Apple iPad Air 2 vs Apple iPad Mini 3

6.67 in
9.45 in
Apple iPad Air 2 tablet
vs
5.3 in
7.87 in
Apple iPad Mini 3 tablet

Full Comparison

Display

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Display technology
IPS, LED, Retina LCD
IPS, LED, Retina LCD
Screen size
9.70 in
7.90 in
Resolution
2048x1536 px
2048x1536 px
Pixel density
264 ppi
324 ppi
Touchscreen
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

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Height
9.45 in
7.87 in
Width
6.67 in
5.30 in
Depth
0.24 in
0.30 in
Weight
0.96 lb
0.75 lb

Platform

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Operating system
iOS 8.1
iOS 8.1
CPU Cores
4
2
Cpu Frequency
1.5 GHz
1.3 GHz
Ram
2 GB
1 GB

Storage

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Maximum memory card size
128 GB
64 GB
Removable Memory
MultiMediaCard (MMC)
No Expansion Slot
Internal storage
64GB
128GB

Sensors

Apple iPad Air 2Apple iPad Air 2Apple iPad Mini 3Apple iPad Mini 3
Accelerometer
yesYes
yesYes
Ambient light sensor
yesYes
yesYes
Digital compass
yesYes
yesYes
Fingerprint
yesYes
yesYes
Pedometer
yesYes
yesYes

Camera

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Front facing camera
yesYes
yesYes
Primary Resolution
1.2 Mpx
5 Mpx
Secondary resolution
8 Mpx
1.2 Mpx
Video resolution
1080p
1080p
Autofocus
yesYes
yesYes
Flash
yesYes
yesYes
Burst mode
yesYes
yesYes
Rear facing camera
yesYes
yesYes

Connectivity

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Bluetooth
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth version
4.0
4.0
Charging Connection
Apple Lightning
Apple Lightning
Headphone Connection
3.5mm
3.5mm
Wi-Fi hotspot
yesYes
yesYes

Network

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3G
yesYes
yesYes
4G
yesYes
yesYes
Wi-Fi
yesYes
yesYes

Navigation

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GPS
yesYes
yesYes

Power

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Battery type
Li-Po
Li-Ion
Battery capacity
8620 mAh
6470 mAh
Battery life
10 h
10 h

Often compared to iPad Air 2

Often compared to iPad Mini 3