Apple iPad mini (7th Gen) vs Apple iPad Air 11-inch (M2, 2024) Specs Comparison

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Display

Size:

8.3 inches
11.0 inches

Resolution:

2266 x 1488 pixels, 327 PPI
2360 x 1640 pixels, 261 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Refresh rate:

60Hz

Screen-to-body:

77.41 %
81.48 %

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A16 Bionic (5 nm)
Apple M2

Processor:

Hexa-core, 64-bit
Octa-core

GPU:

Yes
10-core GPU

RAM:

8GB

Internal storage:

64GB, not expandable
128GB, not expandable

OS:

iPadOS (15.x)
iPadOS (15.x)

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

Battery

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

12 MP
12 MP

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F1.8

Flash:

Quad LED
LED

Video recording:

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

Front:

12 MP
12 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

9.72 x 7.03 x 0.24 inches (247 x 178.5 x 6.1 mm)

Weight:

16.26 oz (462.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Right: Volume control

Colors:

Blue, Purple, Starlight ,Space Gray

Cellular

5G:

5G Ready
n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n13, n14, n20, n25, n28, n29, n30, n38, n41, n48, n66, n70, n71, n75, n77, n78, n79

4G (FDD):

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), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

4G (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 48(3600)

3G:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

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

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.3
5.3

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6); MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), Wi-Fi 6E; Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Charging
Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Yes
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