The iPad Mini 2 is the first generation of Apple devices to feature a 64-bit processor, for better performance. The second iPad Mini offers a high-resolution Retina display, and is even thinner and lighter than its predecessor. It is identical to the iPad Air in every way but screen size. For those looking for a portable, powerful device, the iPad Mini 2 is a good bet.
Display, OS and Processor
The Apple iPad Mini 2 is the second generation iPad Mini, featuring a 7.9-inch Retina display, with a resolution of 1536 x 2048 pixels. It runs iOS 7 which is the latest version of iOS and is powered by an Apple A7 64-bit Chipset. It also features a PowerVR G6430 GPU for a great visual experience. It comes in colours like Space grey/Black and Silver/White.
Camera and Storage
The tablet features 5MP iSight camera (rear camera) for taking good quality photos and videos. The front camera is 1.3MP Facetime HD shooter. The cameras feature geo-tagging, auto-focus and face detection. The tablet offers 16GB of inbuilt storage. There is no memory card slot to increase storage.
Connectivity and Battery
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If u r a true geek don't buy this ever, and don't buy any apple productnnNo flash memory - you can't store any file which is unsupported by iPad formatnEvery transfer require iTunes n thus a computernU can send only one attachment at a time in a email except photo n videosnU can't transfer MS Office files even until n unless u buy supporting softwares which cost 1650 rsnnVery restricted, if u r geek then u will feel suffocatednnBuy - if u have to go for good responsive display, music quality, good processing, play gamesnnKick - if u r real techie
|Model||iPad mini 2|
|Operating System||iOS v7.0.2|
|Screen Size||7.9 inches (20.07 cm)|
|Screen Resolution||1536 x 2048 pixels|
|Pixel Density||324 ppi|
|Display Type||IPS LCD|
|Touch Screen||Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch|
|Screen to Body Ratio||71.74 %|
|Chipset||Apple A7 APL0698|
|Processor||Dual core, 1.3 GHz, Cyclone|
|Internal Memory||16 GB|
|Resolution||5 MP Primary Camera|
|Sensor||Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)|
|Image Resolution||2592 x 1944 Pixels|
|Shooting Modes||High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)|
|Camera Features||Digital Zoom, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Touch to focus|
|Video Recording||1920x1080 @ 30 fps|
|Resolution||1.2 MP Front Camera|
|Video Recording||1280x720 @ 30 fps|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n/n 5GHz|
|USB Connectivity||USB 2.0|
|Audio Jack||3.5 mm|
|Other Sensors||Light sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope|
8 inches vs 7.9 inches
Quad core 1.3 GHz vs Dual core 1.3 GHz
Higher primary camera resolution:
8 MP vs 5 MP