Apple iPad mini 4 vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus

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Display

Display size

7.9 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

1536 x 2048 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

324 ppi
401 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

70.65 %
67.58 %

Peak brightness

 
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.1 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

 
Quad LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

1.2 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

8 x 5.3 x 0.24 inches (203.2 x 134.6 x 6.1 mm)
6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

10.72 oz (304 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)
6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust

IP certified

 
IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray
Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, Red

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A8 APL1011
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Typhoon, 64-bit, 20 nm
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

PowerVR Series 6XT GX6450
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM

2 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
256 GB, not expandable

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

5124 mAh
2900 mAh

Talk time (3G)

 
21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)

Internet use

 
 

3G

 
13 hours

LTE

 
13 hours

Wi-Fi

 
15 hours

Music playback

 
60.00 hours

Video playback

 
12.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
 

Data

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

Yes
Yes

Connector

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device, USB charging

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

TV-out
 

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
Lightning

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Sep 07, 2016

 
FCC ID value: BCG-E3087A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.09 W/kg

Body

 
1.10 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.52 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.13 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 529
$ 969
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