Differences Between Ipad Mini 2 And Ipad Mini 3

We explain what's changed with the máy tính bảng iPad mini 3 compared khổng lồ the ipad tablet mini 2 including price, specs and features.

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At a Glance

Our Verdict

Realistically the extra £80 for Touch ID & a gold colour on the ipad tablet mini 3 isn’t worth it. Unless you’re happy lớn spend £479 on the 128 GB capathành phố, we recommkết thúc the now cheaper and almost identical ipad tablet mini 2.

Last week Apple announced the Máy tính bảng iPad mini 3 so you’re probably wondering what’s different compared khổng lồ the máy tính bảng ipad mini 2 including price, specs and features. Also see: Best tablets

Normally, we would split a comparison into many different sections but here we’re going to simple explain what’s new và what is still the same. You’ll see why. Read: ipad tablet mini 3 first-look reviews.

máy tính bảng ipad mini 3 vs ipad tablet mini 2 comparison: What’s new

At its special sự kiện in Berlin, the ipad mini 3 got about 10 seconds worth of stage time following a comprehensive sầu introduction of the iPad tablet Air 2. Now we’ve checked the specs of the new pint-sized tablet, we can see why.

Compared to its predecessor, the Máy tính bảng iPad mini 3 only gets you the cảm biến ID finger print scanner and is available in gold like the iPhone 6. The storage line-up has been changed as the 32GB mã sản phẩm has been dropped so you can now choose from 16-, 64- and 128 GB.


This is bit a bit shocking considering the iPad Air 2 has a thinner & lighter design, new A8X processor, a better 8Mp iSight camera, an anti-reflective coating on the screen & a barometer. See also: Apple ipad tablet Air 2 first-look Reviews.

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Typically, the new ipad models come with the same upgrades but that’s not the case this year. Apple has kept the price the same, so the iPad mini 3 starts at £319 & goes up to £479 for that 128 GB Model. You can add £100 for 4G connectivity.

While keeping the price the same for a new Mã Sản Phẩm is good, the very small amount of changes mean that the ipad tablet mini 2 at a lower price of £239 looks lượt thích a far more attractive sầu option. We’re not comparing it full here but it’s worth noting that Apple has kept the original ipad mini on sale for £199. See below for a full price comparison.

iPad tablet mini 3

Máy tính bảng iPad mini 2

ipad tablet mini

16 GB




32 GB


64 GB




16 GB + 4G




32 GB + 4G


64 GB + 4G


128 GB + 4G



máy tính bảng ipad mini 3 vs Máy tính bảng iPad mini 2 comparison: What’s the same

So, aside from Touch ID, gold option & the lachồng of a 32 GB capathành phố, the Máy tính bảng iPad mini 3 remains identical khổng lồ the iPad tablet mini 2.

It is still 7.5 milimet thick và 331 g with a 7.9in IPS Retina display (2048 x 1536). It still has the A7 processor and M7 co-processor, 5Mp iSight camera, FaceTime HD camera, dual-b& Wi-Fi, công nghệ Bluetooth không dây 4.0, Lightning connector & up to lớn 10 hours of battery life.

iPad tablet mini 3 vs Máy tính bảng iPad mini 2 comparison: In summary

If you’re thinking about upgrading from the máy tính bảng iPad mini 2 then you’re going to lớn have lớn really want the cảm biến ID fingerprint scanner and the gold Model (the additional storage will cost you more anyway).

If you’re considering buying your fist ipad tablet mini then we recommkết thúc saving some money & getting the iPad tablet mini 2 since it’s almost identical and still a decent tablet.