• Apple iPad 4 Wi-Fi vs Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display vs Apple iPad Air

Phone Comparison - Apple iPad 4 Wi-Fi vs Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display vs Apple iPad Air

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple Apple
Announced October 2012 October 2013 October 2013
Status Available - November 2012 Available - November 2013 Available - November 2013
Colors Black, White Space Gray, Silver Space Gray, Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm
(9.5 x 7.31 x 0.37 in)
200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
(7.87 x 5.3 x 0.3 in)
240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.3 in)
Weight 652 g (23 oz) 331 g / 341 g (11.68 oz / 12.03 oz) 469 g / 478 g (16.54 oz / 16.86 oz)
2G Network N/A GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network N/A HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE- all models LTE- all models
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 iOS 7.0.2 iOS 7.0.2
Processor Dual-core 1.4 GHz, Apple A6X Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7
GPU PowerVR SGX554MP4 (quad-core graphics) PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics)
RAM 1 GB N/A N/A
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/32/64/128 GB storage
External Memory No No No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 9.7 inches 7.9 inches 9.7 inches
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (324 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.01% 71.76% 71.58%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels
Flash No No No
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS No Yes Yes
Edge No Yes Yes
3G N/A DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, v2.0 Yes, v2.0
GPS No Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML (Safari) HTML (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/32/64/128 GB storage
Expandable Storage No No No

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable, Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po battery (23.8 Wh) Non-removable Li-Po battery (32.4 Wh)
Capacity 11,560 mAh - -
Stand by Up to 720 h - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 10 h (multimedia)