Compare Apple iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular 64GB vs Apple iPad mini 3 WiFi 128GB

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SummarySummary 63 Score 70 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
Display 7.9 inches
768 x 1024 pixels
162 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)
Battery No
Li-Po
6470 mAh
Li-Po
DisplayDisplay
Screen Size 7.9 inches 7.9 inches
Screen Resolution 768x1024 pixels 1536x2048 pixels
Pixel Density 162 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 5 MP 5 MP
Front Camera Resolution 1.2 MP 1.2 MP
Dual Camera
Video
Camera Features Autofocus, Touch Focus, Geo-Tagging Autofocus, Touch Focus, Geo-Tagging
GeneralGeneral
Operating System iOS iOS
OS Version iOS 6, up to iOS 9.0.2 iOS 8.1, up to iOS 9.0.2
Weight 312 g 331 g
Dimensions 200 x 134.7 x 7.2 mm 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
Thickness 7.2mm 7.5mm
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 64 GB 128 GB
Card Slot No No
Other 64GB storage, no card slot 128GB storage, no card slot
CommunicationCommunication
SIM Card Slots Single SIM
SIM Card Type Nano-SIM
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes
NFC No No
ConnectivityConnectivity
2G
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - A1454; A1455
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - A1454; A1455
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
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, GLONASS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
GPRS
EDGE
Radio
BatteryBattery
Battery Capacity No 6470 mAh
Battery Type Li-Po Li-Po
Standby Time
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) 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 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
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