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iPad mini 2 or 4? Which games would I miss?

10-13-2015, 01:51 PM
#1
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iPad mini 2 or 4? Which games would I miss?

I tried the search function, but nothing came up.

If I buy an iPad mini 2, would there be some graphic intense games that struggle on the older A7 device?
10-13-2015, 02:57 PM
#2
Joined: May 2013
Posts: 1,501
Yes. I had a Mini 2 a year ago and it has struggled on a bunch of games. I wouldnt recommend an Mini 4 either cuz it has an A8 SoC only. Go with an Air 2 instead and thank me later.

Last edited by Nekku; 10-13-2015 at 02:59 PM.
10-14-2015, 09:05 AM
#3
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 276
I still have an iPad Mini 2 from 2013 and till now, there is not a single game released on the Appstore that I have not been able to run on it very smoothly and I play mostly graphics intensive games that normally run into Gigabytes.

Every game still plays flawlessly on the Mini 2.

You should have no problem for now getting one.
10-14-2015, 10:01 AM
#4
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Originally Posted by Nekku View Post
Yes. I had a Mini 2 a year ago and it has struggled on a bunch of games. I wouldnt recommend an Mini 4 either cuz it has an A8 SoC only. Go with an Air 2 instead and thank me later.
I agree, this is exactly what I did. I really prefer the form factor of the mini and I held out with my gen 1 waiting for the 4 but when they announced the specs I opted for the Air 2 for the extra horsepower.
10-16-2015, 02:27 AM
#5
Joined: Dec 2009
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RMDI View Post
I tried the search function, but nothing came up.

If I buy an iPad mini 2, would there be some graphic intense games that struggle on the older A7 device?
Any particular titles in mind? Just how intense are we talking about here?