88points

Apple iPad mini (2019)

67points

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

Comparison winner
Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
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126 facts in comparison

Apple iPad mini (2019) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
88
points
Apple iPad mini (2019)
67
points
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

Why is Apple iPad mini (2019) better than Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)?

  • 2.04x faster CPU speed
    2 x 2.5GHz & 4 x 1.6GHzvs1.4 x 4GHz
  • 3.07x higher resolution
    ?

    2048 x 1536pxvs800 x 1280px
  • 1.72x higher pixel density
    326ppivs189ppi
  • 2.48% more battery power
    5124mAhvs5000mAh
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 2.8mm thinner
    6.1mmvs8.9mm
  • 55.8g lighter
    308.2gvs364g
  • 240GB more internal storage
    256GBvs16GB

Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) better than Apple iPad mini (2019)?

  • 1.27% bigger screen size
    ?

    8"vs7.9"
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • Is a multi-user system
  • 10.7mm shorter
    124.1mmvs134.8mm
  • Has a flash
    ?
  • Is free and open source
    ?
  • Has offline voice recognition
    ?
  • Supports Java

Price comparison

Apple iPad mini (2019)

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPad mini (2019) AmazonApple iPad mini (Wi-Fi, 256GB) - Gold (L...Apple iPad mini (Wi-Fi, 256GB) - Gold (Latest Model)
Amazon logo
$519.00
Apple iPad mini (2019) AmazonNew Apple iPad (10.2-Inch, Wi-Fi, 128GB)...New Apple iPad (10.2-Inch, Wi-Fi, 128GB) - Space Gray (Latest Model)
Amazon logo
$399.00
Apple iPad mini (2019) AmazonApple iPad Mini 2 with Retina Display ME...Apple iPad Mini 2 with Retina Display ME276LL/A (16GB, Wi-Fi, Black with Space Gray) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$109.99
Apple iPad mini (2019) AmazonApple iPad (Wi-Fi, 32GB) - Gold (Previou...Apple iPad (Wi-Fi, 32GB) - Gold (Previous Model)
Amazon logo
$289.00
Apple iPad mini (2019) AmazonApple iPad Mini 4 (128GB, Wi-Fi + Cellul...Apple iPad Mini 4 (128GB, Wi-Fi + Cellular, Space Gray) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$289.85
Apple iPad mini (2019) AmazonApple iPad mini 7.9" (Early 2019 ) 256GB...Apple iPad mini 7.9" (Early 2019 ) 256GB, WiFi Only - Space Gray
Amazon logo
$599.77
Apple iPad mini (2019) AmazonApple iPad Air (10.5-inch, Wi-Fi, 64GB) ...Apple iPad Air (10.5-inch, Wi-Fi, 64GB) - Space Gray (Latest Model)
Amazon logo
$469.00
Apple iPad mini (2019) AmazonApple iPad Air 2, 128 GB, Space Gray, (R...Apple iPad Air 2, 128 GB, Space Gray, (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$214.00
Apple iPad mini (2019) AmazonApple iPad Pro (11-inch, Wi-Fi, 256GB) -...Apple iPad Pro (11-inch, Wi-Fi, 256GB) - Space Gray (Latest Model)
Amazon logo
$895.93
Apple iPad mini (2019) AmazonApple iPad mini 3 MH382LL/A (64GB, Wi-Fi...Apple iPad mini 3 MH382LL/A (64GB, Wi-Fi + Cellular, Silver) 2014 Model (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$199.99

Design

1.thickness
?

Best

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

4.6mm

6.1mm

8.9mm

2.Has a stylus
?

A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
3.weight
?

Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

308.2g

364g

4.height
?

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

134.8mm

124.1mm

5.width
?

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

203.2mm

212.1mm

6.volume
?

Best

Chromo Inc 7" (Android 4.1)

108.46cm³

167.09cm³

234.26cm³

Display

1.resolution
?

The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis.

Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

2048 x 1536px

800 x 1280px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Teclast M8

359ppi

326ppi

189ppi

3.screen size
?

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

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

7.9"

8"

4.has branded damage-resistant glass
?

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

For example

Alcatel Joy Tab

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
6.has an IPS screen
?

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

Performance

1.CPU speed
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

8 x 2.36GHz

2 x 2.5GHz & 4 x 1.6GHz (Apple A12 Bionic)

1.4 x 4GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917)

2.has an external memory slot
?

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.

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
3.RAM
?

Best

Google Pixel Slate

16GB

2GB

2GB

4.Has integrated LTE
?

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

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
5.Supports 64-bit
?

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 apps.

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
6.internal storage
?

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

1000GB

256GB

16GB

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE

13 & 5MP

8MP

8MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8" 64GB

8MP

7MP

5MP

3.video recording (main camera)
?

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

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

4.has a flash
?

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

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
5.has a CMOS sensor
?

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.

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
6.has touch autofocus
?

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Acer Aspire Switch 12 S

3

2

1

4.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Lenovo Tab M10 FHD (16GB / 2GB RAM)

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
5.Has dedicated media keys
?

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

RIM BlackBerry PlayBook 16GB

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

Battery

1.battery power
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy View2

12000mAh

5124mAh

5000mAh

2.Battery life
?

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

36h

10h

36h

3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
4.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
5.Supports fast charging
?

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
6.has wireless charging
?

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

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
2.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
?

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.

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
3.Is free and open source
?

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.

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
4.Supports widgets
?

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.

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
5.Has offline voice recognition
?

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)
6.Supports Java
Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

Miscellaneous

1.Has an ultra power-saving mode
?

The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.

Apple iPad mini (2019)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

Price comparison

Apple iPad mini (2019)

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPad mini (2019) AmazonApple iPad mini (Wi-Fi, 256GB) - Gold (L...Apple iPad mini (Wi-Fi, 256GB) - Gold (Latest Model)
Amazon logo
$519.00
Apple iPad mini (2019) AmazonNew Apple iPad (10.2-Inch, Wi-Fi, 128GB)...New Apple iPad (10.2-Inch, Wi-Fi, 128GB) - Space Gray (Latest Model)
Amazon logo
$399.00
Apple iPad mini (2019) AmazonApple iPad Mini 2 with Retina Display ME...Apple iPad Mini 2 with Retina Display ME276LL/A (16GB, Wi-Fi, Black with Space Gray) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$109.99
Apple iPad mini (2019) AmazonApple iPad (Wi-Fi, 32GB) - Gold (Previou...Apple iPad (Wi-Fi, 32GB) - Gold (Previous Model)
Amazon logo
$289.00
Apple iPad mini (2019) AmazonApple iPad Mini 4 (128GB, Wi-Fi + Cellul...Apple iPad Mini 4 (128GB, Wi-Fi + Cellular, Space Gray) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$289.85
Apple iPad mini (2019) AmazonApple iPad mini 7.9" (Early 2019 ) 256GB...Apple iPad mini 7.9" (Early 2019 ) 256GB, WiFi Only - Space Gray
Amazon logo
$599.77
Apple iPad mini (2019) AmazonApple iPad Air (10.5-inch, Wi-Fi, 64GB) ...Apple iPad Air (10.5-inch, Wi-Fi, 64GB) - Space Gray (Latest Model)
Amazon logo
$469.00
Apple iPad mini (2019) AmazonApple iPad Air 2, 128 GB, Space Gray, (R...Apple iPad Air 2, 128 GB, Space Gray, (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$214.00
Apple iPad mini (2019) AmazonApple iPad Pro (11-inch, Wi-Fi, 256GB) -...Apple iPad Pro (11-inch, Wi-Fi, 256GB) - Space Gray (Latest Model)
Amazon logo
$895.93
Apple iPad mini (2019) AmazonApple iPad mini 3 MH382LL/A (64GB, Wi-Fi...Apple iPad mini 3 MH382LL/A (64GB, Wi-Fi + Cellular, Silver) 2014 Model (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$199.99

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