Apple iPad mini Specs

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The iPad mini is a thinner, lighter, cheaper variant of the iPad as we know it, with a smaller screen and form factor that makes it even more portable than its larger sibling. Thanks to its 4:3 aspect ratio, the iPad mini is actually superior to 7-inch tablets with a wide ratio. That is due to the more surface area available on the device's screen, which results in a richer web browsing experience.


  • 64GB basic storage (not expandable)
  • The camera lacks flash

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Size: 7.9 inches
Resolution: 768 x 1024 pixels, 162 PPI
Technology: IPS LCD
Screen-to-body: 71.82 %
Features: Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor


System chip: Apple A5
Processor: Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
GPU: PowerVR SGX543MP2
Internal storage: 64GB
Device type: Tablet
OS: iOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6.x) Screenshots


Capacity: 4440 mAh
Type: Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable


Rear: Single camera Camera samples
Main camera: 5 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 33 mm
Video recording: 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
Features: Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling
Front: 1.2 MP
Video capture: 1280x720 (HD)
Dimensions: 7.87 x 5.30 x 0.28 inches (200 x 134.7 x 7.2 mm)
Weight: 11.01 oz (312.0 g)
Materials: Back: Aluminum
Keys: Right: Volume control, Other
Colors: Black, White


4G (FDD): Bands 4(AWS-1), 17(700 b)
3G: Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 5(850), 8(900)
Data Speed: LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS
SIM type: Nano SIM


Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Multiple speakers
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Screen mirroring: TV-out

Connectivity & Features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Oct 23, 2012
FCC ID value: BCGA1454
Measured SAR:
Body: 1.19 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.55 W/kg

Buyers information

Price: $ 659
In The Box: Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter


Officially announced: Oct 23, 2012
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Alternative variants

Apple iPad mini 32GB

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 32GB
Price: $ 559

Apple iPad mini 16GB

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 16GB
Price: $ 459

Apple iPad mini A1455

Verizon / Sprint version

Differences from the main variant:
4G (FDD): Bands 13(700 c), 5(850), 3(1800), 2(1900), 1(2100)
3G: Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi 16GB

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 16GB
Weight: 10.86 oz (308.0 g)
Location: Wi-Fi positioning
Price: $ 329
Scheduled release: (Official)

Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi 32GB

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 32GB
Price: $ 429

Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi 64GB

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 64GB
Price: $ 529

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