Phone Comparison - Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi vs Apple iPad Air 2

Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi
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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple
Announced October 2012 October 2014
Status Available - November 2012 Available - October 2014
Price - Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black/Slate, White/Silver Space Gray, Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 200 x 134.7 x 7.2 mm
(7.87 x 5.3 x 0.28 in)
240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
Weight 308 g (10.86 oz) 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz)
2G Network N/A GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network N/A HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 iOS 8.1
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, Apple A5 [Similar] Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A8X [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 [Similar] PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64 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 7.9 inches [Similar] 9.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 768 x 1024 pixels (162 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.76% 71.58%
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, 2592x1944 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash No No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, 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 No Yes
Edge No Yes
3G No DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 150 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 v2.0
GPS No Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 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 Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Po Battery (32.4 Wh)
Capacity 16.3 Wh 8600 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 10 h (multimedia)