iPad Mini 2 Specs - Specifications of iPad mini with Retina Display

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:


Device Tablet
Form Factor Slab
Dimensions 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
Weight 331g (Wifi-only)
341g (WiFi + Cellular)
Colors Space Gray, Silver


Screen Size (Diagonal) 7.9 inches
Resolution 2048 x 1536 pixels
Pixel density 326 pixels per inch (ppi)
Technology LED-backlit IPS LCD
Display Colors 16M
Touchscreen Capacitive, Multi-touch,
oleophobic coating


System chip Apple A7
Processor Dual-core, 1.3 GHz
Storage (Built-in) 16GB / 32GB / 64GB / 128GB
Card slot No


Primary 5 MP,
2592 x 1944 pixels
Front-Facing Camera 1.2 MP
face detection
FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular
Video 1080p@30 fps
Video stabilization
Touch focus
Features Face detection

Network & Data

Cellular + WiFi UMTS/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-Fi Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n)
dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz) and MIMO
GPS Assisted GPS (Cellular model)


Connector Lightening connector
Other Computer sync, OTA sync
Bluetooth 4.0


Music Playback Up to 10 hours
Video Playback Up to 10 hours
Web Surfing using Cellular Data Up to 9 hours


OS iOS 7 or newer
Applications Appstore


Three-axis gyro
Ambient light sensor

Other Features

iCloud cloud service
iCloud Keychain
Facebook integration
Twitter integration
Photo viewer/editor
Apple Maps
iPad Air
In the Box Lightning 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.

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