8GB RAM / 128GB SSD)

5.has a battery level indicator
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus
2.Is a multi-user system
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus
3.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

4.USB version

2

2

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

3.1

5.Is free and open source
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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.

6.Has a fingerprint scanner
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The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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