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Apple iPad Air 2 4G 64GB vs Apple iPad 4 4G 32GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Apple iPad Air 2 vs Apple iPad 4 tablets with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Apple iPad 4 X10Apple iPad Air 2 4G 64GB
Apple iPad Air 2 4G 64GB
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit 3s

7340
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Apple iPad Air 2 X01Apple iPad 4 4G 32GB
Apple iPad 4 4G 32GB
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

5
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

11560
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? The PhoneMore's choice is Apple iPad Air 2 4G 64GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


10 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 4G 64GB
iPad Air 2 4G 64GBvsiPad 4 4G 32GB
 43%43%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.5Ghz 64bit 3-Coresvs1.4Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
2GB LPDDR3vs1GB LPDDR2
 100%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GBvs32GB
 49%49%
+Lighter
444 grams (15.54 ounces)vs662 grams (23.17 ounces)
 54%54%
+Thinner
6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
 59%59%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 8MPvs(back) 5MP
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameravsHDR photo only main camera
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Active noise cancellationvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)

01 Advantages Apple iPad 4 4G 32GB
iPad 4 4G 32GBvsiPad Air 2 4G 64GB
 57%57%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
11560 mAhvs7340 mAh

31 Common items in both devices
TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
16 million
1536x2048 pixels
264 PPI
9.7"
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
BSI sensor
f/2.4 (aperture)
(front) 1.2MP
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
HD (1280x720 pixels)
4G LTE
100 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Proprietary TV-out
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
DLNA
4.0 version A2DP
MicroUSB 2.0 / USB 2.0 Proprietary connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Scratch-resistant glass
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresApple iPad Air 2 4G 64GBApple iPad 4 4G 32GB
ModeliPad Air 2 4G 64GBiPad 4 4G 32GB
Also known asApple iPad Air 2 A1567 Cellular, iPad 6, iPad Air 2 LTEApple iPad 4 A1459 4G LTE, Apple iPad 4 CDMA A1460
Country or region availablefeature not registeredfeature not registered
BrandAppleApple
Release dateOctober, 2014November, 2012
Depth6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)185.7 x 241.2 millimeters (7.31 x 9.5 in)
Weight444 grams (15.54 ounces)662 grams (23.17 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Apple iPad Air 2 4G 64GBApple iPad 4 4G 32GB
Operating systemiOS 8.0iOS 6.0
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 8.0
HardwareApple iPad Air 2 4G 64GBApple iPad 4 4G 32GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Apple A8X32bit - Apple A6X APL5598
CPU processor1.5Ghz 3-Cores Apple Cyclone1.4Ghz Dual-Core Apple Swift
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GXA6850 MP8PowerVR SGX554 MP4
RAM memory2GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR2
Internal storage64GB32GB
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayApple iPad Air 2 4G 64GBApple iPad 4 4G 32GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size9.7" inches9.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels1536x2048 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)264 PPI264 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glass
Mobile networks and dataApple iPad Air 2 4G 64GBApple iPad 4 4G 32GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900, A1460: CDMA 800/1900/2100
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100, A1460: CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE 700/800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600, TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600LTE A1459: 700/1700/2100 - A1460: 700/850/1800/1900/2100
Primary data networkCDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTECDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingApple iPad Air 2 4G 64GBApple iPad 4 4G 32GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice recorder
Primary / back cameraApple iPad Air 2 4G 64GBApple iPad 4 4G 32GB
Main camera8 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo only main camera
Front / secondary cameraApple iPad Air 2 4G 64GBApple iPad 4 4G 32GB
Front camera1.2 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPad Air 2 4G 64GBApple iPad 4 4G 32GB
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, MOVMP4, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+
Connectivity and interfacesApple iPad Air 2 4G 64GBApple iPad 4 4G 32GB
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputProprietary TV-outProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsApple iPad Air 2 4G 64GBApple iPad 4 4G 32GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertNot supportedNot supported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
- Colors: Black, White
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- iCloud service
- FaceTime HD
Power supply and autonomyApple iPad Air 2 4G 64GBApple iPad 4 4G 32GB
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity7340 mAh11560 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registered43200 minutes | 720 hours | 30 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Apple iPad Air 2 4G 64GBApple iPad 4 4G 32GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered