Dell Venue 8  vs Apple tablets iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular 32GB 

Released October, 2013

Dell Venue 8

  • 8"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.2.2
Front view of Dell Venue 8
The Venue 8 features a 1,280x800-pixel resolution screen, which isn't particularly high or impressive compared with what's out there, but HD video still looked clear and sharp.
by c|net (Nov, 2013)
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Released November, 2013

Apple tablets iPad mini 2

  • 7.9"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • iOS 7
Front view of Apple tablets iPad mini 2

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Dell Venue 8

Reasons to consider the
Dell Venue 8

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Supported card formats microSD vs None Supports supported card formats
Much faster processor 2 GHz vs 1.3 GHz Around 55% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Supports face unlock Yes (Android 4.2) vs No (iOS) Somewhat common; bypass PIN entry, easier to unlock with one hand
Higher resolution front camera 2 MP vs 1.2 MP More than 65% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Front view of Apple tablets iPad mini 2

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More storage capacity 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Much sharper screen 326 ppi vs 188 ppi Around 75% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Much higher resolution 2048 x 1536 vs 1280 x 800 More than 3x higher resolution
Thinner 7.5 mm vs 9.8 mm Around 25% thinner
Slightly smaller 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm vs 130 x 212 x 9.8 mm More than 25% smaller

Features Key features of the Venue 8  vs iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular 32GB 

screen resolution

Venue 8
1280 x 800
iPad mini 2
2048 x 1536
The grippy texture helps secure the device in your hands, and the Venue 8's bezels satisfactorily provide enough space on the side to let your thumbs rest without creeping onto the touch screen.
Venue 8 | by c|net (Nov, 2013)

memory

Venue 8
2 GB

camera resolution

Venue 8
2 MP
iPad mini 2
1.2 MP
Both cameras produced disappointing photos that were fuzzy, grainy, and dark.
Venue 8 | by c|net (Nov, 2013)

CPU Cores

Venue 8
Dual core
iPad mini 2
Dual core

CPU Frequency

Venue 8
2 GHz
iPad mini 2
1.3 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Venue 8  vs
iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular 32GB 
Size 8" 7.9"
Technology IPS LCD IPS LCD
Resolution 1280 x 800 2048 x 1536
PPI 188 ppi 326 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11g
802.11a
802.11b
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G Yes Yes

processor

Cores Dual core Dual core
Clock speed 2 GHz 1.3 GHz

sensors

Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a compass Yes Yes
Has an accelerometer Yes Yes
Has a gyroscope Yes Yes
Has a light sensor Yes Yes

storage

Venue 8  vs
iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular 32GB 
Internal storage 16 GB 32 GB
RAM capacity 2 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
Maximum capacity 128 GB N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 2 MP 1.2 MP
Rear camera 5 MP 5 MP

ports

USB support Micro USB None
Hdmi support None None
Has a headphone jack Yes Yes
Has a microphone jack Yes Yes
Has a built-in microphone Yes Yes

form factor

Weight 292 g 331 g
Size 130 x 212 x 9.8 mm 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
Thickness 9.8 mm 7.5 mm
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