The Apple iPad mini with Retina Display 16GB Wi-Fi Silver is the latest ultra-thin iPad to sit in Apple's powerful and portable mini range. Apple has expanded the definition of mini by incorporating a retina display with over 3.1 million pixels, up to four times faster CPU performance, advanced wireless connectivity and 8x faster graphics. At just 7.5mm thick, the iPad mini is packed with a 7.9-inch 2048x1536 resolution display, the latest A7 chip with 64-bit architecture, an M7 motion coprocessor and an impressive ten hour battery life. The iPad mini brings 2x faster Wi-Fi performance thanks to two antennas and MIMO (multiple-input multiple-output) technology. The M7 motion coprocessor measures the motion from your iPad mini to ensure you get the best, life-like experience from your apps. From editing photos, watching movies, and playing games, the mini has been maximised inside out to make your experience feel smooth and natural.
The Key Features
- Model: Apple iPad mini with Retina Display Wi-Fi
- Capacity: 16GB
- Display: 7.9-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology & 2048x1536 resolution at 326 pixels per inch (ppi)
- Chip: A7 chip with 64-bit architecture and M7 motion coprocessor
- Battery Life: Up to 10 hours
- Connector: Lightning
- Operating System: iOS 7
- Contents: iPad mini with Retina display, Lightning to USB Cable & USB Power Adapter
Uses high-speed Wi-Fi networking to connect to the Internet. It’s ideal if you have a wireless Internet router in your home or if you’ll be using your iPad mini near a wireless hotspot in a coffee shop or school library, for example. There are Wi-Fi hotspots nearly everywhere around the world — iPad mini with Wi-Fi finds them automatically.
Every little bit as amazing.
Any way you look at it, iPad mini is just incredible. And the stunning Retina display is only the beginning. With a new A7 chip, advanced wireless and powerful apps - all beautifully integrated with iOS 7 - iPad mini with Retina display lets you do more than you ever imagined. Feature for feature, it’s identical to iPad Air in every way. Except for its super-portable, hold-it-in-one-hand, still-just-right mini size.
7.9-inch Retina display. 4x the pixels. 1x the size.
Now iPad mini looks even more brilliant in your hand. The Retina display has over 3.1 million pixels - a million more than an HDTV. That’s a 2048x1536 resolution, four times the resolution of the previous-generation iPad mini. In fact, the pixels are so close together, your eyes can’t distinguish them. So photos and videos show incredible detail and text is razor sharp. Because the best pixels are the ones you never see.
Thin and light design. We fitted more in, but it still sits perfectly in your hand.
We packed so many incredible new features inside iPad mini. It has a stunning Retina display, the incredibly powerful A7 chip, advanced wireless technologies and more. Yet it’s still thin and light (and mini). It’s just 7.5mm thin and weighs less than 350g. So while you can do even more, you won’t feel like you’re holding any more.
Incredible performance. Mini is even mightier.
The new Apple-designed A7 chip brings 64-bit desktop-class architecture to iPad. That means up to 4x the CPU speed and up to 8x the graphics performance for everything you do. And still up to 10 hours of battery life to study, play, build and create whatever you want, whenever you want. *1
The A7 chip takes iPad to new heights of power and speed. Thanks to the A7 chip, apps run faster. Games are more responsive. And everything you do with iPad mini feels quicker, because it is quicker. Up to four times as quick, in fact. But that’s just the start. It also supports OpenGL ES version 3.0, enabling detailed graphics and visual effects once possible only on desktop computers and games consoles. And the A7 chip features 64-bit architecture, opening the door for even more robust and powerful apps. Which means even more possibilities for what you can do with iPad mini.
M7 motion coprocessor
iPad mini was designed to be on the move. That’s why the M7 coprocessor makes so much sense. It measures motion from your iPad mini by pulling data from the accelerometer, gyroscope and compass. So your apps can give you a better experience based on the movement of your iPad mini. It’s a task that would normally fall to the A7 chip. But M7 is more efficient at it, which saves on power.
Same great battery life
iPad mini is powerful, but not power hungry. Even though it’s up to four times as fast as the previous-generation iPad mini, it still gives you the same incredible 10-hour battery life.*1 That’s because the A7 chip isn’t just more powerful, it’s also more efficient. So no matter where you go with iPad mini, you’ll have the battery power to go even further.
iPad mini gives you up to twice the Wi-Fi performance thanks to two antennas and MIMO (multiple-input multiple-output) technology. With dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) 802.11n Wi-Fi and MIMO, download speeds can reach up to 300 Mbps - double the data rate of the previous-generation iPad mini. So now when you want to download a film, share photos or documents with AirDrop, or just browse the web, your connection is even faster than before.
Great apps included. Comes ready to work. And play.
iPad mini is the perfect everyday companion. Because it comes with apps that help you do the everyday things you love to do, like check your email, talk to Mum over FaceTime or consult Siri to settle a bet. And now iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, Pages, Numbers and Keynote are free with iPad mini.*3 So you can write the next great novel, nail your presentation and compose a score for your home movie - all from your iPad mini. And all these apps are optimised for 64-bit architecture. So they run smoothly and powerfully and make iPad mini - and you - more capable than ever. From the moment you turn it on.
App Store. Over 475,000 adventures await.
Plan a road trip. Study whale migration. Draw blueprints for a building. Or repel a zombie invasion. For anything and everything you do, there’s an iPad app. And new ones are always being added in the App Store. iPad apps are so much easier to use and love, because they aren’t just stretched-out phone apps. They feel like they’re made for iPad - because they are made for iPad. They take advantage of every pixel on the Retina display and leverage technologies like the gyroscope, accelerometer and compass. And with the incredible potential of 64-bit architecture, this is just the beginning for what you’ll be able to do (and explore, and study, and draw, and zap) with iPad mini.
FaceTime HD camera
Sometimes it’s nice to put a face to the conversation. And with FaceTime video calls on iPad mini, your conversations never looked better. Make a video call over Wi-Fi or a mobile network and see (or show) every expression on the beautiful display.*4 And now the FaceTime HD camera features a next-generation backside illumination sensor with bigger pixels. Which brightens up all your FaceTime chats, selfies and group Photo Booth shots, even in low-light situations.
5MP iSight camera
We think about what goes into a great shot, so you don’t have to. The 5-megapixel iSight camera on iPad mini was designed to help you capture all of life’s moments at a moment’s notice. Use the Retina display as an easy viewfinder to frame the perfect shot. And quickly swipe between capturing stills or 1080p HD video. Every time you shoot, the image signal processor in the A7 chip works with the camera to make a ton of adjustments and deliver a great picture or video - automatically. You don’t have to think about anything other than who you’re going to share the moment with.
iPad mini and iOS 7. Designed to bring out the best in each other.
Because iOS 7 was designed for iPad mini, everything not only looks beautiful, it runs beautifully. And iOS 7 introduces great new features, such as smarter multitasking, AirDrop and Control Centre, that make the things you do every day even easier, faster and more enjoyable. It’s everything you love about iOS. Made even easier to love.
*1. Performance compared with previous generation. Battery life varies by use and configuration; see www.apple.com/uk/batteries for more information.
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*3. GarageBand is free on the App Store for all iOS 7–compatible devices; additional GarageBand instruments and sounds are available with an in-app purchase. iPhoto, iMovie, Pages, Numbers and Keynote are free on the App Store for qualifying iOS 7–compatible devices activated on or after 1 September 2013. See www.apple.com/uk/ios/whats-new/ for iOS 7–compatible devices. Downloading apps requires an Apple ID.
*4. FaceTime calling requires a FaceTime-enabled device for the caller and recipient and a Wi-Fi connection. Availability over a mobile network depends on carrier policies; data charges may apply.