Apple iPad Mini 2 with Retina Display ME279LL/A 7.9 inch 16 GB (Silver) Apple iPad Mini 2 with Retina Display ME279LL/A 7.9 inch 16 GB (Silver) Apple iPad Mini 2 with Retina Display ME279LL/A 7.9 inch 16 GB (Silver) Apple iPad Mini 2 with Retina Display ME279LL/A 7.9 inch 16 GB (Silver) Apple iPad Mini 2 with Retina Display ME279LL/A 7.9 inch 16 GB (Silver)

Apple iPad mini is a good iOS device, packing a good size 7.9" multi touch capacitive display, a good performance Dual-Core processor running at 1000 MHz, a 5 megapixels back side camera and a 1.2 megapixels front camera.

Apple ships this tablet with a powerful 1 gigahertz Dual-Core CPU, included in the Apple A5 chip with 512 MB RAM memory. Graphic intensive tasks generally eats a lot of CPU time, so this tablet also counts with a PowerVR SGX543 MP2 graphics processing unit working at 200 MHz to help handle those graphic tasks. A nice advantage of this tablet is its quite large 16 GB internal memory and whereas it doesn't include an SD memory card expansion slot, it should be enough to store hundreds of applications and games, although it might not be enough if you are planning to install some of the largest games available nowadays.

Apple has made an excellent job making this tablet weight only 10.86 ounces. Being just 0.28 inches thick,this tablet is extremely slim and good-looking. Whereas the Apple iPad mini is only 7.87 inches long, it's still able to fit a a 7.9" display. About its design, this tablet is made of Aluminium, which gives a high quality design. Apple offers this device in 2 different color options, black and white.

The iPad mini has a nice 7.9-inches screen with a 768 x 1024 resolution, making everything look nice. This screen uses IPS LCD capacitive technology, and is multi-touch enabled.

This tablet offers wi-fi capability (and it can provide it to other devices around, as a mobile hotspot), 4G LTE high performance data connection and also HSPA+ data connection, a bit slower 4G network or the fastest 3G connectivity, over HSDPA and EDGE technologies. This tablet works with a Nano SIM card to use GSM services.

The Apple iPad mini has two cameras, a 5 megapixels back-facing camera and a 1.2 megapixels front camera. It is also able to shoot videos up to 1920x1080 (Full HD) at 30 frames per second. The camera also features multiple interesting features like auto-focus, face detection shooting, digital image stabilization, HDR mode, geo tagging and time lapse video.

The iPad mini also features some interesting features like Bluetooth (4.0), GPS Navigation and NFC (to trigger actions, transfer data or make payments by holding your tablet close to another NFC device or tag), and multiple sensors like Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Compass.

The iPad mini comes with an amazing 4440 mAh Li-Polymer non-removable battery, enough to provide this tablet with an incredible battery duration. An issue to take into account is that the iPad mini's battery isn't replaceable so you can't change it when it starts to lose capacity, though with its 4440 mAh you will probably replace this tablet before it becomes an issue.

The iPad mini costs 285 dollars, similar to other similar tablets. The Apple iPad mini is definitely a great option for you no matter if you will use this tablet mainly for internet broswing and social networks, want a tablet for work or need a device for playing games. Apple packs the Apple iPad mini with Lightning to USB Cable and USB Power Adapter.

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Device Type:Tablet
Operating System (OS):iOS 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6
Variant:Wi-Fi Only 16 GB
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Dimensions:7.87 x 5.30 x 0.28 inchesMetric19.99 x 13.46 x 0.71 cmImperial
Weight:10.86 ouncesMetric307.88 gImperial
Colors:Black and White
Accessories:Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
Price:$ 285.00


Screen Type:IPS LCD (16M colors)
Size:7.9 inchesMetric20.1 cmImperial
Resolution:1024 x 768 pixels
Pixel density:162 pixels per inchMetric63.78 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch


Chipset:Apple A5
Processor:ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz)
RAM Memory:512 MB
Graphics Processor:PowerVR SGX543 MP2 (Dual-Core 200 MHz)
Internal Memory:16 GB
SD Card Slot:No SD card slot


Battery type:Li-Polymer
Capacity:4440 mAh


Back camera:5 megapixels
    Focal length:33mm (35mm equivalence)
Front camera:1.2 megapixels
Max video resolution:1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD)
Camera features:Auto-Focus, Digital Image Stabilization, Face Detection Shooting, Geo Tagging, HDR Mode and Time Lapse Video


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Nano SIM
Technologies:LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, EDGE and GPRS

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 4.0
Sensors:Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor