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A Brief Comparison of Galaxy Tab S3 9.7 and iPad Mini 4

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Galaxy Tab S3

Samsung released their new tablet Galaxy Tab S3 9.7 a few months ago. The incredible device has already caught the attention of numerous tablet lovers because of the awesome features it offer. The recent launch of the tablet has helped Samsung to pose a great competition to other tablet manufacturers like Lenovo and Apple.

The iPad Mini 4 tablet of Apple has been one of the most commonly purchased tablets until the launch of Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7. However, most prospective tablet buyers have now started to choose Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7 over iPad 4. If you are planning tablet rentals, make sure to take a look at the brief comparison between both the tablets, as it will help you make the right decision.


The dimensions of Galaxy Tab S3 9.7 tablet are 237.3x169x6mm and it weighs approximately 429 grams. One of the most notable design features of this tablet is the replacement of the plastic back with an elegant dark glass, which is resistant to fingerprints.

On the other hand, Apple’s iPad Mini 4 is slightly lighter and thicker than Galaxy Tab S3 9.7. It measures 203.2×134.8×6.1mm with a weight of 299 grams. However, the body of this tablet is made entirely out of aluminum and its design is a bit minimalist.


Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7 comes with an incredible AMOLED display of size 9.7-inch, which offers a maximum screen resolution of 2048×1536 pixels at 264 ppi. On the other hand, iPad Mini 4 features a slightly smaller LED-backlit IPS LCD display of size 7.9-inch and supports 2048×1536 pixels at 324 ppi resolution.

Both of these tablets are good for watching high definition movies and other video contents. Additionally, both of the devices are an excellent choice for playing high end games.

Storage Memory

The internal storage memory of Galaxy Tab S3 9.7 is 32GB but users can easily expand the memory of the device to up to 256GB with the microSD card. On the other hand, iPad Mini 4 is available in four different internal storage variants 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB. However, iPad Mini 4 users will not be able to extend the storage space of the tablet, as memory card slot is not present. If you are looking for a tablet with more storage space, you can buy Galaxy Tab S3 9.7.