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Apple iPad mini Google Nexus 9
Global Score
6.937.42
Basic Information
AppleGoogle
iOS 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6Android 5.0
0000-00-002014-10-15
7.87 x 5.30 x 0.28 inches8.99 x 6.05 x 0.31 inches
11.01 ounces15.38 ounces
Black and WhiteBlack, Brown and White
Aluminium--
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
$ 269.00 at Amazon$ 249.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
7.9 inches8.9 inches
1024 x 768 pixels 1536 x 2048 pixels
IPS LCDIPS LCD
162 pixels per inch288 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
6.17.3
Performance
Apple A5 chipsetNVIDIA Tegra K1 chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processor64-bit Denver (Dual-Core 2300 MHz) processor
512 MB RAM2 GB RAM
PowerVR SGX543 MP2 (Dual-Core 200 MHz) GPUKepler DX1 GPU
7.298.19
Storage
32 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
No SD card slotNo SD card slot
3.33.3
Camera
5.00 MP + 1.20 MP8.00 MP + 1.60 MP
f/2.40 aperturef/2.40 aperture
33.00mm focal length--
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution
6.496.05
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMALTE (4G), HSPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
Nano SIMSIM
9.48.5
Battery Life
4440mAh Li-Polymer Battery6700mAh Li-Polymer Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
5.365.2
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
--NFC
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

The Google Nexus 9 is just a bit better than the iPad mini, with a score of 7.42 against 6.93. The Google Nexus 9 comes with Android 5.0 OS, and iPad mini counts with iOS 8.x OS. Google Nexus 9 is a extremely heavier and just a little bit thicker device than the iPad mini. Google Nexus 9 has a more powerful processing unit than iPad mini, because although it has doesn't have an additional graphics co-processor, and they both have the same number of cores, the Google Nexus 9 also counts with a 64-bit processing unit and a higher amount of RAM memory.

The Google Nexus 9 has a much better screen than iPad mini, because it has a way better 2048 x 1536 resolution, a way higher number of pixels per inch of display and a quite larger screen. IPad mini has just a bit better camera than Google Nexus 9, although it has a worse 1920x1080 (Full HD) video definition and a lot less MP resolution back facing camera, they both have a same size diafragm aperture.

The Google Nexus 9 features as much memory for games and applications as Apple iPad mini, they have the same 32 GB internal storage capacity. The iPad mini counts with a bit better battery performance than Google Nexus 9, although it has just 4440mAh of battery size against 6700mAh.

In addition to being the best tablet of the ones we compare here, Google Nexus 9 is also the cheapest.