1. mase123987's Avatar
    Wasn't sure whether to put this in the iPad 4 or iPad Mini forum but oh well. I am trying to decide on which to get. My main concern is gaming performance between the two. I have read some reviews that said that both can play basically all games at near the same performance (obviously the iPad 4 at a higher resolution). I was hoping someone could confirm this. I don't really want to buy the mini if it already can't play some of the best games at great speeds. Any help would be much appreciated!
    02-23-2013 09:42 AM
  2. Alli's Avatar
    Speed is definitely different. The MIni has a dual core A5 processor, where the 4 has a quad core A6.
    02-23-2013 01:49 PM
  3. F34R's Avatar
    Wasn't sure whether to put this in the iPad 4 or iPad Mini forum but oh well. I am trying to decide on which to get. My main concern is gaming performance between the two. I have read some reviews that said that both can play basically all games at near the same performance (obviously the iPad 4 at a higher resolution). I was hoping someone could confirm this. I don't really want to buy the mini if it already can't play some of the best games at great speeds. Any help would be much appreciated!
    If you can give me a list of games, I'll do my best to test them out on the 4 v mini.

    What I would LOVE to see.. iPad Mini with at least the specs of the iPad4. A 720p screen would suffice.
    jonathan2677 likes this.
    02-24-2013 08:06 PM
  4. jonathan2677's Avatar
    All I can comment on is infinity blade 2 and the new real racing are both much smoother on my 4 I've had some lag and slight strain on playing them on the mini


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    03-31-2013 04:01 PM
  5. epicness4G's Avatar
    I have also played games such as running with friends and temple run 2 and they both sort of lagged on my mini. That's why I returned it and got a 4
    08-07-2013 12:21 AM
  6. Peligro911's Avatar
    I have not tried but I would assume a 4 would be better that why I got it .. I play modern combat and I know when modern combat 5 drops I'll be glad I have a 4 vs a mini


    Sent from my iPhone 5 from a galaxy far far away (in the USA ) using Tapatalk !
    08-07-2013 02:43 AM

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