iPad Mini Review

The much-anticipated iPad mini is here!

Let’s see in detail the characteristics of:

7.9 inch screen
7.9 inch screen resolution 1024 × 768, same as iPad and iPad 2 (this analysis are directly supported by the thousands of apps available in App store).
The pixels per inch (ppi) was 163, as opposed to the iPad 2 which had 132ppi. The iPad 3 with Retina display has 264ppi.

Dimensions

The iPad mini has height 20 cm, width 13,47 cm, thickness 7.2 mm and weighs 308 grams for the WiFi version and 312gr for the WiFi + Cellular

Dual core A5 processor

The processor of the iPad mini is dual core A5, like the iPad 2. On the next day after the first tear-down will have more information.

Lightning connector

To iPad mini-supports like the iPhone 5 – the new type of lightning connector.

Nano SIM

The iPad mini-supports like the iPhone 5 – The new card type nano-SIM.

Siri

The iPad mini supports the personal assistant Siri.

FaceTime HD camera

Front camera with 1.2MP sensor and can record video 720p HD. Ability video call via mobile networks and support automatic face recognition (Face detection).

iSight camera

Rear camera with 5MP sensor and can record 1080p HD video with stabilization function and autofocus. Other technical characteristics to mention that the iSight camera has ƒ/2.4 aperture and five-element lens with a hybrid infrared filter for more accurate and complete colors.

LTE (4G)

The iPad mini supports the new generation network LTE (4G).

Dual band 802.11n WiFi

802.11n WiFi networks to support 2.4GHz and 5GHz.

Battery

Up to 10 hours of use for surfing the web, watching videos or playing music over Wi-Fi
Up to 9 hours of use for surfing the web, watching videos or playing music via mobile network
iPad Mini
Available colors

H device will be offered in black and white (for the first time on iPad, except the front panel display and is anodized aluminum rear casing – for black color)

Availability

The pre-orders beginning Friday, October 26 and the iPad mini WiFi will be available on November 2 in 34 countries (including USA, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia, etc.)

iPad mini accessories

The familiar smart covers and smart cases of iPad will be available for the iPad mini. Of course, with the necessary modifications in size. The iPad Mini Smart Cover is available in red, gray, dark gray, pink, green and blue.

In summary, this is a device that fills this gap in the market. The iPad played long without rival in the category of 9-10 inches and ceded ground to competition in Munich inches smaller. Judging from what we saw today at the Apple event is moving aggressively in this market segment and does not take long to acquire a larger share of the pie 7intsis.