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Apple iPad mini 2

Wi-Fi Only 16 GB
A1490, A1491, A1489
Apple iPad mini Apple iPad mini 2
Global Score
6.937.49
Basic Information
AppleApple
iOS 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6iOS 8.x, 7.x
0000-00-002013-10-22
7.87 x 5.30 x 0.28 inches7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches
11.01 ounces11.68 ounces
Black and WhiteBlack, Gray and White
AluminiumAluminium
$ 269.00 at Amazon$ 275.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
7.9 inches7.9 inches
1024 x 768 pixels 2048 x 1536 pixels
IPS LCDIPS LCD
162 pixels per inch324 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
6.17.4
Performance
Apple A5 chipsetApple A7 chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processor64-bit Cyclone (Dual-Core 1300 MHz) processor
512 MB RAM1 GB RAM
PowerVR SGX543 MP2 (Dual-Core 200 MHz) GPUPowerVR G6430 (600 MHz) GPU
7.298.55
Storage
32 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
No SD card slotNo SD card slot
3.32.5
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+ (4G), HSDPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMALTE (4G), HSPA, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE and GPRS
Nano SIMNano SIM
9.48.6
Battery Life
4440mAh Li-Polymer Battery6471mAh Li-Polymer Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
5.365.92
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

IPad mini 2 is just a bit better than iPad mini, with a 7.49 score against 6.93. Both of these tablets include the same iOS 8.x OS (Operating System). IPad mini 2 is a a little heavier and a bit thicker tablet than iPad mini. The iPad mini 2 features a lot better screen than iPad mini, and although they both have a same size screen, the iPad mini 2 also has a lot greater display pixels density and a much better resolution of 1536 x 2048.

The iPad mini 2 has a greater performance than iPad mini, and although they both have a Dual-Core processor, the iPad mini 2 also has a faster graphics processing unit working at 600 MHz, a 64 bits processor and a larger amount of RAM memory. The iPad mini and the iPad mini 2 have similar cameras, both have a back-facing camera with a 5 MP, the same video frame rate, the same aperture and the same video resolution.

The Apple iPad mini features a lot bigger storage capacity for games and applications than Apple iPad mini 2, because it has more internal storage capacity. IPad mini 2 counts with improved battery life than Apple iPad mini, because it has 6471mAh of battery capacity.

The Apple iPad mini 2 costs a little more money than iPad mini, but you can get a better tablet for that few more dollars.