Apple iPad mini with Retina display now available, starts at $399

As predicted by a leak from a few hours ago, the iPad mini with Retina display can now be purchased online from the Apple store. Available in either gray or silver, the company's second-gen "mini" tablet starts at $399, which gets you a Wi-Fi-only model with 16GB of storage. Need more space? No problem! Apple is offering variants of the iPad mini 2 with 32, 64, and even 128GB of native storage, priced at $499, $599, and $699 respectively. 

4G-capable iPad mini 2 models are listed as well, and they do carry a steeper price tag, as you might expect. A 16GB variant for AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, or T-Mobile costs $529, with 32, 64, and 128GB variants priced at $629, $729, and $829 respectively. 

If ordered now, a Wi-Fi-only iPad mini with Retina display is estimated to ship within 2 to 3 work days. Models with cellular radios, however, are bound to come a bit later, projected to ship within 5 to 10 business days from today. Since the demand for the iPad mini 2 expected to be high, shipping times are likely to increase, so if you want one ASAP, ordering soon might be a good idea. You can buy an iPad mini 2 by following the source link below, which will take you to the Apple online store.

UPDATE: The 64GB and 128GB iPad mini 2 models are now shipping in 5 to 10 business days.

source: Apple

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iPad mini 2
  • Display 7.9" 2048 x 1536 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A7, Dual-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 6471 mAh



1. guyguya

Posts: 9; Member since: Aug 14, 2013

Just ordered mine. 32 GB with Cellular in Space Gray (-:

2. LiquidGalaxy

Posts: 332; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Just got an order in for a 32gb wifi in Silver - not for me though however. I'm being a greedy sod and hoping to make a profit by selling it on if they become as popular as i'm expecting / hoping...

3. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

Sadly I'm doing the same. If it doesn't sale I'm keeping it because I traded my wife's iPad 1 for the $200 target deal. But I have a feeling that everyone is thinking about doing this which will kill the deal. I still remember all those Chinese people returning iPad 3's in shopping carts.

4. LiquidGalaxy

Posts: 332; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

True - although like yourself, i'll not be too dissapointed if i 'have' to keep it :) I might even prefer it to my Air..

5. darkkjedii

Posts: 31308; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Picking up mine ASAP.

8. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Gonna have to wait at a minimum 5 - 10 business days. It seems that stock is only available on line at, and that is with the wait. Stores are no-shows. Apple should have delayed the release to end of November and built up inventory.

6. greathero1

Posts: 584; Member since: Jun 13, 2008

I thought they said it was going to be the end of the month. I went ahead and picked up the larger version. Oh well, I will probably just keep what I have instead of returning it seeing as how light and easier to handle the Air model is.

7. darkkjedii

Posts: 31308; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Has it been 14 days?

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