Apple iPad 2 Wi-Fi vs Apple iPad mini

Display

Size

9.7 inches
7.9 inches

Resolution

768 x 1024 pixels,
132 PPI
768 x 1024 pixels,
162 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

65.03 %
71.82 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A5 S5L8940X
Apple A5

Processor

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9, 45 nm
Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU

PowerVR SGX543MP2
PowerVR SGX543MP2

RAM

0.5GB
0.5GB

Internal storage

64GB
64GB

OS

iOS (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

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

0.7 MP
5 MP

Features

 
Autofocus, BSI sensor

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling
Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling

Front

0.3 MP VGA
1.2 MP

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

21.20 oz (601 g)
the average is 15 oz (427 g)
11.01 oz (312 g)
the average is 15 oz (427 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Colors

Black, White
Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 4(AWS-1), 17(700 b)

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

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

SIM type

 
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; 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

 
Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter

MSRP

 
$ 659
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