Polaroid PL7TABAND  vs Apple iPad mini 

Released March, 2012


  • 7"
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.0
Front view of Polaroid PL7TABAND
Released November, 2012

Apple iPad mini

  • 7.9"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • iOS 6
Front view of Apple iPad mini
4G LTE is good too see, although not a new trick any more, and if you can afford the data it's worth the investment.
by TechRadar (Mar, 2014)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Polaroid PL7TABAND

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Supported card formats microSD vs None Supports supported card formats
Supports Adobe Flash Yes (Android 4.0) vs No Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Supports face unlock Yes (Android 4.0) vs No (iOS) Somewhat common; bypass PIN entry, easier to unlock with one hand
Has an open source operating system Yes (Android 4.0) vs No (iOS) Somewhat common; Allows you the freedom to use your tablet however you like
Side view of Apple iPad mini

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More cores Dual core vs Single core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Has an accelerometer Yes vs No Somewhat common; Detects movement for interactive apps
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
Supports 3G Yes vs No Somewhat common; be online anywhere that has cell coverage
Has a compass Yes vs No Somewhat common; Great for maps and navigation apps
Bigger screen 7.9" vs 7" More than 10% bigger screen
Marginally newer Nov, 2012 vs Mar, 2012 Release date 7 months later

Features Key features of the PL7TABAND  vs iPad mini 


CPU Cores

Polaroid PL7TABAND
Single core
iPad mini
Dual core
With a new dual-core A5 processor under the hood, Apple is claiming to have doubled performance speed overall, and boosted gaming graphics by nine times.
iPad mini | by c|net (Mar, 2011)

CPU Frequency

I found the speed of doing this to be more than acceptable despite the lower-spec processor, with the smaller screen making cropping photos even easier than on the iPhone.
iPad mini | by TechRadar (Mar, 2014)

Specifications Full list of technical specs


iPad mini 
Size 7" 7.9"


Supports 3G No Yes


Cores Single core Dual core
Clock speed 1 GHz 1 GHz


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


iPad mini 
RAM capacity 0.5 GB 0.5 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 128 GB N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support Yes No


Has a headphone jack Yes Yes
Has a microphone jack No No
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