Compare Apple iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular 128GB vs Apple iPad mini 3 WiFi 128GB vs Apple iPad Mini 3 WiFi Cellular 128GB vs Apple iPad Mini 4 WiFi 128GB

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SummarySummary 63 Score 70 Score 70 Score 73 Score
Performance Apple A5
iOS 6, up to iOS 9.0.2
Apple A7
1 GB RAM
iOS 8.1, up to iOS 9.0.2
Apple A7 APL0698
1 GB RAM
iOS v8.1
Apple A8
2 GB RAM
iOS 9, up to iOS 9.0.2
Display 7.9 inches
768 x 1024 pixels
162 PPI Density
7.9 inches
1536 x 2048 pixels
324 PPI Density
7.9 inches
1536 x 2048 pixels
324 PPI Density
7.9 inches
1536 x 2048 pixels
324 PPI Density
Camera 5 MP (Main)
1.2 MP (Front)
5 MP (Main)
1.2 MP (Front)
5 MP (Main)
1 MP (Front)
8 MP (Main)
1.2 MP (Front)
Battery No
Li-Po
6470 mAh
Li-Po
6470 mAh
Li-Po
5120 mAh
Li-Ion
DisplayDisplay
Screen Size 7.9 inches 7.9 inches 7.9 inches 7.9 inches
Screen Resolution 768x1024 pixels 1536x2048 pixels 1536 x 2048 pixels 1536x2048 pixels
Pixel Density 162 PPI 324 PPI 324 PPI 324 PPI
Display Type LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
ChipsetChipset
Brand Apple Apple Apple Apple
Chipset Apple A5 Apple A7 Apple A7 APL0698 Apple A8
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based) Dual core, 1.3 GHz Dual-core 1.5 GHz Typhoon
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) PowerVR G6430 PowerVR GX6450 (quad-core graphics)
CameraCamera
Rear Camera Resolution 5 MP 5 MP 5 MP 8 MP
Front Camera Resolution 1.2 MP 1.2 MP 1 MP 1.2 MP
Dual Camera
Video
Camera Features Autofocus, Touch Focus, Geo-Tagging Autofocus, Touch Focus, Geo-Tagging Touch Focus Autofocus
GeneralGeneral
Operating System iOS iOS iOS iOS
OS Version iOS 6, up to iOS 9.0.2 iOS 8.1, up to iOS 9.0.2 iOS v8.1 iOS 9, up to iOS 9.0.2
Weight 312 g 331 g 341 g 299 g
Dimensions 200 x 134.7 x 7.2 mm 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm 203.2 x 134.8 x 6.1 mm
Thickness 7.5mm 6.1mm
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 128 GB 128 GB 128 GB 128 GB
Card Slot No No No No
Other 128GB storage, no card slot 128GB storage, no card slot No 128GB storage, no card slot
CommunicationCommunication
SIM Card Slots Single SIM Single SIM
SIM Card Type Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.0 v4.0, A2DP, EDR
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes Yes Yes
NFC No No No No
ConnectivityConnectivity
2G
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - A1454; A1455
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - A1454; A1455
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
UMTS 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G
LTE band 4(1700/2100), 17(700) - A1454
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
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
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/b/g/n, dual-band
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n/n 5GHz
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
with A-GPS, Glonass
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (3G/LTE model only)
GPRS
EDGE
Radio
BatteryBattery
Battery Capacity No 6470 mAh 6470 mAh 5120 mAh
Battery Type Li-Po Li-Po Li-Po Li-Ion
Standby Time
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 10 h (multimedia)
Other FeaturesOther Features
Fingerprint Scanner
Waterproof
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, compass Accelerometer, gyro, compass Light sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope Accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometer
Messaging iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM
Java No No No No
Other Siri natural language commands and dictation , iCloud cloud service , Twitter and Facebook integration , 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 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 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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