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

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SummarySummary 63 Score 70 Score
Performance Apple A5
iOS 6, up to iOS 9.0.2
Apple A7 APL0698
1 GB RAM
iOS v8.1
Display 7.9 inches
768 pixels
162 PPI Density
7.9 inches
1536 pixels
324 PPI Density
Camera 5 MP (Main)
1.2 MP (Front)
5 MP (Main)
1 MP (Front)
Battery No
Li-Po
6470 mAh
Li-Po
DisplayDisplay
Screen Size 7.9 inches 7.9 inches
Screen Resolution 768x1024 pixels 1536 x 2048 pixels
Pixel Density 162 PPI 324 PPI
Display Type LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
ChipsetChipset
Brand Apple Apple
Chipset Apple A5 Apple A7 APL0698
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9 Dual core, 1.3 GHz, Cyclone
RAM 1 GB
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 PowerVR G6430
CameraCamera
Rear Camera Resolution 5 MP 5 MP
Front Camera Resolution 1.2 MP 1 MP
Dual Camera
Video
Camera Features Autofocus, Touch Focus, Geo-Tagging Touch Focus
GeneralGeneral
Operating System iOS iOS
OS Version iOS 6, up to iOS 9.0.2 iOS v8.1
Weight 312 g 341 g
Dimensions 200 x 134.7 x 7.2 mm 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
Thickness 7.2mm
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 64 GB 64 GB
Card Slot No No
Other 64GB storage, no card slot No
CommunicationCommunication
SIM Card Slots Single SIM Single SIM
SIM Card Type Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.0
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes
NFC No No
ConnectivityConnectivity
2G
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - A1454; A1455
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
3G
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - A1454; A1455
UMTS 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G
LTE band 4(1700/2100), 17(700) - A1454
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)
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n/n 5GHz
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
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)
Other FeaturesOther Features
Fingerprint Scanner
Waterproof
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, compass Light sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
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 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
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