Compare Apple iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G 64GB vs Apple iPad mini 3 WiFi 64GB

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SummarySummary 66 Score 70 Score
Performance Apple A5
iOS 4, up to iOS 9.0.2
Apple A7
1 GB RAM
iOS 8.1, up to iOS 9.0.2
Display 9.7 inches
768 pixels
132 PPI Density
7.9 inches
1536 pixels
324 PPI Density
Camera 0.7 MP (Main) 5 MP (Main)
1.2 MP (Front)
Battery 6930 mAh
Li-Po
6470 mAh
Li-Po
DisplayDisplay
Screen Size 9.7 inches 7.9 inches
Screen Resolution 768x1024 pixels 1536x2048 pixels
Pixel Density 132 PPI 324 PPI
Display Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
ChipsetChipset
Brand Apple Apple
Chipset Apple A5 Apple A7
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based)
RAM 1 GB
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics)
CameraCamera
Rear Camera Resolution 0.7 MP 5 MP
Front Camera Resolution 1.2 MP
Dual Camera
Video
Camera Features Autofocus, Touch Focus, Geo-Tagging
GeneralGeneral
Operating System iOS iOS
OS Version iOS 4, up to iOS 9.0.2 iOS 8.1, up to iOS 9.0.2
Weight 607 g 331 g
Dimensions 241.2 x 185.7 x 8.8 mm 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
Thickness 8.8mm 7.5mm
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 64 GB 64 GB
Card Slot No No
Other 64GB storage, no card slot 64GB storage, no card slot
CommunicationCommunication
SIM Card Slots Single SIM
SIM Card Type Micro-SIM
Bluetooth v2.1, A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes
NFC No No
ConnectivityConnectivity
2G
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850) - A1600
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
GPRS
EDGE
Radio
BatteryBattery
Battery Capacity 6930 mAh 6470 mAh
Battery Type Li-Po Li-Po
Standby Time Up to 720 h
Talk Time Up to 9 h Up to 10 h (multimedia)
Other FeaturesOther Features
Fingerprint Scanner
Waterproof
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, compass Accelerometer, gyro, compass
Messaging iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM
Java No No
Other iCloud cloud service , Maps , Audio/video player/editor , Photo viewer/editor , Voice memo , TV-out , Document viewer , Predictive text input Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic , Siri natural language commands and dictation , iCloud cloud service , iCloud Keychain , TV-out , Maps , Audio/video player/editor , Organizer , Photo viewer/editor , Document viewer/editor , Voice memo , Predictive text input
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