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Apple iPad mini 2

Wi-Fi Only 32 GB
A1490, A1491, A1489
Apple iPad mini Apple iPad mini 2
Global Score
6.937.57
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$ 255.00 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 memory32 GB internal memory
No SD card slotNo SD card slot
3.33.3
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 slightly better than the iPad mini, getting a 7.57 score against 6.93. Both of these tablets use the same iOS 8.x operating system, so both of them should count with identical operating system features. Despite being the best tablet we compare here, iPad mini 2 is a a little thicker and just a little heavier tablet than the iPad mini.

The iPad mini 2 has a superior processor than iPad mini, and although they both have a Dual-Core processing unit, the iPad mini 2 also has a 64-bit processing unit, a faster 600 MHz graphics co-processor and more RAM. The Apple iPad mini 2 features a much better looking screen than Apple iPad mini, and although they both have a same size screen, the Apple iPad mini 2 also has a lot better resolution of 1536 x 2048px and a lot greater pixels number per inch of screen.

IPad mini 2's storage capacity for games and applications is very similar to Apple iPad mini's one, both have exactly the same internal storage. The iPad mini 2 has a camera that is very similar to the iPad mini one, both have the same video quality, a 5 megapixels camera, the same video frame rates and a same size diafragm aperture.

Apple iPad mini 2 features superior battery performance than iPad mini, because it has 6471mAh of battery capacity.

Even being the best tablet between the ones we are comparing here, the iPad mini 2 is also a bit cheaper.