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Apple iPad mini 2

Wi-Fi Only 32 GB
A1490, A1491, A1489
Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Apple iPad mini 2
Global Score
7.397.57
Basic Information
SonyApple
Android 4.4.4, 4.4iOS 8.x, 7.x
2014-02-242013-10-22
10.47 x 6.77 x 0.25 inches7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches
15.49 ounces11.68 ounces
Black and WhiteBlack, Gray and White
--Aluminium
Scratch-Resistant Glass--
$ 249.00 at Amazon$ 255.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
10.1 inches7.9 inches
1920 x 1200 pixels 2048 x 1536 pixels
IPS LCDIPS LCD
224 pixels per inch324 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
6.87.4
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AB chipsetApple A7 chipset
Krait 400 (Quad-Core 2300 MHz) processor64-bit Cyclone (Dual-Core 1300 MHz) processor
3 GB RAM1 GB RAM
Adreno 330 (450 MHz) GPUPowerVR G6430 (600 MHz) GPU
8.378.55
Storage
16 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slotNo SD card slot
3.53.3
Camera
8.10 MP + 2.20 MP5.00 MP + 1.20 MP
--f/2.40 aperture
--33.00mm focal length
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
5.066.49
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE (4G), HSPA, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE and GPRS
Micro SIMNano SIM
9.48.6
Battery Life
6000mAh Battery6471mAh Li-Polymer Battery
Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
1240 hours standby time
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4.885.92
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
NFC--
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

Apple iPad mini 2 is a little bit better than the Xperia Z2 Tablet, with a overall score of 7.57 against 7.39. The Apple iPad mini 2 design is a lot lighter but thicker than Xperia Z2 Tablet, and both of them were only released 4 months apart. The Apple iPad mini 2 comes with iOS 8.x OS, while Xperia Z2 Tablet has Android 4.4.4 OS.

IPad mini 2 features a bit sharper screen than Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, because although it has a lot smaller screen, it also counts with more pixels per inch in the display and a quite better resolution of 1536 x 2048px. The iPad mini 2 features a little bit better processing power than Xperia Z2 Tablet, because although it has less RAM and a lower number of cores, it also counts with a much better graphics co-processor running at 600 megahertz and a 64-bits CPU.

The iPad mini 2 counts with a way better camera than Xperia Z2 Tablet, although it has a worse 1920x1080 video quality and a lot lower 5 MP resolution back facing camera. Xperia Z2 Tablet has just a bit bigger storage to store more apps and games than iPad mini 2, because although it has just 16 GB internal storage, it also counts with a SD memory slot that holds up to 64 GB.

The iPad mini 2 features a much better battery life than Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, because it has an 8% more battery size.

The iPad mini 2 is a bit more expensive than Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, but you can get a better tablet for that few extra dollars.