Minipad MINIPAD102.24GB  vs Apple iPad mini 2 

Released February, 2011

Minipad

  • 10"
  • 4 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 2.0
Front view of Minipad MINIPAD102.24GB
VS
Released November, 2013

Apple iPad mini 2

  • 7.8"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • iOS 7
Front view of Apple iPad mini 2
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by PhoneArena (Nov, 2012)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Minipad MINIPAD102.24GB

Reasons to consider the
Minipad

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Supported card formats microSD vs None Supports supported card formats
Bigger screen 10" vs 7.8" More than 25% bigger screen
Has an open source operating system Yes (Android 2.0) vs No (iOS) Somewhat common; Allows you the freedom to use your tablet however you like
Back view of Apple iPad mini 2

Reasons to consider the
Apple iPad mini 2

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Significantly longer battery life 10 hour vs 3.5 hour More than 2.8x longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
Has a gyroscope Yes vs No Somewhat common; Play games and use applications that take advantage of device rotation
Has an accelerometer Yes vs No Somewhat common; Detects movement for interactive apps
More storage capacity 16 GB vs 4 GB 4x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Much thinner 7.5 mm vs 14 mm More than 45% thinner
Has a compass Yes vs No Somewhat common; Great for maps and navigation apps
Supports 3G Yes vs No Somewhat common; be online anywhere that has cell coverage
Has a GPS Yes vs No Somewhat common; Get directions and navigation, geotag photos
Newer Nov, 2013 vs Feb, 2011 Release date over 2 years later
Significantly smaller 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm vs 270 x 167.9 x 14 mm 3.1x smaller
Lighter 331 g vs 439 g Around 25% lighter
Faster processor 1.3 GHz vs 1 GHz More than 30% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
More RAM 1 GB vs 0.5 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content

Features Key features of the MINIPAD102.24GB  vs iPad mini 2 

CPU Cores

iPad mini 2
Dual core

CPU Frequency

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

MINIPAD102.24GB  vs
iPad mini 2 
Size 10" 7.8"
Technology TN LCD IPS LCD

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11b
Supports 3G No Yes

processor

Cores Dual core Dual core
Clock speed 1 GHz 1.3 GHz

sensors

Has a GPS No Yes
Has a compass No Yes
Has an accelerometer No Yes
Has a gyroscope No Yes
Has a light sensor No Yes

storage

MINIPAD102.24GB  vs
iPad mini 2 
Internal storage 4 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 0.5 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
Maximum capacity 128 GB N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No

ports

USB support USB 2.0 None
Has a headphone jack Yes Yes
Has a microphone jack Yes Yes

form factor

Weight 439 g 331 g
Size 270 x 167.9 x 14 mm 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
Thickness 14 mm 7.5 mm
Battery life 3.5 hour 10 hour
Minipad
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Apple iPad mini 2
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