Apple iPad Mini RetinaApple iPad Air
Top 56%1,144 points
Top 56%
Top 50%1,306 points
Top 50%
Apple iPad Mini Retina
Apple iPad Air
Top specs and features

Apple iPad Mini Retina vs Apple iPad Air: 58 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

0% faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 1.3GHz
Linshof Performance Tablet: 8 x 2.1GHz
2 x 1.3GHz

2. resolution

0% higher resolution.
1536 x 2048px
Panasonic UT-MB5: 2560 x 3840px
1536 x 2048px

3. RAM

0MB more RAM memory.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet: 16GB

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Wacom Cintiq 22HD: 21.5"

5. pixel density

23.48% higher pixel density.
Dell Venue 8 7000 LTE: 359ppi

6. battery power

36.3% more battery power.
Apple iPad 4 128GB WiFi + Cellular: 11560mAh

7. thickness

0.3mm thinner.
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro: 4.6mm

8. weight

138g lighter.
Acer Iconia W510-1674: 0.51g

9. 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 Mini Retina
Apple iPad Air
57% have it

10. megapixels

0% more megapixels.
Toshiba Encore 2 10: 15MP

11. front camera megapixels

0% more megapixels (front camera).
Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite 10: 8MP

12. width

40mm narrower.
HP Slate 6 VoiceTab: 83.2mm

13. height

34.8mm shorter.
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-X1: 87mm

14. internal storage

0MB more internal storage.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet: 1000GB

15. has an IPS screen

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
Apple iPad Mini Retina
Apple iPad Air
53% have it

16. volume

33.77% less body volume.
ZTE Grand X View 2: 252.63cm³

17. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Apple iPad Pro 12.9" WiFi + Cellular 64GB: 2160 x 30fps
1080 x 30fps

18. 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 applications.
Apple iPad Mini Retina
Apple iPad Air
23% have it

19. Bluetooth version

0 newer Bluetooth version.
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2: 4.2

20. Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics

Apple iPad Mini Retina(iOS 7.0)
Apple iPad Air(iOS 7.0)
35% have it

21. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Apple iPad Mini Retina
Apple iPad Air
27% have it

22. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Apple iPad Mini Retina
Apple iPad Air
92% have it

23. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Apple iPad Mini Retina(iOS 7.0)
Apple iPad Air
21% have it

24. has a compass

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Apple iPad Mini Retina
Apple iPad Air
71% have it

25. has a BSI sensor

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
Apple iPad Mini Retina
Apple iPad Air
18% have it

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