Apple iPad 3 vs Apple iPad mini 3

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Display

Size

9.7 inches
7.9 inches

Resolution

1536 x 2048 pixels,
264 PPI
1536 x 2048 pixels,
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 A5X
Apple A7

Processor

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

GPU

PowerVR SGX543MP4
PowerVR G6430

RAM

1GB LPDDR2
1GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

11560 mAh
6350 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
5 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 35.00 mm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 32 mm

Video recording

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

Features

EIS
Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling

Front

0.3 MP VGA
1.2 MP

Design

Dimensions

9.50 x 7.31 x 0.37 inches (241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm)
7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches (200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm)

Weight

23.00 oz (652 g)
the average is 16.6 oz (475 g)
12.03 oz (341 g)
the average is 16.6 oz (475 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (swipe)

Colors

Black, White
Gold, Gray

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, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

 
LTE, HSPA, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot
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 commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP

 
$ 729
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