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Google Nexus 9 Apple iPad mini
Global Score
7.426.91
Basic Information
GoogleApple
Android 5.0iOS 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6
2014-10-150000-00-00
8.99 x 6.05 x 0.31 inches7.87 x 5.30 x 0.28 inches
15.38 ounces11.01 ounces
Black, Brown and WhiteBlack and White
--Aluminium
Scratch-Resistant Glass--
$ 249.00 at Amazon$ 255.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
8.9 inches7.9 inches
1536 x 2048 pixels 1024 x 768 pixels
IPS LCDIPS LCD
288 pixels per inch162 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.36.1
Performance
NVIDIA Tegra K1 chipsetApple A5 chipset
64-bit Denver (Dual-Core 2300 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processor
2 GB RAM512 MB RAM
Kepler DX1 GPUPowerVR SGX543 MP2 (Dual-Core 200 MHz) GPU
8.197.29
Storage
32 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
No SD card slotNo SD card slot
3.33.3
Camera
8.00 MP + 1.60 MP5.00 MP + 1.20 MP
f/2.40 aperturef/2.40 aperture
--33.00mm focal length
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
6.056.49
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, EDGE and GPRS
SIMNano SIM
8.59.2
Battery Life
6700mAh Li-Polymer Battery4440mAh Li-Polymer Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
5.25.36
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 a bit better than the Apple iPad mini, having a 7.42 score against 6.91. The Google Nexus 9 has Android 5.0 OS, while Apple iPad mini comes with iOS 8.x OS. The Google Nexus 9 construction is a little bit thicker and way heavier than Apple iPad mini. Google Nexus 9 counts with a sharper display than iPad mini, because it has a much better resolution of 2048 x 1536px, a little larger screen and a much better screen density.

The Google Nexus 9 and the Apple iPad mini feature quite similar storage capacity to install applications and games or saving photos and videos, they have equal internal memory capacity. Google Nexus 9 features a better CPU than iPad mini, because although it has doesn't have an extra graphics co-processor, and they both have a Dual-Core processing unit, the Google Nexus 9 also counts with a 64-bit processing unit and 1,5 GB more RAM memory.

IPad mini has just a bit better camera than Google Nexus 9, although it has a worse 1920x1080 (Full HD) video definition and a way less mega-pixels resolution camera in the back, they both have a same size aperture. Apple iPad mini features a little better battery performance than Google Nexus 9, although it has 4440mAh of battery capacity against 6700mAh.

The Google Nexus 9 not only is the best tablets in our current comparisson, but it's also cheap compared to the other tablet, which makes this tablet an easy choice.