Apple iPad Air 3 vs Xiaomi Pad 5: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following tablets: Apple iPad Air 3 vs Xiaomi Pad 5

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Score

Ki Price/Quality
Score
No price,
no Ki
8.5 Ki Price/Quality
Score
Design and Screen score 6.9 Design & Materials 8.5 Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 7.8 Performance & Hardware 8.2 Performance & Hardware
Camera score 5.8 Camera 7.4 Camera
Connectivity score 8.2 Connectivity 4.8 Connectivity
Battery score 6.7 Battery 7.2 Battery

User reviews

User score --
8.7
5 reviews

Technical specifications of the Apple iPad Air 3 vs Xiaomi Pad 5

Specs where to buy Apple iPad Air 3 Apple iPad Air 3
Global · 3GB · 64GB · Wifi
Xiaomi Pad 5 price comparison Xiaomi Pad 5
Global · 6GB · 128GB
Inches 10.5" 11"
Resolution FHD WQHD+
Usable surface 78% useful 82% useful
Aspect Ratio 4:3 8:5
Dimensions 250.6 mm
174.1 mm
6.1 mm
254.7 mm
166.2 mm
6.9 mm
Weight 456 g 511 g
Micro A12
Hexa-Core
SnapD. 860
Octa-Core
RAM 3 GB RAM 6 GB RAM
Storage 64 GB 128 GB
AnTuTu 467.478
v8
575.266
v9
Battery 6040 mAh 8720 mAh
Main Camera 1
8 Mpx · ƒ/2.4

1
13 Mpx · ƒ/2.0

Selfie Camera SELF 7.2 Mpx · ƒ/2.2 SELF 8 Mpx · Unknow
Bands
OS iOS 15 Android 11 Red Velvet Cake

Brand

Brand Apple Xiaomi
Aliases Ipar air 2019 Nabu, 21051182G, Xiaomi Mi Pad 5

Release Date

Release date March 2019,
3 years ago
August 2021,
1 year ago
State Not available On Sale
Market Global Global

Design & Materials

Structure

Apple iPad Air 3
Xiaomi Pad 5
Apple iPad Air 3
Xiaomi Pad 5
Size
250.6 mm
174.1 mm
6.1 mm
254.7 mm
166.2 mm
6.9 mm
Weight 456 g 511 g
Usable surface 78 % 82 %
Materials Aluminium alloy Aluminium alloy
Resistance - -
Colors
Gold

Silver

Gray
White

Gray

Screen

Diagonal 10.5" 11"
Type LCD IPS LCD IPS
Aspect Ratio 4:3 8:5
Resolution FHD
2224 x 1668 px
WQHD+
2560 x 1600 px
Density 265 Pixels per inch 274 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Without Notch
  • Brightnes 500 cd/m² (typ)
  • Retina display
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
  • Without Notch
  • Refresh rate 120 Hz
  • Touch sampling rate 240 Hz
  • Brightnes 500 cd/m² (typ)
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • TÜV Rheinland Eye Comfort Certification
  • HDR10
  • DCI-P3
  • Dolby Vision
  • Scratch resistant
  • S-Pen
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
--
8.3
Do you think it's a nice phone?
--
9.2
Is it comfortable?
--
7.0
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
--
8.6
Number of reviews
--
5 reviews

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Apple A12 Bionic Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
CPU 2x ARMv8-A 2.38 GHz + 4x energy-efficient cores 1x Kryo 485 2.96 GHz + 3x Kryo 485 2.4 GHz + 4x Kryo 485 1.8 GHz
Type Hexa-Core Octa-Core
Manufacturing 7 nm 7 nm
Frequency 2.5 GHz 2.96 GHz
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU Apple 4-core graphics processing unit + M12 motion Qualcomm Adreno 640

RAM

RAM 3 GB 6 GB
Type LPDDR4X RAM LPDDR4X RAM

Storage

Capacity 64 GB 128 GB
Type -- UFS Storage 3.1
SD Slot No No

Security

Fingerprint Yes, on the front No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall

Others

Notifications LED -- --
Cooling system No Yes
Gaming buttons No No

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
--
9.0
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
--
9.6
What's your experience been with demanding games?
--
9.0
Number of reviews
--
5 reviews

Camera

Main

No. of cameras Rear camera Rear camera
1
Camera type

Standard

Standard
Resolution 8 Mpx 13 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Unknown
Type CMOS CMOS
Aperture ƒ/ 2.4 ƒ/ 2.0
ISO -- --
Pixel size -- --
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size -- --

Features

Flash No LED
Optical Stabilisation No No
Slow Motion Video No,
30 fps
Yes,
120 fps
Others
  • Digital zoom
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • RAW
  • 4K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer

Selfie

SELF
Camera type

Dedicated

Dedicated
Resolution 7.2 Mpx 8 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Unknown
Type -- --
Aperture ƒ/ 2.2 Unknow
Pixel size -- --
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size -- --
Others
--
--

DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score -- --

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
--
7.0
Quality of nighttime photos
--
5.5
Quality of selfies
--
7.2
Does it have a powerful flash?
--
8.0
Number of reviews
--
5 reviews

Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G -- --
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B11 (1500)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B14 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B21 (1500)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B29 (700)
  • B30 (2300)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
  • B71 (600)
--
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
--
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
--

SIM card

Dual SIM
Type

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi MiMO
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi MiMO

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

Navigation
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
--

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • Proprietary
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • USB Host 3.0

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

-- --
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

-- --

Others

Others
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
--
7.0
Quality of the GPS
--
8.0
And the WiFi?
--
9.4
Number of reviews
--
5 reviews

Battery

Battery

Capacity
6040 mAh
8720 mAh
Type Li-Ion Li-Ion Polymer
Fast charge No Yes,
33.0W
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
--
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 0%
    Less than a day
  • 0%
    One day
  • 20%
    More than one day
  • 80%
    Two days or more
Number of reviews
--
5 reviews

Software

Software

Operating System
  • iPadOS 15
    iOS 15 , 1 year ago
  • MIUI V13 (Android 11)
    Android 11 Red Velvet Cake, 1 year ago
Google Services (official) -- Yes

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
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  • 20%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 80%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 0%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
Do you regularly receive updates?
--
  • 0%
    Never
  • 0%
    Once a year
  • 60%
    Every six months
  • 40%
    Every two months or less
Number of reviews
--
5 reviews

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