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Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB) vs Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPad Air 2 vs Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 XApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)15Points
Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit 3s

7340
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
09PointsXiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)Compare Apple iPad Air 2 X
Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)
7.9"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Penta

6700
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)15 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)vsMi Pad 7.9 (16GB)9 Advantages Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)
+64GB (54GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (12GB available)
+6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)39%
Thinner
vs8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+9.7"23%
Larger screen
vs7.9"
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vsNot supported
+(4G LTE) 100 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(Not supported)
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+7340 mAh10%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs6700 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+Proprietary TV-outAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
vsNot supported
+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
1.5Ghz 64bit 3-Coresvs+2.2Ghz 32bit Penta-Core25%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
Not supportedvs+Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
444 grams (15.54 ounces)vs+360 grams (12.6 ounces)23%
Lighter
264 PPIvs+324 PPI23%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
f/2.4 (aperture)vs+f/2.0 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 1.2MPvs+(front) 5MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2300000 apps (App Store)vs+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)52%
More apps available to download and use
Not supportedvs+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features

23 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
16 million
1536x2048 pixels
(back) 8MP
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+16 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)
ModeliPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)
Other model namesiPad Air 2 A1567 Cellular (4G LTE), iPad 6Tablet Xiaomi Pad 7.9
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAppleXiaomi
Release dateOctober, 2014June, 2014
Depth6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)135.4 x 202 millimeters (5.33 x 7.95 in)
Weight444 grams (15.54 ounces)360 grams (12.6 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)
Operating systemiOS 8.0Android 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updateiPadOS 13Android 4.4.4 KitKat
HardwareApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A8X (20nm)32bit - NVIDIA Tegra K1 Logan (28nm)
CPU processor1.5Ghz 3-Cores Apple Cyclone2.2Ghz Penta-Core ARM Cortex-A15 R3
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GXA6850 MP8NVIDIA GeForce Kepler MP192
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (54GB available)16GB (12GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size9.7" inches7.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels1536x2048 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)264 PPI324 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Not supported
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbpsfeature not registered
Network technology2G, 3G, 4Gfeature not registered
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Not supported
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTENot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsNot supported
CameraApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length31mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length31mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, MOVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+
ConnectivityApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
- Colors: Blue, Green, Yellow, Pink, White, Gray
- MIUI 5.0
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
Power supplyApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity7340 mAh6700 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day660 minutes | 11 hours | 0.5 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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