Apple iPad mini 2 vs Amazon Fire HD 8

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Display

Size

7.9 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

1536 x 2048 pixels,
324 PPI
1280 x 800 pixels,
189 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

71.82 %
67.70 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
 

Hardware

System chip

Apple A7
MediaTek

Processor

Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit
Quad-core, 1500 MHz

GPU

PowerVR G6430
Yes

RAM

1GB LPDDR3
1GB

Internal storage

128GB
16GB, available to use: 11.6 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)
Android (5.0 Lollipop), Amazon Fire OS UI

Battery

Capacity

6471 mAh
 

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
User replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
5 MP

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 33 mm
 

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling
 

Front

1.2 MP
Yes

Design

Dimensions

7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches (200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm)
8.43 x 5.04 x 0.30 inches (214 x 128 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

12.03 oz (341.0 g)
the average is 18 oz (514 g)
10.97 oz (311.0 g)
the average is 18 oz (514 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
 

Colors

Black, Gray, Silver, White
Black, Pink, Orange, Blue

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, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

TV-out
 

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
Yes

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Apr 15, 2013
 

FCC ID value: BCGA1490 link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Body

1.19 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.30 W/kg
 

Buyers information

In The Box

Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
USB 2.0 cable, 5W power adapter, Quick Start Guide

Price

$ 829
$ 170
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