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iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 features, specs and price comparison

iPad air 2 vs iPad mini 3

iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 features, specs and price comparison:

IPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3:
Apple announced the new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 on October 17th, 2014. iPad Air 2 is the thinnest and the most powerful iPad that was ever released available to the customers of about 29 countries(Australia, Austria, US, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China (WiFi models only), Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau (WiFi models only), Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Singapore, Slovakia, Switzerland, Sweden and the UK, Croatia, Greece, Puerto Rico, Russia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates). iPad Air 2 is just of 6.1 mm thin and doesn’t weight even a pound. The new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 offers the Touch ID so that users can unlock their screen with a single touch of the finger. As it is so thin and light, you can hold it comfortably. In these iPad’s, we can run more than 675,000 apps which are specially designed for it. Improved Retina display with anti-reflective coating for enhanced contrast and richer, vibrant colors, better cameras, all- new iSight, Facetime HD cameras, faster WiFi, LTE wireless, revolutionary Touch ID fingerprint identity sensor and second generation 64-bit A8X, 64-bit A7 chips are the advanced features that these new iPad’s offers.

The new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 came up with the new iOS 8 features where we can enjoy the features of Continuity. These new devices deliver a faster connectivity with 802.11ac Wi-Fi and with Multiple-In-Multiple-Out (MIMO) technology. Due to its unibody enclosure of anodized aluminum, it is durable and solid. It is easily portable and usable. The new iPad Air 2 And iPad Mini 3 are now available in gold, silver and space gray colors. . The custom designed anti-reflective coating reduces glare by 56 percent for a clearer display in the office, the classroom or outdoors. With the improved Retina display, a fully-laminated design for images is introduced which makes images and content closer to the fingertips of the user.

As it is built on A8X chip, it delivers 40% improvement in CPU performance and 2.5 times the graphical performance of the iPad Air. It has a battery life of 10 hours expect in cases like working, playing games or surfing the web. It also consists of the M8 motion coprocessor which gathers data from the accelerometer, gyroscope, compass and an all-new barometer. The iSight and FaceTime HD cameras with an 8MP sensor and advanced optics help t0 capture rich, detailed images and new features including panorama in Photos, time-lapse video, Slo-mo and 1080p HD video. The FaceTime HD camera can now capture over 80 percent more light than previous iPad Air’s camera.

iPad Air 2 iPad Mini 3


IPad Air 2 vs iPad Mini 3 (Comparison
between iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3):

Feature iPad Air 2 iPad Mini 3
Price
Wi-Fi $499 for 16 GB
$599 for 64 GB
$699 for 128 GB
$399 for 16 GB
$499 for 64 GB
$599 for 128 GB
Wi-Fi + Cellular $629 for 16 GB
$729 for 64 GB
$829 for 128 GB
$529 for 16 GB
$629 for 64 GB
$729 for 128 GB
Display
  • Diagonally Retina display of 9.7‑inch LED‑backlit
  • Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology
  • 2048×1536 resolution at 264 pixels per inch (PPI)
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Fully laminated display
  • Antireflective coating
  • Diagonally Retina display of 7.9‑inch LED‑backlit
  • Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology
  • 2048×1536 resolution at 326 pixels per inch (PPI)
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
Dimensions
Height: 9.4 in or 240 mm
Width: 6.6 in or 169.5 mm
Depth: 0.24 in or 6.1 mm
Height: 7.87 in or 200 mm
Width: 5.3 in or 134.7 mm
Depth: 0.29 in or 7.5 mm
Weight
Wi‑Fi: 0.96 pound or 437 g
Wi‑Fi + Cellular: 0.98 pound or 444 g
Wi‑Fi:0.73 pound or 331 g
Wi‑Fi + Cellular:0.75 pound or 341 g
Chip and Processor
  • M8 motion coprocessor and A8X chip with 64‑bit architecture
  • M7 motion coprocessor and A7 chip with 64‑bit architecture
Touch ID
  • Fingerprint identity sensor
  • Fingerprint identity sensor
Camera
FaceTime HD camera:

  • 1.2MP photos
  • 720p HD video
  • FaceTime video calling over Wi‑Fi or cellular
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination

iSight camera:

  • 8MP photos
  • Autofocus
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • Five‑element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter, ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • HDR photos
  • Panorama
  • Burst mode
FaceTime HD camera:

  • 1.2MP photos
  • 720p HD video
  • FaceTime video calling over Wi‑Fi or cellular
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination

iSight camera:

  • 5MP photos
  • Autofocus
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • Five‑element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter, ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • HDR photos
  • Panorama

 

Video Recording
  • Tap to focus while recording
  • Video stabilization
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • 3x video zoom
  • Time-lapse video
  • Slo-mo video
  • Tap to focus while recording
  • Video stabilization
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • 3x video zoom
  • Time-lapse video
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology
  •  Bluetooth 4.0 technology
SIM Card
  • Nano-SIM
  • Nano-SIM

 

Originally posted 2014-10-21 13:39:44.