Phone Comparison - Apple iPad Air vs Apple iPad mini 3

Apple iPad Air
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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple
Announced October 2013 October 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Available - October 2014
Price - Rs. 32,687 ($480.69) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Space Gray, Silver Space Gray/Black, Silver/White, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.3 in)
200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
(7.87 x 5.3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 469 g / 478 g (16.54 oz / 16.86 oz) 331 g / 341 g (11.68 oz / 12.03 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE- all models LTE
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 7.0.2 iOS 8.1
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 [Similar] Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar] PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar]
RAM N/A 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/64/128 GB
External Memory No No

display Display

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

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

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

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G 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 v4.0, A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
USB Yes, v2.0 v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3
Expandable Storage No No

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Po battery (32.4 Wh) Non-removable Li-Po Battery (24.3 Wh)
Capacity - 6470 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 10 h (multimedia)