iPad Mini Sneak Peek

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iPad Mini Sneak Peek

The new hype in the town, iPad mini is here. It is a light, thin and sleek 7.9-inch tablet. Materials used for its making include glass and anodized aluminum. The gadget is undoubtedly one of the neatest devices. With a thickness of 7.2 millimeters and weight of 0.68 pounds, iPad mini has acquired a special place in the market. In short, it has much better specs than the Amazon Kindle Fire HD and is comparatively far thinner and lighter that the Google Nexus 7. Although it is a little expensive, it is an incredible device.

The Screen

The iPad mini has in fact a larger surface than its competitors (Kindle Fire HD and Nexus 7): 7.9 inches vs. 7 inches. The difference is substantial as the size is diagonal especially when you asking what the app live wallpapers does. Although the screen is smaller than the regular iPad, it is considerably larger as compared to the Android 7-inch tablets (panoramic). Apple has declared that iPad has 50 percent larger area to browse the internet in portrait mode as compared to other similar devices and 67 percent larger surface in landscape mode. iPad mini has a pixel resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels.


The iPad mini, like the new iPhone 5, is an anodized aluminum design. It is available in black as well as white color just like iPhone 5.


Some iPad mini models come with the LTE connectivity in addition to Bluetooth and 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi. Furthermore, it uses the lightning port just like all the other latest iOS products.


Like the original iPad, iPad mini comes with 16GB, 32GB and 64GB of storage.

Battery life

According to Apple, iPad mini has a battery life of 10 hours surfing the internet on Wi-Fi, listening to music, watching video, using its lithium polymer battery. The battery is rechargeable (16.3-watt-hour).


The FaceTime High Definition Camera makes it a favorite gadget of all time. Its camera is considered far better than the one of iPad 2. It also comes with an illuminated sensor on its backside. Moreover, it supports face detection just like its older sibling. It is equipped with a 5-megapixel camera. This feature makes it far superior than Kindle Fire and Nexus 7, as they lack this sort of camera.


The Wi-Fi only version with storage of 16GB is available for $329. The 32GB storage version and 64 GB storage version are offered at a price of $429 and $529 respectively. If a customer wants to have an iPad mini with the LTE connectivity, he or she has to pay $130 in addition to the original price.

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