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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. The Wi-Fi + LTE model includes LTE support.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: November 2013
  • Price at launch: $529.00


  • Height: 7.87 inches
  • Width: 5.3 inches
  • Thickness: 0.29 inches
  • Weight: 0.75 pounds
  • Color: Gray / Black, Silver / White
  • Speakers: Mono


  • Screen size (diagonal): 7.9 inches
  • Technology: IPS LCD
  • Resolution (X): 2048 px
  • Resolution (Y): 1536 px
  • PPI: 326
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Multitouch: Yes


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


  • CPU brand: Apple
  • CPU model: A7


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


  • Carriers: Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T
  • 3G: Yes
  • CDMA: Yes
  • CDMA frequencies: 1900, 850
  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies: 1900, 1800, 900, 850
  • UMTS frequencies: 2100, 1900, 900, 850
  • LTE: Yes
  • WWAN data standards: UMTS, LTE, EV-DO Rev. A, EV-DO Rev. 0, HSPA+
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • 802.11n frequencies: 5GHz, 2.4GHz
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 4.0


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

Front Camera

  • Effective pixels: 4.78 megapixels
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p

Rear Camera

  • Headphone: 3.5mm
  • Data connections: Lightning


Ambient Light, Gyroscope, Compass / Magnetometer, Accelerometer


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


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