Apple iPad mini 3 Specs


The iPad mini 3 is Apple's third-generation mini tablet, although technically, it is almost identical to its predecessor. The device offers a 7.9-inch Retina Display with a resolution of 2048 by 1536 pixels. Processing power is provided by an Apple-designed A7 system-on-chip, and up to 128GB of storage are available for storing files and media. In charge is the latest version of iOS, Apple's mobile operating system. All this is housed in a lightweight, 7.5-millimeter thin body made of premium aluminium. Unlike its predecessor, the iPad mini 3 has a Touch ID fingerprint scanner built into its home button.

This device is also known as Apple A1600, Apple A1599


  • The camera lacks flash

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Size: 7.9 inches
Resolution: 1536 x 2048 pixels, 324 PPI
Technology: IPS LCD
Screen-to-body: 71.82 %
Colors: 16 777 216
Touchscreen: Capacitive, Multi-touch
Features: Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor


System chip: Apple A7
Processor: Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit
GPU: PowerVR G6430
Internal storage: 128GB
Device type: Tablet
OS: iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x) Screenshots


Capacity: 6350 mAh
Type: Not user replaceable


Rear: Single camera Camera samples
Main camera: 5 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 32 mm
Video recording: 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
Features: Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling
Front: 1.2 MP
Video capture: 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
Dimensions: 7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches (200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm)
Weight: 12.03 oz (341.0 g)
Materials: Back: Aluminum
Biometrics: Fingerprint (swipe)
Keys: Right: Volume control, Other
Colors: Gold, Gray


4G (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+)
3G: Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Data Speed: LTE, HSPA, UMTS
SIM type: Nano SIM


Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Multiple speakers
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Screen mirroring: TV-out
Additional microphone(s): Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 4.0
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Hotspot
USB: Lightning
Features: Mass storage device, Charging
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Other: Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Phone features

Notifications: Flight mode, Silent mode
Other features: Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Oct 16, 2014
FCC ID value: BCGA1600
Measured SAR:
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.29 W/kg

Buyers information

Price: $ 729
In The Box: Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter


Officially announced: Oct 16, 2014
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Alternative variants

Apple iPad mini 3

with 16 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 16GB
Price: $ 529

Apple iPad mini 3

with 64 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 64GB
Price: $ 629

Apple iPad mini 3

Wi-Fi only, with 16 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 16GB
Weight: 11.68 oz (331.0 g)
Price: $ 399

Apple iPad mini 3

Wi-Fi only, with 64 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 64GB
Weight: 11.68 oz (331.0 g)
Price: $ 499

Apple iPad mini 3

Wi-Fi only

Differences from the main variant:
Weight: 11.68 oz (331.0 g)
Price: $ 599

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