Retina iPad Mini 2 vs iPad Mini and Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0

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Here is a comparative iPad Mini 2 vs Galaxy Note 8.0 post considering the specs from all three high-end 8inch tablet including the previous Apple iPad Mini. Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 is a very pretty device paired with a light S-pen. Beautiful experience.

Before you go out to shop this holiday season, make sure to compare the specs of the new iOS and Android tablets to get the best buy!

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Retina iPad Mini vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0:ipad mini 2 vs Galaxy Note 8.0

retina ipad mini vs samsung galaxy note 8.0
DESIGN  Apple iPad Mini 2  iPad Mini  Galaxy Note 8.0
Phone functionality Yes
OS iOS (7.x) iOS (6.1, 6) Android (4.2.2, 4.1.2) TouchWiz UI
Dimensions 7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches (200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm) 7.87 x 5.30 x 0.28 inches (200 x 134.7 x 7.2 mm) 8.30 x 5.35 x 0.31 inches (210.8 x 135.9 x 7.95 mm)
Weight 12.03 oz (341 g)
the average is 17.2 oz (490 g)
11.01 oz (312 g)
the average is 17.2 oz (490 g)
11.92 oz (338 g)
the average is 17.2 oz (490 g)
Body material Aluminium Aluminium
Design features Stylus
DISPLAY
Physical size 7.9 inches 7.9 inches 8.0 inches
Resolution 2048 x 1536 pixels 1024 x 768 pixels 1280 x 800 pixels
Pixel density
324 ppi 162 ppi 189 ppi
Technology
IPS LCD IPS LCD TFT
Colors 16 777 216 16 777 216
CAMERA
Camera 5 megapixels 5 megapixels 5 megapixels
Aperture size F2.4 F2.4
Camcorder 1920×1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 1920×1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 1920×1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)
Features Digital image stabilization Digital image stabilization
Front-facing camera 1.2 megapixels 1.2 megapixels 1.3 megapixels
Video capture 1280×720 (720p HD) 1280×720 (720p HD)
HARDWARE
System chip
Apple A7 with 64-bit architecture Apple A5 Samsung Exynos 4 Quad (Exynos 4412)
Processor
Dual core, 1300 MHz Dual core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 Quad core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Graphics processor PowerVR G6430 PowerVR SGX543MP2 ARM Mali-400 MP4
System memory
512 MB RAM 2048 MB RAM
Built-in storage 16 GB 16 GB 16 GB
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
BATTERY
Capacity 4600 mAh
Type Li – Polymer Li – Polymer Li – Ion
Not user replaceable Yes Yes Yes
TECHNOLOGY
CDMA
800, 1900 MHz
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
FDD LTE 700 (band 13), 700 (band 17), 800 (band 18), 800 (band 19), 800 (band 20), 850 (band 5), 850 (band 26), 900 (band 8), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2), 1900 (band 25), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz 700 (band 17), 1700/2100 (band 4) MHz
Data LTE, HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO Rev.B LTE Cat3 Downlink 100 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
RELEASING…
Scheduled release
November 2013 (Official)
PRICE
MSRP price $ 529 $ 459
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