Apple iPad mini vs Apple iPad 4

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Display

Size

7.9 inches
9.7 inches

Resolution

768 x 1024 pixels,
162 PPI
1536 x 2048 pixels,
264 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

71.82 %
65.03 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip

Apple A5
Apple A6X

Processor

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Dual-core, 1400 MHz

GPU

PowerVR SGX543MP2
PowerVR SGX554

RAM

0.5GB DDR2
1GB

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

Device type

Tablet
Tablet

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

4440 mAh
 

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, 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: 33 mm
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling
EIS

Front

1.2 MP
1.2 MP

Design

Dimensions

7.87 x 5.30 x 0.28 inches (200 x 134.7 x 7.2 mm)
9.50 x 7.31 x 0.37 inches (241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm)

Weight

11.01 oz (312.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)
23.35 oz (662.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
 

Keys

Right: Volume control, Other
Right: Volume control, Other

Colors

Black, White
Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 4(AWS-1), 17(700 b)
Bands 4(AWS-1), 17(700 b)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

TV-out
TV-out

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; Hotspot

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

HDMI

 
Yes

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 23, 2012
 

FCC ID value: BCGA1454 link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Body

1.19 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.55 W/kg
 

Buyers information

Price

$ 659
$ 799

In The Box

Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced

Oct 23, 2012
Oct 23, 2012
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