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Apple iPad mini 2

Wi-Fi Only 16 GB
A1490, A1491, A1489
Apple iPad mini 2 Apple iPod Touch 5th Generation
Global Score
7.496.36
Basic Information
AppleApple
iOS 8.x, 7.xiOS 7.x, 6.1, 6
2013-10-222012-09-12
7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches4.86 x 2.31 x 0.24 inches
11.68 ounces3.10 ounces
Black, Gray and WhiteBlack and White
Aluminium--
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
$ 275.00 at Amazon$ 265.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
7.9 inches4 inches
2048 x 1536 pixels 640 x 1136 pixels
IPS LCDIPS LCD
324 pixels per inch326 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.47.2
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 memory64 GB internal memory
No SD card slotNo SD card slot
2.54.4
Camera
5.00 MP + 1.20 MP5.00 MP + 1.20 MP
f/2.40 aperturef/2.40 aperture
33.00mm focal length--
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
6.496.82
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile Hotspot--
LTE (4G), HSPA, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE and GPRS--
Nano SIM--
8.63.2
Battery Life
6471mAh Li-Polymer Battery1030mAh Li-Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
5.923.36
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPS--
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer and Gyroscope

Comparisson review

IPad mini 2 is better than the Apple iPod Touch 5th Generation, with a score of 7.49 against 6.36. The iPad mini 2 is a newer tablet than Apple iPod Touch 5th Generation, although it's noticeably heavier and notably thicker. Both tablets in this comparisson come with iOS OS (operating system), but the iPad mini 2 has a newer 8.x version and Apple iPod Touch 5th Generation has iOS 7.x version, so it provides you some extra features and performance optimizations.

The iPad mini 2 has a bit sharper display than Apple iPod Touch 5th Generation, because although it has a bit less pixels per display inch, it also counts with a way higher resolution of 1536 x 2048 and a way bigger display. The iPad mini 2 counts with a superior processing unit than iPod Touch 5th Generation, and although they both have a Dual-Core processor, the iPad mini 2 also has a faster graphics processor working at 600 megahertz, a 64 bits processor and 512 MB more RAM memory.

IPod Touch 5th Generation has a slightly better camera than Apple iPad mini 2. They have a same size diafragm aperture, the same 1920x1080 (Full HD) video resolution, the same resolution camera in the back and the same video frame rate. IPod Touch 5th Generation features a much bigger memory to install applications and games than iPad mini 2, because it has 64 GB internal memory.

The Apple iPad mini 2 has a really longer battery lifetime than Apple iPod Touch 5th Generation, because it has a 6471mAh battery capacity.

The iPad mini 2 costs a bit more than Apple iPod Touch 5th Generation, but you can get a better tablet for that few more dollars.