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Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (64GB) vs Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)

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

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Compare Apple iPad Air 2 XXiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (64GB)08Points
Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (64GB)
7.9"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Penta

6700
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
17PointsApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Compare Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 X
Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Triple

7340
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)

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!

Mi Pad 7.9 (64GB)8 Advantages Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (64GB)vsiPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)17 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
+Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+360 grams (12.6 ounces)23%
Lighter
vs444 grams (15.54 ounces)
+324 PPI23%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs264 PPI
+f/2.0 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.4 (aperture)
+(front) 5MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)52%
More apps available to download and use
vs2300000 apps (App Store)
+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
vsNot supported
2.2GHz 32bit Penta-Corevs+1.5GHz 64bit Triple-Core30%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
64GB (59GB available)vs+128GB (117GB available)98%
More internal storage for applications and files
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)39%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
7.9"vs+9.7"23%
Larger screen
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
Not supportedvs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(Not supported) vs+(4G LTE) 100 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
6700 mAhvs+7340 mAh10%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Not supportedvs+Proprietary TV-outAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Not supportedvs+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.

24 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
60Hz
16 million
1536x2048 pixels
(back) 8MP
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
+17 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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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (64GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
ModelMi Pad 7.9 (64GB)iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Other model namesTablet Xiaomi Pad 7.9iPad Air 2 A1567 Cellular (4G LTE), iPad 6
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiApple
Release date6/1/2014, Announced: 3/1/201410/24/2014, Announced: 10/16/2014
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)
Size (width x height)135.4 x 202 millimeters (5.33 x 7.95 in)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)
Weight360 grams (12.6 ounces)444 grams (15.54 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (64GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
System versionAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatiOS 8.0
Firmware updateAndroid 4.4.4 KitKatiPadOS 13
User InterfaceMIUI 7feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (64GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Chipset32bit - NVIDIA Tegra K1 (28nm)64bit - Apple A8X (20nm)
CPUPenta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A15
500MHz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A15
Triple-Core, 1 processor:
1.5GHz Triple-Core Typhoon
GPU graphical controllerNVIDIA GeForce ULP Kepler MP192 (950MHz)PowerVR GX6450 Rogue (8-core)
Performance (benchmark)Basemark X: 24456Basemark X: 29753

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (64GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (59GB available)128GB (117GB available)
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (64GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size7.9" inches9.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels (4:3)1536x2048 pixels (4:3)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)324 PPI264 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Scratch-resistant glass
Display features60Hz60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (64GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supported1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registered100/50 Mbps
Network technologyfeature not registered2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkNot supportedCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkNot supportedCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE 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)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (64GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
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/2.0 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (64GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (64GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
LoudspeakerStereo soundSupported
Active noise cancellationNot supported2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (64GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (64GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (64GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity6700 mAh7340 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy11 hours10 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (64GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Call controlNot supportedVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingE-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Blue, Green, Yellow, Pink, White, Gray
- Java framework
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 (64GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
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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