Apple iPad 2 vs Apple iPad mini

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Display

Display size

9.7 inches
7.9 inches

Resolution

1024 x 768 pixels
1024 x 768 pixels

Pixel density

132 ppi
162 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

65.03 %
71.82 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

0.7 megapixels
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 33 mm

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 0.28 inches (200 x 134.7 x 7.2 mm)

Weight

21.62 oz (613 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)
11.01 oz (312 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Colors

Black, White
Black, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A5
Apple A5

Processor

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU

PowerVR SGX543MP2
PowerVR SGX543MP2

RAM

0.5 GB
0.5 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

6944 mAh
4440 mAh

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 4, 17

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

2.1, EDR
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band

USB

Yes
Yes

Connector

Proprietary
Lightning

Features

 
Mass storage device

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Notifications

Silent mode, Speakerphone
Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features

Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

TV-out
TV-out

Speakers

 
Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 02, 2011
Oct 23, 2012

FCC ID value: BCGA1396 link
FCC ID value: BCGA1454 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Body

1.19 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Measured in

1900 MHz
 

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.55 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP price

 
$ 659
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