Apple iPad 2 vs Apple iPad mini 2

Display

Display size

9.7 inches
7.9 inches

Resolution

1024 x 768 pixels
2048 x 1536 pixels

Pixel density

132 ppi
324 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

65.03 %
71.82 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Oleophobic coating
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A5
Apple A7

Processor

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit

GPU

PowerVR SGX543MP2
PowerVR G6430

RAM

0.5 GB
1 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

OS

iOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6, 5.1, 5, 4.x)
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)

Battery

Capacity

6944 mAh
6471 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

0.7 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

 
Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Video recording

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Video calling
Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
1.2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

9.50 x 7.31 x 0.34 inches (241.2 x 185.7 x 8.8 mm)
7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches (200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm)

Weight

21.62 oz (613 g)
the average is 21.2 oz (606 g)
12.03 oz (341 g)
the average is 21.2 oz (606 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Colors

Black, White
Black, Gray, Silver, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE, HSPA, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

2.1, EDR
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Hotspot

USB

Proprietary
Lightning

Features

Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

HDMI

Yes
 

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Phone features

Notifications

Silent mode, Speakerphone
Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features

Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

Dock Connector to USB Cable, 10W USB Power Adapter
Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter

MSRP price

 
$ 829
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