Comparison between:
- Apple iPad mini 4
- HP ElitePad 1000 G2

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Apple iPad mini 4HP ElitePad 1000 G2
Apple iPad mini 4
Prices
HP ElitePad 1000 G2
Prices
Model aliasA1538
A1550
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Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width203.2 mm
20.32 cm
0.67 ft
8 in
261 mm
26.1 cm
0.86 ft
10.28 in
Height134.8 mm
13.48 cm
0.44 ft
5.31 in
178 mm
17.8 cm
0.58 ft
7.01 in
Thickness6.1 mm
0.61 cm
0.02 ft
0.24 in
9.2 mm
0.92 cm
0.03 ft
0.36 in
Weight298 g
0.66 lbs
10.54 oz
680 g
1.5 lbs
23.99 oz
Volume167.09 cm³
10.15 in³
427.41 cm³
25.96 in³
ColorsGray
Silver
Gold
Black
Body materialsAluminium alloy-

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIM-
Number of SIM cards1-

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
-
CDMACDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
-
CDMA20001xEV-DO Rev. A
1xEV-DO Rev. B
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UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
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LTELTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
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Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
EV-DO Rev. A
EV-DO Rev. B
HSPA+
LTE
EV-DO

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)iOS 9Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCApple A8 APL1011Intel Atom Z3795
Process technology20 nm22 nm
CPUApple CycloneIntel Silvermont
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AIA-32 (x86), IA-64 (x64)
Level 1 cache memory (L1)64 KB + 64 KB24 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
Level 3 cache memory (L3)4096 KB
4 MB
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CPU cores24
CPU frequency1500 MHz1600 MHz
GPUPowerVR GX6450Intel Gen 7
GPU cores41
RAM capacity2 GB4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM frequency-1067 MHz
M8 motion coprocessor-

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage16 GB
64 GB
128 GB
64 GB
128 GB
-eMMC

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

Types-microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyLCDIPS
Diagonal size7.9 in
200.66 mm
20.07 cm
10.1 in
256.54 mm
25.65 cm
Width6.32 in
160.53 mm
16.05 cm
8.56 in
217.55 mm
21.75 cm
Height4.74 in
120.4 mm
12.04 cm
5.35 in
135.97 mm
13.6 cm
Aspect ratio1.333:1
4:3
1.6:1
16:10
Resolution2048 x 1536 pixels1920 x 1200 pixels
Pixel density324 ppi
127 ppcm
224 ppi
88 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area70.79 %63.87 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Retina display
Full Lamination Technology
Antireflective coating
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
LED-backlit
Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsLight
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor typeCMOS BSI-
Sensor size3.6 x 2.7 mm
0.18 in
-
Pixel size1.103 µm
0.001103 mm
-
Crop factor9.61-
Aperturef/2.4-
Flash type-LED
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Autofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Touch focus

Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Sensor typeCMOS-
Aperturef/2.2-
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
-
Video FPS30 fps-
1.2 MP
Continius shooting
Face unlock
2.1 MP

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Stereo speakers
-DTS

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
-

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
MiMO-

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.24.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
LE

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector type-Micro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Proprietary
Charging
Mass storage

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
NFC

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
eAAC+
M4A
MP3
WAV
Apple Lossless
AAX+
AAX
eAAC+
MP3
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
H.263
H.264
H.265
QuickTime
MPEG-4
H.263
H.264
MP4

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity5124 mAh-
TypeLi-IonLi-Polymer
FeaturesNon-removableNon-removable
Battery life - up to 10 hBattery life - up to 8 h

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Body SAR (EU)0.997 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)1.19 W/kg-

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresA1538 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: body - 0.425 W/kg
A1538 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: body - 1.183 W/kg
MIL-STD-810G
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