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Verge score: 9.3

The long awaited update to the original iPad mini, the iPad mini with Retina display has the same size 7.9-inch display, but boasts a 2048 x 1536 pixel resolution, the same as it's larger sibling, the iPad Air.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Nov. 1, 2013
  • Price at launch: $399.00

Availability

  • Height: 7.87 inches
  • Width: 5.3 inches
  • Thickness: 0.29 inches
  • Weight: 0.73 pounds
  • Color: Gray / Black, Silver / White
  • Speakers: Stereo

Hardware

  • Screen size (diagonal): 7.9 inches
  • Technology: IPS LCD
  • Resolution (X): 2048 px
  • Resolution (Y): 1536 px
  • PPI: 325.89
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Multitouch: Yes

Display

  • Operating system: iOS
  • Launch OS version: 7
  • Media streaming: AirPlay

Software

  • CPU brand: Apple
  • CPU model: A7

Processor

  • Internal size: 128 GB, 64 GB, 32 GB, 16 GB

Storage

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • 802.11n frequencies: 5GHz, 2.4GHz
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 4.0

Connectivity

  • Effective pixels: 1.2 megapixels
  • Video resolution: 720p

Front Camera

  • Effective pixels: 5 megapixels
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p

Rear Camera

  • Headphone: 3.5mm
  • Data connections: Lightning

Ports

Ambient Light, Gyroscope, Compass / Magnetometer, Accelerometer

Sensors

  • Capacity: 23.8 Wh
  • Quoted use time: 10 hr

Battery

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