Apple iPad AirApple iPad Mini Retina
Top 41%736 points
Top 41%
Top 44%690 points
Top 44%
Top specs and features

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

1. total clock speed

0% faster CPU clock speed.

2. resolution

0% higher resolution.
1536 x 2048px

3. RAM

0GB more RAM memory.

4. screen size

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

5. pixel density

19.02% higher pixel density.

6. battery power

36.3% more battery power.

7. thickness

0.3mm thinner.

8. weight

138g lighter.

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
Apple iPad Mini Retina
57% have it

10. front camera megapixels

0% more megapixels (front camera).

11. megapixels

0% more megapixels.

12. width

40mm narrower.

13. height

34.8mm shorter.

14. internal storage

0GB more internal storage.

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
51% have it

16. volume

1.51x less body volume.

17. video recording

0% better video recording quality.

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
19% have it

19. Bluetooth version

0 newer Bluetooth version.

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

Apple iPad Air(iOS 7.0)
Apple iPad Mini Retina(iOS 7.0)
32% have it

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
24% have it

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
19% have it

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
93% have it

24. has a compass

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Apple iPad Air
Apple iPad Mini Retina
73% 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 Air
Apple iPad Mini Retina
17% have it

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