Comparison between:
- Apple iPad mini 2
- Asus ZenPad S 8.0 Z580CA 16GB

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Apple iPad mini 2Asus ZenPad S 8.0 Z580CA 16GB
Apple iPad mini 2
Prices
Asus ZenPad S 8.0 Z580CA 16GB
Model aliasiPad mini with Retina displayZ580CA-BK16
Z580CA-WH16

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width200 mm
20 cm
0.656 ft
7.874 in
203.2 mm
20.32 cm
0.667 ft
8 in
Height134.7 mm
13.47 cm
0.442 ft
5.303 in
134.5 mm
13.45 cm
0.441 ft
5.295 in
Thickness7.5 mm
0.75 cm
0.025 ft
0.295 in
6.6 mm
0.66 cm
0.022 ft
0.26 in
Weight341 g
0.75 lbs
12.03 oz
298 g
0.66 lbs
10.51 oz
Volume202.05 cm³
12.27 in³
180.38 cm³
10.95 in³
ColorsGray
Silver
Black
White
Body materialsAluminium alloyPlastic
Aluminium alloy

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIM-
Number of SIM cards1-

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
-
CDMACDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
-
CDMA20001xEV-DO Rev. A
1xEV-DO Rev. B
-
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
-
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
-

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 3
EV-DO Rev. A
EV-DO Rev. B
-

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)iOS 7.0.3
iOS 9
Android 5.0 Lollipop

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCApple A7 APL0698Intel Atom Z3560
Process technology28 nm22 nm
CPUApple Cyclone ARMv8Intel Silvermont
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AIA-32 (x86), IA-64 (x64)
Level 1 cache memory (L1)64 KB + 64 KB24 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
Level 3 cache memory (L3)4096 KB
4 MB
-
CPU cores24
CPU frequency1300 MHz1830 MHz
GPUPowerVR G6430PowerVR G6430 MP4
GPU cores44
GPU frequency200 MHz533 MHz
RAM capacity1 GB2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3-1600
RAM channels-Double channel
M7 motion coprocessor-

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage16 GB
32 GB
64 GB
128 GB
16 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

Types-microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSIPS
Diagonal size7.9 in
200.66 mm
20.07 cm
8 in
203.2 mm
20.32 cm
Width6.32 in
160.53 mm
16.05 cm
6.4 in
162.56 mm
16.26 cm
Height4.74 in
120.4 mm
12.04 cm
4.8 in
121.92 mm
12.19 cm
Aspect ratio1.333:1
4:3
1.333:1
4:3
Resolution2048 x 1536 pixels2048 x 1536 pixels
Pixel density324 ppi
127 ppcm
320 ppi
125 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area71.97 %72.75 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
LED-backlit
Retina display
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Full Lamination Technology
Anti-fingerprint coating

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsLight
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Hall

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor model-Toshiba T4K35
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS
Sensor size-3.6 x 2.7 mm
0.18 in
Pixel size-1.103 µm
0.001103 mm
Crop factor-9.61
Aperturef/2.4f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3 mm
28.84 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Image resolution2592 x 1936 pixels
5.02 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
-
Video FPS30 fps-
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Self-timer
Scene mode

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor model-OmniVision OV5670
Sensor type-PureCel
Sensor size-2.95 x 2.21 mm
0.14 in
Pixel size-1.151 µm
0.001151 mm
Crop factor-11.74
Aperture-f/2.4
Image resolution-2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
-
Video FPS30 fps-
1.2 MP-

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeakerLoudspeaker
Stereo speakers
-DTS

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
GPS
GLONASS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.04.1
FeaturesA2DP
EDR
A2DP
LE

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector type-USB Type-C
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Proprietary
Charging
Mass storage

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
TV-Out
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
eAAC+
M4A
MP3
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecsAVI
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MPEG-4
3GPP
AVI
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity6450 mAh4000 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time10 h
600 min
0.4 days
-
3G talk time10 h
600 min
0.4 days
-
4G talk time10 h
600 min
0.4 days
-
FeaturesNon-removableNon-removable
-15.2 Mh
Battery life - up to 8 h

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional features-Z stylus - optional
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