What's better Asus Zenpad 3S 10 Z500M or Apple iPad mini 4? To answer this question SpecsPRO has compared Asus Zenpad 3S 10 Z500M vs Apple iPad mini 4: screen resolution, camera, battery and other important specifications.

Apple iPad mini 4 vs Asus Zenpad 3S 10 Z500M

  • Main

  • Model

  • Price

  • Advantages

  • launch

  • Announced

  • Status

  • platform

  • OS

  • Chipset

  • CPU

  • GPU

  • camera

  • Rear

  • Front

  • Video

  • Features

  • display

  • Size

  • Resolution

  • Technology

  • Protection

  • Multitouch

  • battery

  • General

  • Talk time

  • body

  • Dimensions

  • Weight

  • SIM card

  • Miscellaneous

  • Colors

  • memory

  • Internal Storage & RAM

  • Card slot

  • comms

  • WLAN

  • Bluetooth

  • GPS

  • Radio

  • USB

  • features

  • Sensors

  • Messaging

  • Browser

  • Java

  • sound

  • 3.5mm jack

  • network

  • Technology

  • 2G bands

  • 3G bands

  • 4G bands

  • Speed

  • GPRS

  • EDGE

  • Videos

  • Main

  • Model

    Apple iPad mini 4

  • Price

    $360.40

  • Advantages

  • DISPLAY Resolution: 1536 x 2048 pixels (~324 ppi pixel density)

    NETWORK 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 CDMA 800 / 1900

    NETWORK GPRS: Yes

    NETWORK EDGE: Yes

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  • Main

  • Model

    Asus Zenpad 3S 10 Z500M

  • Price

    $287.99

  • Advantages

  • PLATFORM CPU: Hexa-core (2x2.1 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz)

    CAMERA Front: 5 MP, 1080p

    BATTERY General: Non-removable Li-Po 5900 mAh battery (22 Wh)

    MEMORY Internal Storage & RAM: 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM

    MEMORY Card slot: microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

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  • launch

  • Announced

    2015, September

  • Status

    Available. Released 2015, September

  • platform

  • OS

    iOS 9, upgradable to iOS 10.0.2

  • Chipset

    Apple A8

  • CPU

    Dual-core 1.5 GHz Typhoon

  • GPU

    PowerVR GX6450 (quad-core graphics)

  • camera

  • Rear

    8 MP, f/2.4, 32mm, autofocus

  • Front

    1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, HDR, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular

  • Video

    1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.

  • Features

    1.12µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)

  • display

  • Size

    7.9 inches

  • Resolution

    1536 x 2048 pixels (~324 ppi pixel density)

  • Technology

    LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

  • Protection

    Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating

  • Multitouch

    Yes

  • battery

  • General

    Non-removable Li-Ion 5124 mAh battery (19.1 Wh)

  • Talk time

    About 10 h

  • body

  • Dimensions

    203.2 x 134.8 x 6.1 mm (8.0 x 5.31 x 0.24 in)

  • Weight

    299 g (Wi-Fi) / 304 g (3G/LTE) (10.55 oz, 0.66 lb)

  • SIM card

    Nano-SIM

  • Miscellaneous

  • Colors

    Space Gray, Silver, Gold

  • memory

  • Internal Storage & RAM

    16/64/128 GB, 2 GB RAM

  • Card slot

    No

  • comms

  • WLAN

    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot

  • Bluetooth

    v4.0, A2DP, EDR

  • GPS

    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (3G/LTE model only)

  • Radio

    No

  • USB

    v2.0, reversible connector

  • features

  • Sensors

    Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometer

  • Messaging

    iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM

  • Browser

    HTML5 (Safari)

  • Java

    No

  • sound

  • 3.5mm jack

    Yes

  • network

  • Technology

    GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE

  • 2G bands

    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 CDMA 800 / 1900

  • 3G bands

    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO

  • 4G bands

    LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - Cellular version only

  • Speed

    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps

  • GPRS

    Yes

  • EDGE

    Yes

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  • launch

  • Announced

    2016, July

  • Status

    Available. Released 2016, August

  • platform

  • OS

    Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)

  • Chipset

    Mediatek MT8176

  • CPU

    Hexa-core (2x2.1 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz)

  • GPU

  • camera

  • Rear

    8 MP

  • Front

    5 MP, 1080p

  • Video

    1080p@30fps

  • Features

    Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama

  • display

  • Size

    9.7 inches

  • Resolution

    1536 x 2048 pixels (~264 ppi pixel density)

  • Technology

    IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

  • Protection

    Oleophobic coating

  • Multitouch

    Yes, up to 10 fingers

  • battery

  • General

    Non-removable Li-Po 5900 mAh battery (22 Wh)

  • Talk time

    About 10 h

  • body

  • Dimensions

    240.5 x 163.7 x 7.2 mm (9.47 x 6.44 x 0.28 in)

  • Weight

    430 g (15.17 oz, 0.95 lb)

  • SIM card

    No

  • Miscellaneous

  • Colors

    Silver, Grey

  • memory

  • Internal Storage & RAM

    32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM

  • Card slot

    microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

  • comms

  • WLAN

    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot

  • Bluetooth

    v4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX

  • GPS

    Yes; GLONASS

  • Radio

  • USB

    v2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

  • features

  • Sensors

    Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

  • Messaging

    Email, Push Mail, IM

  • Browser

    HTML5

  • Java

    No

  • sound

  • 3.5mm jack

    Yes

  • network

  • Technology

    No cellular connectivity

  • 2G bands

    N/A

  • 3G bands

  • 4G bands

  • Speed

  • GPRS

    No

  • EDGE

    No

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  • Summary

    The Zenpad 3S 10 Z500M is produced with a more powerful processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Typhoon in compare to the Apple iPad mini 4. This is an significant difference between these models as a powerful processor provides a higher performance. The Zenpad 3S 10 Z500M is produced with more RAM (4 GB) which means that this tablet shows higher performance in comparison to the Apple iPad mini 4.

    The Apple iPad mini 4 is equipped with 2K HD (1536 x 2048 pixels) display resolution with 324 ppi pixel density that is higher compared with the Asus Zenpad 3S 10 Z500M 2K HD (1536 x 2048 pixels) resolution with 263 ppi pixel density. This specification means that this tablet is a right choice for reading books.

    The Zenpad 3S 10 Z500M model has a card slot. This is a pleasant advantage: you can easily extend internal storage and transfer files. The Asus Zenpad 3S 10 Z500M can be used for a longer time without charging as it has a better battery life. This model is equipped with 5900 mAh battery that is 776 mAh bigger than the Apple iPad mini 4 battery. The Apple iPad mini 4 weighs 299g that is 131g less compared to the weight of the Zenpad 3S 10 Z500M.

    The Apple iPad mini 4 and the Asus Zenpad 3S 10 Z500M have an equal number of advantages though as the Zenpad 3S 10 Z500M has more powerful processor that is a very significant advantage then it will be the best buy.