Compare Apple iPad Air 2 wifi+cellular 32GB vs Apple iPad Mini 4 WiFi 32GB

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SummarySummary 72 Score 73 Score
Performance Apple A8X
2 GB RAM
iOS v8.1
Apple A8
2 GB RAM
iOS 9, up to iOS 9.0.2
Display 9.7 inches
1536 pixels
264 PPI Density
7.9 inches
1536 pixels
324 PPI Density
Camera 8 MP (Main)
1 MP (Front)
8 MP (Main)
1.2 MP (Front)
Battery 8600 mAh
Li-Po
5120 mAh
Li-Ion
DisplayDisplay
Screen Size 9.7 inches 7.9 inches
Screen Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels 1536x2048 pixels
Pixel Density 264 PPI 324 PPI
Display Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
ChipsetChipset
Brand Apple Apple
Chipset Apple A8X Apple A8
Processor Tri core, 1.5 GHz, Cyclone Dual-core 1.5 GHz Typhoon
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
GPU PowerVR G6850 PowerVR GX6450 (quad-core graphics)
CameraCamera
Rear Camera Resolution 8 MP 8 MP
Front Camera Resolution 1 MP 1.2 MP
Dual Camera
Video
Camera Features Touch Focus Autofocus
GeneralGeneral
Operating System iOS iOS
OS Version iOS v8.1 iOS 9, up to iOS 9.0.2
Weight 444 g 299 g
Dimensions 240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm 203.2 x 134.8 x 6.1 mm
Thickness
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 32 GB 32 GB
Card Slot No No
Other No 32GB storage, no card slot
CommunicationCommunication
SIM Card Slots Single SIM
SIM Card Type Nano-SIM
Bluetooth v4.0 v4.0, A2DP, EDR
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes
NFC No
ConnectivityConnectivity
2G
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G
UMTS 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 700(band 29)
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), 28(700), 29(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - Cellular version only
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
GPS
with A-GPS, Glonass
A-GPS, GLONASS (3G/LTE model only)
GPRS
EDGE
Radio
BatteryBattery
Battery Capacity 8600 mAh 5120 mAh
Battery Type Li-Po Li-Ion
Standby Time
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia)
Other FeaturesOther Features
Fingerprint Scanner
Waterproof
Sensors Light sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope Accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometer
Messaging iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM
Java No
Other 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 , Document viewer/editor , Photo viewer/editor , Voice memo/dial/command , Predictive text input
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