Apple today announced a smaller version of the iPad to further expand its tablet market. The newly released iPad Mini features 7.9 inch display and is powered by Apple A5 processor. It’s available in 2 colors, like iPhone 5. Here are the details:
iPad Mini Specs
7.2mm (0.28 inch) thin iPad Mini weighs at 0.68 pound (308 grams). Its 7.8 inches in height and 5.3 inches in width and fits well in one hand.
iPad Mini screen size is 7.9 inch, slightly larger than other competing tablets like Nexus which has 7 inch display. Screen resolution is 1024×768 pixels which is same as it was for the iPad 2. This makes all iPad 2 compatible apps automatically fit to run on the iPad Mini.
The iPad Mini comes in 2 versions, WiFi only and WiFi + Cellular. Both have WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 and the Cellular version has LTE, UMTS, CDMA and GSM / EDGE connectivity.
There are 2 cameras. A rear iSight autofocus camera which is 5 Megapixels and can record videos @ 1080p. The front facing camera for FaceTime is 1.2 Megapixels and can record videos at 720p.
Like iPhone 5, iPad Mini comes in 2 colors: black and white. Here’s how it looks:
iPad Mini Price
WiFi only:$329 for 16GB | $429 for 32GB | $529 for 64GB
WiFi + Cellular: $459 for 16GB | $559 for 32GB | $659 for 64GB
Preorders and Availability
You can preorder iPad Mini from October 26th. It will start shipping from November 2.
Learn more about it at Apple website.