Today, Apple revealed a new device: the iPad mini, a smaller version of the most successful tablet ever, the iPad, and here is everything you need to know:
1. Screen Size and Resolution:
The iPad mini will have a screen of 7.9 inches to directly compete with the other tablets in its category: the Nexus 7, the Kindle Fire HD and the Nook Tablet. Same resolution as the iPad 2: 1,024 x 768.
The iPad mini is 7.2 mm thick, and weighs 308 grams only!
3. CPU and Camera:
The iPad mini has the same CPU as the iPad 2: the dual-core Apple A5 chip. It also has FaceTime HD camera and 5-megapixel iSight camera on the back with 1080p recording.
4. Battery Life:
The battery life of the iPad mini is the same as its bigger brother: still 10 hours!
5. Price and Release Date:
The iPad mini is a bit more expensive than its competitors, starting at $329 for 16GB and it ships on November 2nd.
And that’s it ! Nothing really surprising after all!