• Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display vs Apple iPad Air vs Apple iPad Mini 4

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

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple Apple
Announced October 2013 October 2013 September 2015
Status Available - November 2013 Available - November 2013 Available - September 2015
Price - - Rs. 28,799 ($423.51) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Space Gray, Silver Space Gray, Silver Space Gray, Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 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)
203.2 x 134.8 x 6.1 mm
(8 x 5.31 x 0.24 in)
Weight 331 g / 341 g (11.68 oz / 12.03 oz) 469 g / 478 g (16.54 oz / 16.86 oz) 299 g (Wi-Fi) / 304 (10.55 oz (Wi-Fi) / 10.72 )
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
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 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE- all models LTE- all models LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - Cellular version only
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - Fingerprint sensor (TouchID v2)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 7.0.2 iOS 7.0.2 iOS 9
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Apple A8
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) -
RAM N/A N/A 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/64/128 GB
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, Scratch-resistant Glass, Oleophobic Coating
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 7.9 inches 9.7 inches 7.9 inches
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (324 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (324 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.76% 71.58% 70.58%
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, 2592x1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash No No No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, 1.12μm Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (Photo/Panorama)
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, Face Detection, HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes 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 HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, v2.0 v2.0, reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (3G/LTE model only)
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML (Safari) HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

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

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 (23.8 Wh) Non-removable Li-Po battery (32.4 Wh) Non-removable Li-Po battery
Capacity - - 5124 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 10 h (multimedia)