iPad Air vs. iPad Mini: Which Tablet Should You Choose?

The new tablets from Apple is here: iPad Air and iPad Mini Retina, both with excellent properties. And the question is: which of these two tablets would you choose?

The company from Cupertino is experiencing great success this year due to the fact that it has launched many innovative devices, which is the main theme among technology fans! The new iPad Mini got Retina display, while iPad Air is available in a thinner and lighter design, and has some significant internal improvements. These two units seems to be quite competitive, as they are the latest of its kind, so we are certain us to compare them.

iPad Air

iPad Air

Both have Apple’s A7-chip, which is already implemented in Apple’s flagship mobile iPhone 5S. This chipset has a 64-bit system architecture that exists in modern PCs. It makes that these tablets are lightning-fast.

The first thing that captures your attention, when you hold the new iPad in your hands is the beautiful LCD screen. iPad Mini Retina has a 7.9-inch screen, while the iPad Air has a screen of 9.7 inch. Both devices have the same resolution of 2048 × 1536, thanks to the Retina display. Although the monitors on each tablet merely has a stunning image quality, is the main difference the user’s experience. iPad Mini has 326 pixels per inch (PPI), which is very high for a tablet, while iPad Air has 263 pixels per inch.

iPad mini 2

iPad mini 2

Although the Mini has a sharper screen, is the main advantage of the iPad Air its size. Many users find it easier å write, read or surf the Internet on a larger screen. Both models have the same thickness, as is 7.5 mm, but still weighs less than the redesigned Mini iPad Retina iPad Air: 331 grams against 469 grams.