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Apple iPad mini Google Nexus 9
Global Score
6.917.42
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
$ 255.00 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, EDGE and GPRSLTE (4G), HSPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
Nano SIMSIM
9.28.5
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 has a global score of 7.42, which is a little bit better than the iPad mini's global score of 6.91. Google Nexus 9 comes with Android 5.0 operating system, while iPad mini works with iOS 8.x operating system. Google Nexus 9's body is a little thicker and extremely heavier than the iPad mini.

Google Nexus 9 features a quite superior hardware performance than iPad mini, because although it has doesn't have an additional graphics processing unit, and they both have a Dual-Core CPU, the Google Nexus 9 also counts with a greater amount of RAM memory and a 64-bits CPU. Google Nexus 9 counts with a more vivid screen than iPad mini, because it has a little bigger display, a way better resolution of 2048 x 1536px and a way higher screen pixels density.

Google Nexus 9's storage capacity for games and applications is just as good as the iPad mini one, they have equal 32 GB internal memory capacity. The iPad mini captures a little bit better pictures and videos than Google Nexus 9, although it has a lower 1920x1080 (Full HD) video resolution and a lot lower resolution camera, they both have a F2.4 aperture.

The iPad mini has a little better battery lifetime than Google Nexus 9, although it has just 4440mAh of battery capacity.

Despite of being the best tablet in our current comparisson, Google Nexus 9 is also cheaper.