IPad Mini versus iPad 5

IPad Mini has been a huge rage ever since its launch few months back. Some analysts also say that it ate quite a chunk of the share of the success of iPad 4. However, will it be able to stand in front of the fifth generation of iPad which is rumored to be launched in 2013? Every product of Apple is considered to be a masterpiece in itself. The products score well on both the technicalities as well as the design. The launch of the iPad 4 happened only a few months after the iPad 3 which was quite surprising. Although an advanced version, critics still think that it isn’t much different from iPad 3. Due to this, there are higher expectations from iPad 5 which is due for release around early 2013.

In addition to the existing pressure, the iPad 5 will definitely be compared its miniature version, the iPad Mini. Given that iPad Mini is doing so well in the market, it could be a competitor to the bigger iPad versions.


iPad 5 gives you a complete experience

If you want to compare the iPad 5 with iPad Mini, you have to first know that these are products belonging to different categories. They have been made for different target section. However, if you want to be sure of the choice you make, it might help to understand the similarities and differences between them.

1. The retina display on the full sized screen is sure to give you a great viewing experince. Many users who first got to experience the retina display on the iPad 4 were not disappointed. It is expected that iPad 5 will bring something additional as well.

2. It becomes very easy to browse the Internet on a full screen. It is also expected that iPad5 is going to have excellent 4G connectivity

3. With some exceptional graphics be ready to have a great gaming experience

The only area where iPad Mini clearly has an edge is portability. It fits into your handbag or your coat pocket very easily. If your top priority is portability, iPad Mini is what will clearly score over iPad.

iPad Mini gives you more at less

iPad Mini has already got a very positive response which is why it is considered to be a competitors to the full sized tablets.

  • It is very light and extremely portable. One can easily use just a hand to operate it which is not possible with any full sized tablet.
  • The greatest advantage is that you get all the features of a full sized iPad at much lesser cost

  • All games and applications from the iPad are compatible with the iPad Mini so you don’t lose out on anything

The one area where iPad Mini scores less is the browsing capabilities. There is a constant need to zoom in and out. The screen is also not as appealing as a retina display of iPad 4 and it is expected that iPad 5 will be much better in this department. Final word is that both the iPad 5 and iPad Mini are great in their categories. With so many features available, a user can look at what’s more important to decide what to buy.