At sight, you would make out the difference in the sizes of screen between iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 2. The former has a 9.7 inch screen whereas the latter, a 7.9 inch screen. Though the screen size of ipad mini 2 is smaller, it still produces the picture quality exactly equal to that of iPad Air 2. By comparison, iPad Air 2 is heavier than iPad mini 2 and yet, both appear sleek and are easy to carry from place to place. Since both the devices share the Apple’s retina display technology, the picture resolutions are one and the same.
The Air 2 possesses 8837 MAH battery and mini 2 6471 battery. But, under careful observation, both have performed well and lasted for more than 10 hours each. Both the devices have A7 1.3 GHz chip that helps download applications at lightening speeds.
5 megapixel iSight cameras are what both ipad Air 2 and iPad mini 2 have in common. The price of the very basic model of iPad Air, with 16GB Wi-Fi is a little higher than that of iPad mini 2. But when the storage is bumped up, the charges get increased accordingly. With respect to the innards, both the devices, more or less have the same except for some minor variations. The sleekness of iPad mini 2 makes it easy for people to hold it while on the couch, and watch movies comfortably. But, iPad Air is a bit larger, especially for kids to hold for a long time.