The new Apple iPad (9th-Gen) and iPad Mini 6 have got launched in India. The good news is that starting price of the Apple iPad (9th-Gen) is Rs 30,900.
There is a little difference between the features of both the 9th-Gen iPad and the iPad Mini 6.
The price of the iPad Mini 6 is more than the 9th-Gen iPad as the iPad Mini 6 comes with a better design and the latest processor. Have a look at the features of both the iPad 9(2021) and iPad Mini 6(2021) together to understand which one is better.
The launch of the new iPad 9th-Gen(2021) and iPad Mini (2021) has definitely increased the competition in the tablets segment. It will be interesting to see if the tablets of other companies still stay in demand considering the entry of the new iPads in India.
You’ll find that both the iPads come out of the box with iPadOS 15.
Apple iPad 9th-Gen (2021) and iPad Mini 6(2021) Features and Difference
Weight of Apple iPad (9th Gen) and iPad Mini 6(2021)
iPad 9th Gen (2021) weighs 1.07 pounds whereas the new iPad Mini 2021 variant weighs 0.65 pounds. There is clearly a difference between the weight of the new iPads launched by Apple.
iPad 9 (2021) has a Larger Screen Size
In comparison to the iPad Mini 6(2021), the Apple iPad 9th-Gen(2021) comes with a larger display. The display of the Apple iPad 9(2021) is a 10.2-inch display having a resolution of 2160 x 620 pixels, whereas the iPad Mini 6(2021) comes with an 8.3-inch screen having a resolution of 2266 x 1488 pixels.
iPad Mini 6 Comes with the Latest Processor
Many may prefer the iPad Mini 6 over the iPad 9 (2021). One of the reasons for the same could be the latest processor. iPad Mini 6 comes with an A15 Bionic processor, whereas iPad 9 (2021) comes with an A13 Bionic processor.
Camera Provided in the new iPads
The rear camera provided in the 9th Gen iPad is an 8MP camera, whereas there is a 12MP rear camera provided in the iPad Mini 6. Both the new iPad comes with a 12MP front camera.
The camera features of the new iPad Mini are definitely better than the camera features of the new iPad 9th Generation.
No First Party Keyboard with the iPad Mini 6
You’ll find that there is no first-party keyboard provided for the new iPad Mini. It may support Bluetooth keyboards, but there is no support for the first-party Apple keyboard support like you get with the new Apple iPad 9(2021).
Similar Battery Life of the new iPads
A good thing is that the battery life is almost similar. You’ll be able to get a battery life of up to 10 hours with the iPad Mini 6.
Difference between the Ports
There is a headphone jack port provided in the Apple iPad 9th Gen, whereas it is missing in the iPad Mini. The advantage of the Apple iPad Mini is that you’ll find a USB-C port in this tablet. There is a lightning port provided in the iPad 9th-Gen.
5G Connectivity Provided in Apple iPad Mini 6
If you go for the cellular version of the Apple iPad Mini 6, then you’ll be getting 5G connectivity. This is definitely excellent news for those who want to use fast 5G connectivity on their new iPad.
Apple iPad (9th-Gen) and iPad Mini 6 Price in India
Let me make you know the price of the new Pad and iPad Mini in India.
Apple iPad (9th-Gen) Price in India
Apple iPad (9th-Gen) 64GB Wi-Fi at Rs 30,900.
Apple iPad (9th-Gen) 256GB Wi-Fi at Rs 44,900.
Apple iPad (9th-Gen) 64GB Wi-Fi + Cellular at Rs 42,900.
Apple iPad (9th-Gen) 256GB Wi-Fi + Cellular at Rs 56,900.
Apple iPad Mini 6 Price in India
Apple iPad Mini 6 64GB Wi-Fi at Rs 46,900.
Apple iPad Mini 6 256GB Wi-Fi at Rs 60,900.
Apple iPad Mini 6 64GB Wi-Fi + Cellular at Rs 60,900.
Apple iPad Mini 6 256GB Wi-Fi + Cellular at Rs 74,900.
I’ve just tried my best to cover the best features, price, and difference between the iPad 9th generation and the iPad Mini 6. Do let me know if you’ll purchase the new iPad 9th generation (2021) or the new iPad Mini 6(2021).