iPad Mini 2 Specs

The Apple iPad mini 2 or the iPad mini with Retina Display (as officially called) is now officially announced and it features 2048×1536 Retina display as found in the bigger iPad Air. On October 22nd, Apple unveiled the second-generation of its 7.9-inch tablet, the iPad mini 2 (with Retina display), and also talked about its specs during the event. iPad mini 2 has almost identical looks to its predecessor but specifications has been boosted. iPad mini 2 specs shows that, just like the iPad Air, it runs on the same A7 processor with 64-bit architecture. Hit the for detailed iPad mini 2 specs.

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iPad Mini 2 Specs

Unveiled at an Apple ipad event held on October 22nd, the iPad mini with Retina display offers a combination of specs and a price point that may push it ahead of Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire HDX. The biggest change in iPad mini 2 is the introduction of Retina display with a resolution of 1536 by 2048 pixels in Apple’s 7.9-inch tablet. Here are the detailed Specs of iPad mini 2:

Body

DeviceTablet
Form FactorSlab
Dimensions200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
Weight331g (Wifi-only)
341g (WiFi + Cellular)
ColorsSpace Gray, Silver

Display

Screen Size (Diagonal)7.9 inches
Resolution2048 x 1536 pixels
Pixel density326 pixels per inch (ppi)
TechnologyLED-backlit IPS LCD
Display Colors16M
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touch,
oleophobic coating

Hardware

System chipApple A7
ProcessorDual-core, 1.3 GHz
Storage (Built-in)16GB / 32GB / 64GB / 128GB
Card slotNo

Camera

Primary5 MP,
2592 x 1944 pixels
Front-Facing Camera1.2 MP
720p@30fps
face detection
FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular
Video1080p@30 fps
Video stabilization
Touch focus
Geo-tagging
FeaturesFace detection
Autofocus

Network & Data

Cellular + WiFiUMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz)
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B (800, 1900 MHz)
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26)
Wi-FiWi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n)
dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz) and MIMO
GPSAssisted GPS (Cellular model)

Connectivity

ConnectorLightening connector
OtherComputer sync, OTA sync
Bluetooth4.0

Battery

Music PlaybackUp to 10 hours
Video PlaybackUp to 10 hours
Web Surfing using Cellular DataUp to 9 hours

Software

OSiOS 7 or newer
ApplicationsAppstore

Sensors

Three-axis gyro
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor

Other Features

iMessage
iCloud cloud service
AirDrop
iCloud Keychain
Siri
Facebook integration
Twitter integration
Photo viewer/editor
iBook
Apple Maps
iPad Air
In the BoxLightning to USB Cable
USB Power Adapter

With the addition of Retina display in iPad mini 2, the price has also seen the effect of it. Unlike the original ipad mini, the 2nd generation iPad mini price will start at $399 and $529 for Wi-Fi only and cellular models respectively. The iPad mini 2 also comes with the following free apps from Apple: iPhoto, iTunes U, iMovie, Podcasts, GarageBand, Find My iPhone, Pages, Find My Friends, Numbers, Remote, Keynote, iTunes Trailers.

Apple didn’t kill the original iPad mini, which will now release at the $299 price point. The iPad mini 2 with Retina display will be available later in November.

Other Apple Devices’ Specs

iPad Air specs
iPad 4 Specs
iPad mini specs

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