Toys”R”Us Kurio  vs Apple iPad mini 2 

Released May, 2012

Toys”R”Us Kurio

  • 7"
  • 4 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.0
Front view of Toys”R”Us Kurio
Released November, 2013

Apple iPad mini 2

  • 7.8"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • iOS 7
Front view of Apple iPad mini 2
No longer must we agonize over pixelization, just because its 7.9-inch 2048 x 1536 IPS LCD Retina Display is glorious for its sharp visuals and strong details.
by PhoneArena (Nov, 2013)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Kurio vs iPad mini 2

sunspider 0.9.1 benchmark Web browser and javascript performance

3,315 ms
iPad mini 2
1,426 ms

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Toys”R”Us Kurio

Reasons to consider the
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Supported card formats microSDHC 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
Back view of Apple iPad mini 2

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Much faster javascript execution 1,426 ms vs 3,315 ms 2.3x better sunspider 0.9.1 benchmark score
Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
Much sharper screen 326 ppi vs 133 ppi Around 2.5x sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
More cores Dual core vs Single core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More storage capacity 16 GB vs 4 GB 4x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Much higher resolution 2048 x 1536 vs 800 x 480 Around 8.2x higher resolution
Has a microphone jack Yes vs No Somewhat common; Can use an external microphone for superior audio quality
Has a compass Yes vs No Somewhat common; Great for maps and navigation apps
Much thinner 7.5 mm vs 12.7 mm More than 40% thinner
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
Significantly higher resolution rear camera 5 MP vs 2.1 MP Around 2.5x higher resolution rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Bigger screen 7.8" vs 7" More than 10% bigger screen
Newer Nov, 2013 vs May, 2012 Release date over 1 years later
Smaller 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm vs 281.9 x 121.9 x 12.7 mm 2.2x smaller
Slightly higher resolution front camera 1.2 MP vs 0.3 MP 4x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Slightly faster processor 1.3 GHz vs 1.2 GHz Around 10% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster

Features Key features of the Kurio  vs iPad mini 2 

screen resolution

800 x 480
iPad mini 2
2048 x 1536


1 GB

camera resolution

0.3 MP
iPad mini 2
1.2 MP

CPU Cores

Single core
iPad mini 2
Dual core

CPU Frequency

1.2 GHz
iPad mini 2
1.3 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Kurio  vs
iPad mini 2 
Size 7" 7.8"
Technology TFT LCD IPS LCD
Resolution 800 x 480 2048 x 1536
PPI 133 ppi 326 ppi


Bluetooth None Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G No Yes


Cores Single core Dual core
Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1.3 GHz


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


Kurio  vs
iPad mini 2 
Internal storage 4 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 32 GB N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support Yes No
Webcam 0.3 MP 1.2 MP
Rear camera 2.1 MP 5 MP


USB support 1 USB 2.0 None
Hdmi support 1 HDMI None
Has a headphone jack Yes Yes
Has a microphone jack No Yes
Has a built-in microphone Yes Yes

form factor

Weight 380 g 331 g
Size 281.9 x 121.9 x 12.7 mm 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
Thickness 12.7 mm 7.5 mm
Toys”R”Us Kurio
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