The Nokia N1 may be the best direct competitor yet to Apple’s iPad Mini 3. The one advantage that the Nokia N1 will have over the iPad Mini 3 is the lower price-point. The iPad Mini 3 starts at $399.99 USD whereas the Nokia N1 starts out at $260 USD (converted from Chinese dollars). Earlier, we had a detailed comparison of the Nokia N1 and iPad Mini 3, but now we have a Spec Off, a new series.
They both have similar builds; both have a metal body that look almost identical. Nokia definitely took ques from Apple on their design. The aesthetics are where the similarity ends between these two. Along with leading in the price-point category, the Nokia N1 leads in almost have hardware category.
We know that it is hard to compare iOS devices to Android devices, but when the price difference is that large and the specs are marginally better, it makes you think. Below is the comparison of spec lists for the Nokia N1 and the iPad Mini 3.
|Nokia N1||iPad Mini 3|
|Dimensions||200.7 x 138.6 x 6.9 mm||200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm|
|Weight||318 grams||331 grams|
|Display||7.9″ (1536 x 2048) | 324 ppi||7.9″ (1536 x 2048) | 324 ppi|
|Camera||8 megapixels (rear) | 5 megapixels (front)||5 megapixels (rear) | 1.2 megapixels (front)|
|Hardware||2.3 GHz Intel Atom Z3580||1.3 GHz Apple A7|
|Battery||5,300 mAh||6,470 mAh|
|RAM||2 GB||1 GB|
|Storage||32 GB||16/64/128 GB – microSD expandable|
|Operating System||Android 5.0 Lollipop | Z Launcher||iOS 8.1.2|