Apple iPad mini 3 vs Apple iPhone 6s

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Display

Display size

7.9 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

2048 x 1536 pixels
750 x 1334 pixels

Pixel density

324 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

71.82 %
65.71 %

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 32 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Flash

 
Dual LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

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

Front

1.2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches (200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm)
5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

12.03 oz (341 g)
the average is 19.9 oz (568 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray
Gray, Silver, Rose Gold

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

TV-out
 

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A7
Apple A9 APL0898

Processor

Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU

PowerVR G6430
PowerVR GT7600

RAM

1 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
128 GB, not expandable

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

6350 mAh
1715 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Stand-by time

 
10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 10 hours; LTE: 10 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours

Music playback

 
50.00 hours

Video playback

 
11.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 16, 2014
Sep 09, 2015

FCC ID value: BCGA1600 link
FCC ID value: BCG-E2946A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.45 W/kg

Body

 
0.38 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.29 W/kg
1.58 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
 

MSRP price

$ 729
$ 849
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