WASHINGTON: As Samsung is going good with its flagship phablet Samsung Galaxy Note 3, now American technological giant Apple is eyeing to capture small size tablet market with its upcoming device Apple iPad Mini 2.
Samsung is the leading smartphone maker now and also gaining momentum in the phablet market, however Apple is facing a stiff competition for its iPhone but still manages to hold its grip in the tablet market.
Now Apple have set its eyes on the mini tablet market and coming up with its fastest and the smallest mini tablet iPad Mini 2.
Here are some features of both upcoming devices.
Screen and display are the most important part of the product success. Apple have taken the services of LG to build the screen of its next generation iPad, according to rumors. Apple is expected to switch to using a much higher-resolution IGZO panel, a new kind of screen made by Sharp.
On the other hand Note 3 have HD quality (1280 x 800) Super AMOLED display gives you clear and crisp viewing experience anytime anywhere.
The users prefer speed which is the second important factor in the device. As the rumors suggested, that Apple will launch A7 quads core processor with iPad mini.
The Galaxy Note 3 feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 processor which gives you web & application powered by lightning fast network speed.
The operating system is another factor which cannot be escaped. The operating system allows the users to use the device easily. Apple will introduce updated operating system iOS 7 in its iPad Mini 2, according “Technotribe“.
Note 3 is running on the latest Android 4.3 Jelly bean.
The storage capacity of iPad Mini 2 is expected to be 16/32/64 and 128GB which is very much convenient to users. Galaxy Note 3 is available in 16/32/and 64 GB storage capacity including 64 GB microSD slot with 3 GB of RAM.
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 features a 13 megapixel rare camera while iPad Mini 2 is likely to have an 8 megapixel back and 2 megapixel facing camera.
According to reports, Apple iPad Mini 2 will be coming late 2013 during the Christmas rush.
Keeping in view of track record of Apple devices, iPad Mini 2 will cost exactly the same as the iPad Mini. That means for the Wi-Fi models, £269 for the 16GB version, £349 for the 32GB version and £429 for the 64GB version. We correctly guessed the price of the 128GB iPad 4, so if the iPad Mini follows the same pricing structure, a 128GB version would cost £509. Expect to pay £100 more for the equivalent Wi-Fi + Cellular model reports said.
With the above features and specs both devices are up for their upcoming challenge in the market. The question remain the same that who will dominate the era of 2013-14?