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Apple iPad Air

Wi-Fi Only 128 GB

Apple iPad mini 3

128 GB Wi-Fi Only
A1600, A1599
Apple iPad Air Apple iPad mini 3
Global Score
7.847.86
Basic Information
AppleApple
iOS 8.x, 7.xiOS 8.x
2013-10-222014-10-16
9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 inches7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches
16.86 ounces11.68 ounces
Black, Gray and WhiteGold and Gray
AluminiumAluminium
$ 440.00 at Amazon$ 360.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
9.7 inches7.9 inches
2048 x 1536 pixels 2048 x 1536 pixels
IPS LCDIPS LCD
264 pixels per inch324 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.17.4
Performance
Apple A7 chipsetApple A7 chipset
64-bit Cyclone (Dual-Core 1400 MHz) processor64-bit Cyclone (Dual-Core 1300 MHz) processor
1 GB RAM1 GB RAM
PowerVR G6430 (600 MHz) GPUPowerVR G6430 (600 MHz) GPU
8.558.55
Storage
128 GB internal memory128 GB internal memory
No SD card slotNo SD card slot
5.75.7
Camera
5.00 MP + 1.20 MP5.00 MP + 1.20 MP
f/2.40 aperturef/2.40 aperture
33.00mm focal length32.00mm focal length
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
6.496.49
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE and GPRSLTE (4G), HSPA, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE, GPRS and CDMA
Nano SIMNano SIM
8.68.7
Battery Life
8820mAh Li-Polymer Battery6350mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
6.325.92
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
--Fingerprint ID Scanner
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

The iPad mini 3 has a general score of 7.86, which is just a bit better than the Apple iPad Air's score of 7.84. The iPad mini 3 is a notably lighter tablet than the Apple iPad Air, but they are 0.3inches thick. Both tablets in our current comparisson use the same iOS 8.x OS (operating system). Apple iPad mini 3 features a little bit better looking screen than iPad Air, because although it has a bit smaller screen, and they both have exactly the same 1536 x 2048 pixels resolution, the Apple iPad mini 3 also counts with a little bit better display pixels density.

The iPad mini 3 and iPad Air count with similar processing units, both have a 64 bits CPU, 1 GB of RAM memory, a 600 megahertz graphics processor and 2 cpu cores. The Apple iPad mini 3 has as much memory capacity for games and applications as iPad Air, they have exactly the same internal storage. Apple iPad Air features just a little bit longer battery duration than iPad mini 3, because it has 8820mAh of battery capacity.

Apple iPad mini 3's camera is very similar to the camera in iPad Air, both of them have the same video resolution, a same resolution back-facing camera, the same video frame rate and a F2.4 aperture.

The iPad mini 3 not only is the best tablets in this comparisson, but it's also a bargain compared to the other ones, which makes this tablet a no doubt choice.