Phone Comparison - Apple iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G vs Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi

Apple iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G
apple ipad 2 wi-fi + 3g
Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi
apple ipad mini wi-fi
Add 3rd Phone

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple
Announced March 2011 October 2012
Status Available - March 2011 Available - November 2012
Colors Black, White Black/Slate, White/Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 241.2 x 185.7 x 8.8 mm
(9.5 x 7.31 x 0.35 in)
200 x 134.7 x 7.2 mm
(7.87 x 5.3 x 0.28 in)
Weight 607 g (21.41 oz) 308 g (10.86 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 N/A
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 N/A
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 4, upgradable to iOS 5 iOS 6
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, Apple A5 [Similar] Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, Apple A5 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 [Similar] PowerVR SGX543MP2 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage
External Memory No No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 9.7 inches [Similar] 7.9 inches [Similar]
Resolution 768 x 1024 pixels (132 ppi) 768 x 1024 pixels (162 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.01% 71.76%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No No
Games Yes Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 0.7 MP, 960 x 720 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash No No
Features No Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes No
Edge Yes No
3G HSDPA; HSUPA No
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support No
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage No No

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor not present proximity sensor not present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Standard battery, Li-Po
Capacity 6930 mAh (25 Wh) 16.3 Wh
Stand by Up to 720 h -
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 10 h