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Apple iPad mini 2

Wi-Fi Only 16 GB
A1490, A1491, A1489

Apple iPad mini

Wi-Fi Only 16 GB
Apple iPad mini 2 Apple iPad mini
Global Score
7.496.83
Basic Information
AppleApple
iOS 8.x, 7.xiOS 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6
2013-10-220000-00-00
7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches7.87 x 5.30 x 0.28 inches
11.68 ounces10.86 ounces
Black, Gray and WhiteBlack and White
AluminiumAluminium
$ 275.00 at Amazon$ 285.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
7.9 inches7.9 inches
2048 x 1536 pixels 1024 x 768 pixels
IPS LCDIPS LCD
324 pixels per inch162 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.46.1
Performance
Apple A7 chipsetApple A5 chipset
64-bit Cyclone (Dual-Core 1300 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processor
1 GB RAM512 MB RAM
PowerVR G6430 (600 MHz) GPUPowerVR SGX543 MP2 (Dual-Core 200 MHz) GPU
8.557.29
Storage
16 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
No SD card slotNo SD card slot
2.52.5
Camera
5.00 MP + 1.20 MP5.00 MP + 1.20 MP
f/2.40 aperturef/2.40 aperture
33.00mm focal length33.00mm 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+ (4G), HSDPA, EDGE and GPRS
Nano SIMNano SIM
8.69.2
Battery Life
6471mAh Li-Polymer Battery4440mAh Li-Polymer Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
5.925.36
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

The iPad mini 2 is a little bit better than iPad mini, with a 7.49 score against 6.83. IPad mini 2's design is just a bit thicker and a bit heavier than the iPad mini. These tablets have the same iOS 8.x OS, so both of them should give you the same OS features. The iPad mini 2 counts with a quite superior hardware performance than Apple iPad mini, and although they both have a Dual-Core CPU, the iPad mini 2 also has a 64 bits CPU, more RAM and a better graphics co-processor.

The iPad mini 2 counts with an incredibly better display than iPad mini, and although they both have a same size display, the iPad mini 2 also has a lot better resolution of 1536 x 2048px and much more pixels per inch in the display. The iPad mini's camera is just as good as the camera in iPad mini 2, they have a 5 MP resolution camera, the same video frame rates, the same (Full HD) video quality and a F2.4 aperture.

Apple iPad mini has as much memory to install games and applications as the iPad mini 2, both have the same internal memory capacity. The Apple iPad mini 2 features improved battery performance than Apple iPad mini, because it has a 46% greater battery size.

Apple iPad mini 2 is not only the best tablets of the ones we are comparing here, but it's also cheap compared to the other tablet, making this tablet a very good choice.