Cams And Comms
The cameras on the Galaxy Note 8 and iPad mini are virtually identical. Both come with 5MP auto-focus cameras in the rear, and neither has a flash. Note 8 has a 1.3MP sensor in front to the mini's 1.2MP sensor. Apple's rear camera contains a 2.4f aperture and five element auto-focus lens, with image stabilization and backside illumination. The front cameras of both capture 720p video and can geotag photos and videos. Samsung didn't publish specs on its rear-camera lens, but it does include tons of cool software designed to enhance photos. Both the iPad mini and Galaxy Note 8 can capture 1080p 30fps video and come with dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS.