Phone Comparison - Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 vs Apple iPad Air 2

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9
xiaomi mi pad 7.9
Apple iPad Air 2
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general General Info

Manufacturer Xiaomi Apple
Announced March 2014 October 2014
Status Available - June 2014 Available - October 2014
Price - Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Blue, Green, Yellow, Pink, White, Gray Space Gray, Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 202 x 135.4 x 8.5 mm
(7.95 x 5.33 x 0.33 in)
240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
Weight 360 g (12.7 oz) 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz)
2G Network No GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network No HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE
Messaging , EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) iOS 8.1
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A15, Nvidia Tegra K1 [Similar] Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A8X [Similar]
GPU ULP GeForce Kepler (192 cores) [Similar] PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/64 GB 16/64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB No

display Display

Type 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 1536 x 2048 pixels (324 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.69% 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 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash No No
Features - Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video 1080p 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP [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 v4.0 v4.0, A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go v2.0
GPS No Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16/64 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB No
USB OTG Supported -

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 Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery (32.4 Wh)
Capacity 6700 mAh 8600 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 11 h (multimedia) Up to 10 h (multimedia)