1. Gerrit Morisse's Avatar
    Hi there,this is my first time to post on this website and im trying to find and see your opinions whether i should get the ipad mini 2 128 gb or the ipad air 32 gb. Both are similar in price with the ipad mini 2 cheaper by 20 dollars than the ipad air.

    So the question is should i get ipad air for the bigger screen,bigger battery or should i should i get the ipad mini 2?
    Also is 32 gb sufficient enough for the ipad air based on your uses?
    07-26-2016 08:19 PM
  2. Premium1's Avatar
    Hi there,this is my first time to post on this website and im trying to find and see your opinions whether i should get the ipad mini 2 128 gb or the ipad air 32 gb. Both are similar in price with the ipad mini 2 cheaper by 20 dollars than the ipad air.

    So the question is should i get ipad air for the bigger screen,bigger battery or should i should i get the ipad mini 2?
    Also is 32 gb sufficient enough for the ipad air based on your uses?
    I would go with the air. Better internals, and should be supported longer than the mini 2. 32gb should be plenty unless you plan to put a lot of videos/music on your iPad.
    07-26-2016 08:36 PM
  3. SwitchBeach's Avatar
    What are you planning to do on the device? Will it be things that would benefit from a larger screen? Is better portability something that is important to you? What are you planning to store on the device? Movies? Lots of pictures?

    Answering those questions for yourself will help determine which is better for YOU.
    07-26-2016 08:37 PM
  4. scruffypig's Avatar
    I would go with the air. Better internals, and should be supported longer than the mini 2. 32gb should be plenty unless you plan to put a lot of videos/music on your iPad.
    The iPad Mini 2 and iPad Air have the same A7 processor, same Power VR G6430 graphics chip, 1 GB RAM, same Apple M7 motion. Both were introduced October, 2013. The iPad Air has been discontinued by Apple, while the iPad Mini 2 is still available. The major difference is battery and screen size. Both should be supported equally long as far as OS updates. The iPad Air is rated slightly faster with a 1.4 GHz processor, while the iPad Mini 2 is rated 1.3 GHz.
    Last edited by scruffypig; 07-27-2016 at 12:31 PM.
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    07-27-2016 09:10 AM
  5. Premium1's Avatar
    The iPad Mini 2 and iPad Air have the same A7 processor, same Power VR G6430 graphics chip, 1 GB RAM, same Apple M7 motion. Both were introduced October, 2013. The iPad Air has been discontinued by Apple, while the iPad Mini 2 is still available. The major difference is battery and screen size. Both should be supported equally long as far as OS updates. The iPad Air is rated slightly faster with a 1.4 GHz processor, while the iPad Mini 2 is rated 1.3 GHz.
    Yeah I was thinking about the air 2. My bad. Both of those are pretty old, so to the OP, if I were you and had the money, I would look into an Air 2 or mini 4 if you really want to get the most bang for your buck.
    07-27-2016 12:52 PM
  6. scruffypig's Avatar
    Yeah I was thinking about the air 2. My bad. Both of those are pretty old, so to the OP, if I were you and had the money, I would look into an Air 2 or mini 4 if you really want to get the most bang for your buck.
    The iPad Air 2 and Mini 4, both start at $399.00 from Apple. But the iPad Air 2 has a 3 core processor...
    07-27-2016 06:28 PM
  7. Premium1's Avatar
    The iPad Air 2 and Mini 4, both start at $399.00 from Apple. But the iPad Air 2 has a 3 core processor...
    And both will be more future proof than the air and mini 2, hence why I said if they had the $$ go for one of those.
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    07-27-2016 07:40 PM
  8. SwitchBeach's Avatar
    I, personally, would never buy a 32GB device.
    07-27-2016 07:46 PM
  9. dstrauss's Avatar
    This is really much more your personal preference. If smaller and lighter beats larger and heavier, go Mini. Otherwise, the large screen is better on older eyes. Mine are old (eyes that is), but I just bought a great deal on a Mini 2/128gb/at&t on eBay for $260...far from the high end of the current order, but I don't plan on a moon launch with it, and for reading, internet, email, and even Office 365 apps, it will be more than adequate.

    To me, the form factor is the best out there - even the iPhone 6s Plus is "too small" for lengthy internet/reading sessions, and with the exception of comics, the Air holds little over my 12" laptop, so it hits the sweet spot for me.
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    08-01-2016 01:47 PM
  10. ngc's Avatar
    It depends on your primary use.

    About a year ago I would have preferred the iPad Mini because I was mainly using it as a reading/playing device. But right know I'm doing an MBA and I wanted something bigger so I can take with me to class, read, work, tale notes, etc. I bought a Logitech Canvas Keyboard and I couldn't be happier.

    Just evaluate your primary use and select the device tha suits that need, that worked for me.
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    10-14-2016 10:57 AM
  11. darius_robin's Avatar
    Mini 2 128gb is better but if u can spend extra, the mini 4 is much better
    11-16-2016 05:46 AM

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