Apple iPad mini 2 vs Apple iPad mini 6 - specs comparison - PhoneArena

Apple iPad mini 2 vs Apple iPad mini 6

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Display

Size:

7.9 inches
8.3 inches

Resolution:

1536 x 2048 pixels, 324 PPI
2266 x 1488 pixels, 327 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Refresh rate:

60Hz

Screen-to-body:

71.82 %
77.41 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A7
Apple A15 Bionic (5 nm)

Processor:

Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit
Hexa-core, 64-bit

GPU:

PowerVR G6430
Yes

RAM:

1GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

128GB
64GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)
iPadOS (15.x)

Battery

Capacity:

6471 mAh
5078 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)
12 MP

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 33 mm
Aperture size: F1.8

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling

Front:

1.2 MP
12 MP

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches (200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm)
7.69 x 5.31 x 0.25 inches (195.4 x 134.8 x 6.3 mm)

Weight:

12.03 oz (341.0 g)
10.34 oz (297.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum; Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Other
Right: Volume control

Colors:

Black, Gray, Silver, White
Space Gray, Pink, Purple, Starlight

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79

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), 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+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(800)

Data Speed:

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

TV-out
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6); MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 15, 2013

FCC ID value:

BCGA1490

Measured SAR:

Body:

1.19 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.30 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 829

In The Box:

Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 22, 2013
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