71points

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular

69points

Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular

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93 facts in comparison

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular vs Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular
71
points
Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular
69
points
Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular

Why is Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular better than Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular?

  • 1.5x faster CPU speed
    2 x 1.5GHzvs2 x 1.5GHz
  • 22.78% bigger screen size
    ?

    9.7"vs7.9"
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    1080 x 60fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • Has a CMOS sensor
    ?
  • 1000million more transistors
    ?

    3000 millionvs2000 million

Why is Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular better than Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular?

  • 23.48% higher pixel density
    326ppivs264ppi
  • 140g lighter
    304gvs444g
  • 34.7mm shorter
    134.8mmvs169.5mm
  • 36.8mm narrower
    203.2mmvs240mm
  • 32.67% less body volume
    167.09cm³vs248.148cm³
  • Has a barometer
    ?
  • Has an ultra power-saving mode
    ?

Price comparison

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular AmazonApple iPad Air 2 MH312LL/A (128GB, Wi-Fi...Apple iPad Air 2 MH312LL/A (128GB, Wi-Fi + Cellular, Space Gray) 2014 Model (Renewed)
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$329.65

Design

1.thickness
?

Best

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

4.6mm

6.1mm

6.1mm

2.Has a stylus
?

A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.

For example

Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8" 64GB

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular
3.weight
?

Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

444g

304g

4.height
?

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

169.5mm

134.8mm

5.width
?

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

240mm

203.2mm

6.volume
?

Best

Chromo Inc 7" (Android 4.1)

108.46cm³

248.15cm³

167.09cm³

Display

1.resolution
?

Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

1536 x 2048px

2048 x 1536px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Teclast M8

359ppi

264ppi

326ppi

3.screen size
?

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

9.7"

7.9"

4.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular
5.has an IPS screen
?

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular
6.has a anti-reflection coating
?

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular

Performance

1.CPU speed
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

8 x 2.36GHz

2 x 1.5GHz (Apple A8X)

2 x 1.5GHz

2.RAM
?

Best

Google Pixel Slate

16GB

2GB

2GB

3.Has integrated LTE
?

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular
4.internal storage
?

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

1000GB

128GB

128GB

5.Supports 64-bit
?

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit apps.

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular
6.Has dynamic frequency scaling
?

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE

13 & 5MP

8MP

8MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8" 64GB

8MP

1.2MP

1.2MP

3.video recording (main camera)
?

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

2160 x 60fps

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

4.has a CMOS sensor
?

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.

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular
5.has touch autofocus
?

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular
6.has a built-in HDR mode
?

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular
3.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Acer Aspire Switch 12 S

3

2

2

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular
2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular

Features

1.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
?

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular
2.Supports widgets
?

You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular
3.upload speed
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 WiFi

867MBits/s

50MBits/s

50MBits/s

4.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
?

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular
5.download speed
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE

2000MBits/s

150MBits/s

150MBits/s

6.Has sharing intents
?

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular

Miscellaneous

1.floating-point performance
?

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

Best

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

0.38 TFLOPS

0.12 TFLOPS (Apple A8X)

0.12 TFLOPS (Apple A8)

2.Has an ultra power-saving mode
?

The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad mini 4 WiFi + Cellular

Price comparison

Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular AmazonApple iPad Air 2 MH312LL/A (128GB, Wi-Fi...Apple iPad Air 2 MH312LL/A (128GB, Wi-Fi + Cellular, Space Gray) 2014 Model (Renewed)
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$329.65

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