Apple iPhone 6s vs Apple iPad mini 4

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Display

Size

4.7 inches
7.9 inches

Resolution

1334 x 750 pixels,
326 PPI
2048 x 1536 pixels,
324 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

65.71 %
70.65 %

Colors

 
16 777 216

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Touchscreen

 
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A9 APL0898
Apple A8 APL1011

Processor

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Typhoon, 64-bit, 20 nm

GPU

PowerVR GT7600
PowerVR Series 6XT GX6450

RAM

2GB LPDDR4
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
128GB

Device type

Smart phone
Tablet

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

1715 mAh
5124 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Stand-by time

10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 21 days (514 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)
 

Internet use

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

Music playback

50.00 hours
 

Video playback

11.00 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 MP
8 MP

Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, PDAF, BSI sensor
Autofocus, BSI sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.1 μm

Flash

Dual LED
 

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Geo tagging
EIS, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Recording format

 
H.264, MOV

Features

Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling

Front

5 MP
1.2 MP

Features

HDR
 

Video capture

 
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)
8 x 5.3 x 0.24 inches (203.2 x 134.6 x 6.1 mm)

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
10.72 oz (304 g)
the average is 15 oz (427 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control

Colors

Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray
Gold, Gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d)
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+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

GSM

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

CDMA

800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

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

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A
EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO Rev.B

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

 
TV-out

Music player

 
 

Filter by

 
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

 
MP3, AAC, eAAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless)

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

 
MPEG4, H.264, Motion JPG, MOV

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Profiles/ Protocols

 
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Human Interface Device (HID), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; 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, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T4
 

Internet browsing

Browser

 
Safari

supports

 
HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support

 
Facebook, YouTube (upload), Flickr, Twitter

Phone features

Notifications

 
Flight mode, Silent mode

Phonebook

 
Unlimited entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name

Organizer

 
Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Notes

Messaging

 
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

 
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

 
Yes

Other features

 
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 09, 2015
 

FCC ID value: BCG-E2946A link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.45 W/kg
 

Body

0.38 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.58 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 849
$ 529

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 09, 2015
Sep 09, 2015
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