Posted on 23 October, 2012 by Keron Calame | 3 Comments
As expected, Apple has officially announced the new iPad Mini as an addition to its trio range of tablet devices. According to the company, the iPad Mini measures only 7.2mm thick, a quarter thinner than the new 4th generation iPad.
The tablet comes with a 7.9-inch retina display that delivers a 1024×768 pixel resolution which is the same as the larger model, plus it is also powered by a dual-core A5 processor making it just as powerful. Apple noted that all softwares developed for the Apple’s iPad tablet range will work on the new Apple iPad Mini.
There’s a 5-megapixel iSight camera on the rear and a front-facing FaceTime HD camera up front. The Apple iPad Mini’s wireless connectivity has also been boosted to twice the speed, and the tablet includes a new Apple Lightning connector, and a battery capable of providing up to 10 hours of usage.
Apple made the presentation today and during they announced that they have just sold their 100 millionth iPad, over a time period of just two and a half years, which is unprecedented in a new category such as tablets. The new Apple iPad Mini will start at $329 with 16GB of internal memory, $429 with 32GB and $529 with 64GB of memory Wi-Fi only. The 3G iPad Mini is priced at $459 with 16GB, $559 with 32GB and $659 for 64GB of internal memory.