Verizon Wireless Ellipsis 7  vs Apple iPad mini 2 

Released November, 2013

Verizon Wireless Ellipsis 7

  • 7"
  • 8 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.2.2
Front view of Verizon Wireless Ellipsis 7
What you see below the screen of the device is actually a pair of front-facing speakers delivering stereo sound.
by PhoneArena (Oct, 2013)
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)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Verizon Wireless Ellipsis 7

Reasons to consider the
Verizon Wireless Ellipsis 7

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More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Supported card formats SD, SDHC vs None Supports supported card formats
Longer battery life 12.28 hour vs 10 hour Around 25% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
Supports face unlock Yes (Android 4.2) vs No (iOS) Somewhat common; bypass PIN entry, easier to unlock with one hand
Back view of Apple iPad mini 2

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Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
Has an accelerometer Yes vs No Somewhat common; Detects movement for interactive apps
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 higher resolution 2048 x 1536 vs 1280 x 800 More than 3x higher resolution
More storage capacity 16 GB vs 8 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Much sharper screen 326 ppi vs 215 ppi More than 50% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Significantly faster Bluetooth 24 Mbit/s (Bluetooth v4.0) vs 3 Mbit/s (Bluetooth v3.0) 8x faster Bluetooth
Bigger screen 7.8" vs 7" More than 10% bigger screen
Significantly thinner 7.5 mm vs 10.2 mm More than 25% thinner
Higher resolution rear camera 5 MP vs 3.2 MP More than 55% higher resolution rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
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 Ellipsis 7  vs iPad mini 2 

screen resolution

Ellipsis 7
1280 x 800
iPad mini 2
2048 x 1536


camera resolution

Ellipsis 7
0.3 MP
iPad mini 2
1.2 MP

CPU Cores

Ellipsis 7
Quad core
iPad mini 2
Dual core

CPU Frequency

Ellipsis 7
1.2 GHz
iPad mini 2
1.3 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Ellipsis 7  vs
iPad mini 2 
Size 7" 7.8"
Technology Super IPS LCD2 IPS LCD
Resolution 1280 x 800 2048 x 1536
PPI 215 ppi 326 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth v3.0 Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G Yes Yes


Cores Quad core Dual core
Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1.3 GHz


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


Ellipsis 7  vs
iPad mini 2 
Internal storage 8 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 32 GB N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 0.3 MP 1.2 MP
Rear camera 3.2 MP 5 MP


USB support Micro USB None
Hdmi support None None
Has a headphone jack Yes Yes
Has a microphone jack No Yes
Has a built-in microphone Yes Yes

form factor

Weight 360 g 331 g
Size 125.5 x 196.1 x 10.2 mm 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
Thickness 10.2 mm 7.5 mm
Battery life 12.28 hour 10 hour
Verizon Wireless Ellipsis 7
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