Nokia N1 vs iPad Mini 3 spec comparison [Spec Off]


iPad Mini 3 vs Nokia N1

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
Storage 32 GB 16/64/128 GB – microSD expandable
Operating System Android 5.0 Lollipop | Z Launcher iOS 8.1.2
Price $260 $399.99+

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