Apple has unveiled next generation of iPads, iPad Air and iPad mini at an event on Tuesday. One thing that is lacking in the previous iPad mini is a high resolution screen, with the latest iteration Apple has corrected this, the new iPad mini now comes with Retina Display.
iPad mini now features a 7.9-inch Retina Display with 2048 x 1536 pixels resolution, and with pixel density of 326ppi. With the new screen Apple says apps designed for iPad will automatically work, with this mini iPad. It packs the A7 chip with 64-bit architecture that debuted with the iPhone 5S.
The performance improvements in iPad mini are more significant than the iPad Air. Apple says the iPad mini gives 4x cpu performance, 8x graphics performance and gives 10 hours of battery life. It also comes with the iOS 7 operating system. Like in the iPad Air this also gets the improved HD FaceTime camera for low light performance. It supports Wi-Fi and LTE connectivity.
iPad mini will be available later in November, specific date is not yet known, it will be made available in silver and space gray colors. Price details are given below. .
iPad mini 16GB Wi-Fi only – $399
iPad mini 32GB Wi-Fi only – $499
iPad mini 64GB Wi-Fi only – $599
iPad mini 128GB Wi-Fi only – $699
iPad mini 16GB Wi-Fi only – $529
iPad mini 32GB Wi-Fi + Cellular – $629
iPad mini 64GB Wi-Fi + Cellular – $729
iPad mini 128GB Wi-Fi + Cellular – $829
Apple is also selling original iPad mini along with the latest iPad mini for a lower price. iPad mini Wi-Fi 16GB model is available for $299, and 16GB Wi-Fi + 3G model is available for $429 with either Verizon or AT&T.