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👌 Retina display with the highest pixel density – the 7.9-inch display offers 2048 × 1536 px resolution, what translates to 326 ppi pixel density – the highest in the entire Apple iPad family, including iPad Pro models.
👌 Three times faster than a predecessor – thanks to A12 Bionic chip with M12 coprocessor, the newest iPad mini is blazing fast. It’s not only 3 times faster than iPad mini 4 but it renders graphics 9 times faster.
👌 Apple Pencil 1 compatible – Apple’s 1st-generation stylus features advanced sensors that measure both pressure and tilt. Thanks to that, you can use it as naturally as you do on paper.
|Screen||7.9-inch, 2048 × 1536 px, 326 ppi|
|Storage options||64 or 256 GB|
|Body colors||Silver, Space Gray, Gold|
|Battery||Up to 10 hours|
|Apple Pencil||Compatible with 1st-generation Apple Pencil|
|Weight||10.62 oz / 301 g|
|Dimensions||8.0 × 5.3 × 0.24 in / 203.2 × 134.8 × 6.1 mm|
|Launch date||March 18, 2019|
|Prices||64 GB / WiFi – $399|
64 GB / WiFi + Cellular – $529
256 GB / WiFi – $549
256 GB / WiFi + Cellular – $679
Pros and cons
|Good stuff||Bad stuff|
|• Excellent Retina display with 326 ppi pixel density – the highest among all iPad models|
• Support for Apple Pencil (1st-generation)
• Headphone jack
• Stunning performance: 3 times faster than predecessor
• Great battery life
|• Same old design|
• Large bezel around the screen
• Slow charging speed
• Lightning port instead of USB-C
• No backward case compatibility
• Lack of Face ID
Performance is one of the most important reasons to buy the newest iPad. Here’s a part of the iPad mini 2019 performance test run by Expert Reviews:
In fact, with the same hexa-core A12 Bionic chip inside as Apple’s iPhone XR, iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max (and 3GB of RAM), it’s an absolute beast of a tablet, and it absolutely blows the competition out of the water when it comes to the benchmarks.
The best description of what Apple iPad mini 2019 is about:
The only reason to buy an iPad mini is because you want a killer small tablet. There simply isn’t another tablet at this size that can compete.– Nilay Patel, The Verge
Best iPad mini 2019 reviews from around the web:
- Apple’s new iPad mini is reliable, not revolutionary – Mashable
- Apple iPad mini review (2019): Still the best small tablet – Engadget
- Apple iPad mini review: no competition – The Verge
- New Apple iPad Mini review: renovated, not reimagined – Fast Company
- Review: iPad Mini is back and Apple’s 2019 update offers new mojo for small tablets – CNET
Based on reviews from The Verge, CNET, Mashable, Fast Company, Apple Insider, iMore, 9to5Mac
Based on customer reviews from Amazon.com
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