Apple iPad Air vs Apple iPad Mini

6.67 in
9.45 in
Apple iPad Air Tablet
vs
5.3 in
7.87 in
Apple iPad Mini Tablet

Full Comparison

Display

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Display technology
Retina LCD
IPS, LCD, LED
Screen size
9.70 in
7.90 in
Resolution
2048x1536 px
1024x768 px
Pixel density
264 ppi
162 ppi
Touchscreen
yesyes
yesyes
Proximity sensor
yesyes
yesyes
Additional Display Support
yesyes
yesyes
Scratch Resistant Glass
yesyes
yesyes

Dimensions

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Height
9.45 in
7.87 in
Width
6.67 in
5.30 in
Depth
0.30 in
0.28 in
Weight
1.00 lb
0.69 lb

Platform

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Operating system
iOS 7
iOS 8
CPU Cores
2
2
Cpu Frequency
1.3 GHz
1 GHz
Ram
1 GB
0.512 GB

Storage

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Internal storage
32GB, 64GB, 128GB
16GB

Sensors

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Accelerometer
yesyes
yesyes
Ambient light sensor
yesyes
yesyes
Gyroscope
yesyes
yesyes

Camera

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Front facing camera
yesyes
yesyes
Primary Resolution
1.2 Mpx
1.2 Mpx
Secondary resolution
5 Mpx
5 Mpx
Video resolution
1080p
1080p
Autofocus
yesyes
yesyes
Rear facing camera
yesyes
yesyes

Connectivity

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Bluetooth
yesyes
yesyes
Bluetooth version
4.0
3.1
Charging Connection
Apple Lightning
Apple Lightning
Headphone Connection
3.5mm
3.5mm

Network

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Wi-Fi
yesyes
yesyes

Navigation

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GPS
yesyes
yesyes

Power

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Battery type
Li-Po
Li-Po
Battery capacity
8827 mAh
4490 mAh
Battery life
10 h
16 h