Asus ZenPad 3S 10  vs Apple iPad mini 3 

Released November, 2016

Asus ZenPad 3S 10

  • 9.7"
  • 64 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 6.0
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Released October, 2014

Apple iPad mini 3

  • 7.9"
  • 128 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • iOS 10
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Honestly, the results are quite similar to last year’s model, as well as the original – meaning it produces sharp details, natural colors, and proper exposure.
by PhoneArena (Oct, 2014)

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
Asus ZenPad 3S 10

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More cores Hexa core vs Dual core Three times as many cores; run more applications at once
Much more RAM 4 GB vs 1 GB 4x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Supports multitasking Yes (Android) vs No (iOS) Somewhat common; Run multiple apps at once
Bigger screen 9.7" vs 7.9" Around 25% bigger screen
Much faster processor 2.1 GHz vs 1.3 GHz More than 60% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Significantly higher resolution rear camera 5 MP vs 1.2 MP Around 4.2x higher resolution rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Higher resolution front camera 8 MP vs 5 MP 60% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Newer Nov, 2016 vs Oct, 2014 Release date over 2 years later
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Much more storage capacity 128 GB vs 64 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
Supports 3G Yes vs No Somewhat common; be online anywhere that has cell coverage
Has a GPS Yes vs No Somewhat common; Get directions and navigation, geotag photos
Sharper screen 324 ppi vs 263 ppi Around 25% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Lighter 341 g vs 430 g More than 20% lighter

Features Key features of the ZenPad 3S 10  vs iPad mini 3 

screen resolution

ZenPad 3S 10
2048 x 1536
iPad mini 3
2048 x 1536


camera resolution

CPU Cores

ZenPad 3S 10
Hexa core
iPad mini 3
Dual core

CPU Frequency

ZenPad 3S 10
2.1 GHz
iPad mini 3
1.3 GHz

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Specifications Full list of technical specs


ZenPad 3S 10  vs
iPad mini 3 
Size 9.7" 7.9"
Technology Super IPS LCD2 Super IPS LCD2
Resolution 2048 x 1536 2048 x 1536
PPI 263 ppi 324 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G No Yes


Cores Hexa core Dual core
Clock speed 2.1 GHz 1.3 GHz

form factor

Weight 430 g 341 g
Size 163.7 x 240.5 x 7.2 mm 134.7 x 200 x 7.5 mm
Thickness 7.2 mm 7.5 mm


ZenPad 3S 10  vs
iPad mini 3 
Internal storage 64 GB 128 GB
RAM capacity 4 GB 1 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 8 MP 5 MP
Rear camera 5 MP 1.2 MP


Has a GPS No Yes
Has a light sensor No Yes
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