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

Display

Display size

10.5 inches
7.9 inches

Resolution

1668 x 2224 pixels
1536 x 2048 pixels

Pixel density

265 ppi
324 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

79.41 %
70.65 %

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

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

Front

7 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
High Dynamic Range mode (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 20.4 oz (582 g)
10.87 oz (308 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
Gold, Gray, Silver

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

3 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

256 GB
256 GB

OS

iOS (12.x)
iOS (12.x)

Battery

Capacity

8134 mAh
5058 mAh

Internet use

 
 

LTE

9 hours
9 hours

Wi-Fi

10 hours
10 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

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

GSM

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

Data

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

Connectivity

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0, EDR

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Yes
Yes

Connector

Lightning
Lightning

Features

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

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
Apple Pay

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Vibration
Vibration

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP price

$ 779
$ 679
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