Apple iPad mini 2 vs Apple iPad Air 2

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Display

Size

7.9 inches
9.7 inches

Resolution

1536 x 2048 pixels,
324 PPI
2048 x 1536 pixels,
264 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

71.82 %
71.65 %

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 A7
Apple A8X

Processor

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

GPU

PowerVR G6430
PowerVR GXA6850

RAM

1GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

128GB
128GB

Device type

Tablet
Tablet

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x)

Battery

Capacity

6471 mAh
7340 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 33 mm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 31 mm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

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

Front

1.2 MP
1.2 MP

Design

Dimensions

7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches (200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm)
9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 inches (240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm)

Weight

12.03 oz (341.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)
15.41 oz (437.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Right: Volume control, Other
Right: Volume control

Colors

Black, Gray, Silver, White
Gold, Gray, Silver

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

Data Speed

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
LTE, HSPA, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
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

Screen mirroring

TV-out
TV-out

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

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
Oct 16, 2014

FCC ID value: BCGA1490 link
FCC ID value: BCGA1566 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Body

1.19 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.30 W/kg
1.56 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

$ 829
$ 829

In The Box

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

Availability

Officially announced

Oct 22, 2013
Oct 16, 2014
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