John Poole of Primate Labs reports that the Geekbench 3 benchmarks suggest that the Retina iPad mini is powered by a 1.3GHz A7 chip like the iPhone 5s, which is 100Mhz slower than iPad Air’s 1.4GHz A7 chip, just as we had reported yesterday.Â
Retina iPad mini Benchmarks confirms 5x performance improvement over original iPad mini, 7% slower than iPad Air
Now that Apple has unexpectedlyÂ launched the Retina iPad mini, we’ve finally got a chance to compare the two iPads.
The most interesting thing about the new iPads this year, is that in terms of specifications they’re exactly the same, expect for the screen size of course and slower clock speed of Retina iPad mini’s A7 chip.
If youâ€™re planning to buy or have just bought the new iPad AirÂ and wondering how to transfer data from your old iPad to the new iPad Air, then follow the steps mentioned below to first take a back up of your old iPad and then restore the backup to your newly purchased iPad using iTunes or iCloud.