• Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular vs Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display

Phone Comparison - Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular vs Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display

Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular
apple ipad mini wi-fi + cellular
Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display
apple ipad mini 2 retina display
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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple
Announced October 2012 October 2013
Status Available - November 2012 Available - November 2013
Colors Black/Slate, White/Silver Space Gray, Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 200 x 134.7 x 7.2 mm (7.87 x 5.30 x 0.28 in)
(7.87 x 5.3 x 0.28 in (0.31 x 0.21 x 0.01 in))
200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
(7.87 x 5.3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 312 g (11.01 oz) 331 g / 341 g (11.68 oz / 12.03 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - A1454/ A1455
CDMA 800 / 1900 / 2100 - A1455
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - A1454/ A1455 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 - A1454 LTE- all models
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 iOS 7.0.2
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, Apple A5 [Similar] Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 [Similar] PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] N/A
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32/64/128 GB storage
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] 7.9 inches [Similar]
Resolution 768 x 1024 pixels (162 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (324 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.76% 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, 2592x1944 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash No No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR
Video 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]

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

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16/32/64/128 GB storage
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 Non-removable Li-Po battery (23.8 Wh)
Capacity 16.3 Wh -
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 10 h (multimedia)