Apple iPhone 5C vs Apple iPad Mini 16GB

Top 27 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5C

Compared to Apple iPad Mini 16GB

anonymous
2402
Plenty faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
30% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
2026
Notably higher pixel density
Comment
326 ppi
vs
163 ppi
2x higher pixel density
anonymous
1493
Lots more RAM memory
Comment
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1474
Significantly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
758
Substantially lighter
Comment
132 g
vs
308 g
176 g lighter
anonymous
565
Sizably more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
anonymous
476
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
239
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
224
Sizably more microphone(s)
Comment
3
vs
1
2 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
218
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
194
Explicitly narrower
Comment
59.2 mm
vs
200 mm
140.80 mm narrower
anonymous
188
Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
anonymous
170
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
143
Has AF tracking
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
anonymous
141
Shorter
Comment
124.4 mm
vs
134.7 mm
10.30 mm shorter
anonymous
130
Has a flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
anonymous
81
Has manual white balance
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
anonymous
46
Has a cellular module
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices which use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than WiFi.
anonymous
31
Considerably less body volume
Comment
66.1 cm³
vs
187 cm³
2.83x less body volume
Florence Collins
13
Front camera has BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A backside illuminated camera sensor is better at capturing images in low light. It is useful to have it on your front camera if you have video chats etc. in places without much light.
Naz D'Aboville
1
Smooth to hold
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Shape and material of the back of the phone fits well in your hand
Apple A6
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A6
anonymous
128
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
103
Has dynamic frequency scaling
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Apple Swift
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Apple Swift
anonymous
84
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
79
Has TrustZone
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
anonymous
79
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
78
Has out-of-order execution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

Apple iPhone 5C is better than Apple iPad Mini 16GB because...

Yes
vs
No

Top Eight Reasons for the

Apple iPad Mini 16GB

Compared to Apple iPhone 5C

anonymous
134
Lots higher resolution
Comment
1024x768 px
vs
1136x640 px
8.17% higher resolution
anonymous
112
Significantly more battery power
Comment
4490 mAh
vs
1510 mAh
2.97x more battery power
anonymous
105
Significantly bigger screen size
Comment
7.9 "
vs
4 "
1.98x bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
86
Thinner
Comment
7.2 mm
vs
8.97 mm
1.77 mm thinner
anonymous
84
Has stereo speakers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
anonymous
83
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
anonymous
69
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Lukas Dahlmann
1
Much better build, tactile buttons
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Aluminium vs plastic

Apple iPad Mini 16GB is better than Apple iPhone 5C because...

Yes
vs
No

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