Apple iPad AirApple iPad Mini Retina
Top 41%731 points
Top 41%
Top 45%683 points
Top 45%
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Top 85%
318 tablets
9.13" - 10.5"
NaN% of all tabletsYes
No
screen size
resolution
RAM
total clock speed
internal storage
battery power
9.7"
7.9"
Wacom Cintiq 22HD
21.5"
Best

Apple iPad Air vs Apple iPad Mini Retina: 59 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

0% faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 1.3GHz
Linshof Performance Tablet: 8 x 3.3GHz
2 x 1.3GHz
216
0

2. resolution

0% higher resolution.
1536 x 2048px
Panasonic UT-MB5: 3840 x 3840px
1536 x 2048px
166
0

3. RAM

0GB more RAM memory.
1GB
Microsoft Surface Pro 4: 16GB
1GB
145
0

4. pixel density

19.02% higher pixel density.
264ppi
Dell Venue 8 7000 LTE: 359ppi
326ppi
140
0

5. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
9.7"
Wacom Cintiq 22HD: 21.5"
7.9"
138
0

6. battery power

36.3% more battery power.
8820mAh
Apple iPad 4 128GB WiFi + Cellular: 11560mAh
6471mAh
125
0

7. thickness

0.3mm thinner.
7.5mm
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro: 4.6mm
7.2mm
112
0

8. weight

138g lighter.
469g
Acer Iconia W510-1674: 0.507g
331g
104
0

9. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Apple iPad Air
56% have it
92
0

10. front camera megapixels

0% more megapixels (photo, front camera).
1.2MP
Linshof Performance Tablet: 8MP
1.2MP
84
0

11. megapixels

0% more megapixels (photo).
5MP
Toshiba Encore 2 10: 15MP
5MP
82
0

12. width

40mm narrower.
240mm
HP Slate 6 VoiceTab: 83.2mm
200mm
69
0

13. height

34.8mm shorter.
169.5mm
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-X1: 87mm
134.7mm
64
0

14. internal storage

0GB more internal storage.
32GB
Microsoft Surface Pro 4: 1000GB
32GB
59
0

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 Air
Apple iPad Mini Retina
53% have it
55
0

16. volume

1.51x less body volume.
305cm³
Chromo Inc 7" (Android 4.1): 108.4cm³
202cm³
52
0

17. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Apple iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps
51
0

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 Air
Apple iPad Mini Retina
18% have it
50
0

19. Bluetooth version

0 newer Bluetooth version.
4
Asus ZenPad 3S 10: 4.2
4
49
0

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

Apple iPad Air
Apple iPad Mini Retina
36% have it
48
0

21. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Apple iPad Air
Apple iPad Mini Retina
28% have it
43
0

22. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Apple iPad Air
Apple iPad Mini Retina
22% have it
43
0

23. 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 Air
Apple iPad Mini Retina
94% have it
41
0

24. has a compass

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Apple iPad Air
Apple iPad Mini Retina
75% have it
38
0

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 Air
Apple iPad Mini Retina
20% have it
37
0

26. has a child lock

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Apple iPad Air
Apple iPad Mini Retina
57% have it
36
0

27. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Apple iPad Air
Apple iPad Mini Retina
80% have it
34
0

28. has a gyroscope

A gyroscope is a sensor that can be used to either measure or maintain the orientation of a device. Traditionally, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, eg. twisting or rotation.
Apple iPad Air
Apple iPad Mini Retina
67% have it
34
0

29. Supports bookmarks sync across different devices

Apple iPad Air
Apple iPad Mini Retina
80% have it
34
0

30. download speed

58% faster downloads.
42MBits/s
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Plus: 300MBits/s
100MBits/s
34
0

31. 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
Apple iPad Mini Retina
95% have it
33
0

32. Supports slow motion video recording

Apple iPad Air
Apple iPad Mini Retina
14% have it
31
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33. You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen

Apple iPad Air
Apple iPad Mini Retina
95% have it
30
0

34. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Apple iPad Air
Apple iPad Mini Retina
18% have it
30
0

35. You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis

Apple iPad Air
Apple iPad Mini Retina
68% have it
30
0

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