Apple iPad 9.7-inch vs Apple iPad mini (2019)

Display

Display size

9.7 inches
7.9 inches

Resolution

1536 x 2048 pixels
1536 x 2048 pixels

Pixel density

264 ppi
324 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

71.65 %
70.65 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A9 APL0898
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Dual-core, 1850 MHz, Twister, 64-bit, 16 nm
Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

PowerVR GT7600
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM

2 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

 
256 GB

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)
iPadOS

Battery

Capacity

8827 mAh
5058 mAh

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps)

Features

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

Front

1.2 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 inches (240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm)
8 x 5.3 x 0.24 inches (203.2 x 134.6 x 6.1 mm)

Weight

16.86 oz (478 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (587 g)
10.87 oz (308 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (587 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
Gold, Gray, Silver

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s)
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0, EDR

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Video out, Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Phone features

Notifications

 
Vibration

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter

MSRP price

$ 559
$ 679
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