Should I purchase a iPad mini or normal iPad?
Apple’s new iPad mini has a screen size of 7.9 inches, is 23 percent thinner and 53 percent lighter than a normal iPad. It weighs just 0.68 pound. Its retina display is vibrant and has a 1024-by-768 resolution. It has a 5-megapixel iSight camera and shoots 1080p HD video.
A normal size iPad 2 has a screen size of 9.7 inches, and weighs 1.33 pounds. Its retina display is vibrant and has 1024-by-768 resolution. It has a 5-megapixel iSight camera and shoots 720p HD video.
A normal size iPad 3 has a screen size of 9.7 inches, and weighs 1.44 pounds. Its retina display is crisp and clear, as its high pixel resolution is 1,536 x 2,048 and 264 pixels per inch. It also has a video camera similar to the specifications of the iPad 2. It has 480 pixels and shoots 30 frames per second.
Time to Compare
Now that you know the specifications of each iPad, the question still remains, Should I purchase an iPad mini or normal iPad? If you are looking for a compact tablet with little weight, than the iPad mini is likely the best choice. If you are looking for a larger screen for easier viewing, than a normal iPad is most likely a better match. If you are planning to take a lot of photos and/or videos, than the iPad mini is a good choice, as it is more portable, and smaller, which makes it easier to hold steady for clearer photos and videos. If screen resolution is a high priority, than an iPad 3 is most likely the best choice. Any of these iPads are sure to surpass your expectations as none of them lack quality or performance.