Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular is a better device.

In this review of iPad mini 4 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2, we consider the following as superior features of Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular as a better device; has stereo speakers, 64GB more internal storage, has an IPS screen, 0.1 newer Bluetooth version, supports 64-bit, LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels, 1 more microphone(s) and has a cellular mode.

Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0: DESIGN

Thickness; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular is 6.1mm thick while Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is 5.6mm

Weight; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular is 304g while Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is 265g.

Width; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular is 134.8mm while Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is 198.6mm.

Height; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular is 134.8mm, the same as Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0.

Volume; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular is 167.09cm3 while Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is 149.92cm3.

Bottom line: Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular is a better device.

Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0: DISPLAY

Resolution; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular and Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 have resolutions of 2048 x 1536px.

Screen size; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular is 7.9” while Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is 8”.

LCD Display with 3 subpixels per pixels; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular has this feature.

IPS screen; only Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular has this feature.

Anti-reflection coating; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular has this feature.

AMOLED display; Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 alone has AMOLED display.

Bottom line: Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular is a better device as it has better display features.

Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0: PERFORMANCE

CPU speed; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular has 2 x 1.5GHz while Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has 8 x 1.9GHz.

External memory slot; Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has external memory slot.

RAM; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular has 1GB while Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has 3GB.

Integrated LTE; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular has integrated LTE.

Internal storage; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular has 128GB while Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has 64GB.

Supports 64-bit; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular has this feature.

Bottom line: Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular is a better device in terms of performance.

Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0: CAMERAS

Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0

Megapixels; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular has 8MP, the same as Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0.

Front camera megapixels; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular has 1.2MP while Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has 2.1MP.

Video recording (main camera); Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular has 1080 x 30fps while Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has 1440 x 30fps.

Built-in HDR mode; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular has this feature.

Touch autofocus; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular has touch autofocus.

Can create panoramas in-camera; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular and Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 can create panoramas in-camera.

Bottom line: Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular is a better device as it has quality camera features.

Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0: AUDIO

Stereo speakers; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular has stereo speakers.

A socket for 3.5mm audio jack; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular and Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 have sockets for 3.5mm audio jack.

Number of microphones; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular has 2 while Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has 1.

Bottom line: Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular is better in terms of audio.

Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0: BATTERY

Battery level indicator; the two devices have battery level indicators.

Rechargeable battery; the two devices have rechargeable batteries.

Bottom line: Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular and Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 have identical battery features.

Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0: KEY FEATURES

When we compare iPad mini 4 vs Samsung Galaxy tab S2 8.0, we have the following;

Fast 802.11AC WIFI connection; Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular and Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 have this feature.

Allows app installs on the device’s external storage; Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has this feature.

Multi-user system; Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is a multi-user system.

Free and open source; Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is free and open source.

Supports widgets; the two devices support widgets.

Offline voice recognition; Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 has offline voice recognition.

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is a better device as it has enhanced key features.

Conclusion

Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular is a better device as it has superior features.