Apple iPad Air (2019) vs Apple iPad mini (2019)

Display

Size

10.5 inches
7.9 inches

Resolution

2224 x 1668 pixels, 4:3 ratio,
265 PPI
2048 x 1536 pixels, 4:3 ratio,
324 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

79.41 %
70.65 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Apple 4-core GPU
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM

3GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

256GB
256GB

OS

iPadOS (13.x)
iPadOS (13.x)

Battery

Capacity

8134 mAh
5058 mAh

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 32 mm; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

7 MP (HDR)
7 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

9.8 x 6.8 x 0.24 inches (248.9 x 172.7 x 6.1 mm)
8 x 5.3 x 0.24 inches (203.2 x 134.6 x 6.1 mm)

Weight

16.37 oz (464 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (450 g)
10.87 oz (308 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (450 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), 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)
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 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
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-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0, EDR

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, 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

Shopping information

In The Box

Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter
Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter

MSRP

$ 779
$ 679
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