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 great iOS device, including a quite big 7.9-inches display, a good performance 1000 MHz Dual-Core CPU, and two cameras, a 5 MP back facing camera and a 1.2 MP front facing camera. That's all? Not at all, it's just the beginning.

The iPad mini feels much lighter than what you expect from a device of this size. Apple offers this tablet in black and white. About its body materials, the iPad mini is majorly created with Aluminium, giving it a high quality feel and high resistance. The iPad mini is just 0.28" thick, making it one of the thinnest tablets nowadays. Although this device is only 7.87 inches long, it manages to pack a 7.9 inches screen.

Apple designed the iPad mini with a nice 7.9-inches screen, and a resolution of 768 x 1024 , which makes everything look nice. Its screen uses IPS LCD capacitive technology, and has multi-touch detection.

Apple decided to equip this tablet device with a Apple A5 system chip, holding a good performance 1000 megahertz Dual-Core CPU and 512 MB RAM. Collaborating with graphic intensive applications, this tablet also has a 200 megahertz PowerVR SGX543 MP2 GPU. The Apple iPad mini counts with a 16 GB quite big internal memory and while it doesn't include a slot for an external memory card, it is enough to store hundreds of applications, but it might not be enough if you are planning to install some of the largest games currently available.

The Apple iPad mini features two cameras, a 5 megapixels back facing camera and a 1.2 megapixels front-facing camera. It is also able to capture videos in Full HD 1920x1080 at 30 fps. This tablet also counts with multiple interesting features: auto-focus, digital image stabilization, face detection shooting, HDR mode, geo tagging and time lapse video.

This tablet has wifi connection (and it can be shared with other devices around, acting as a wireless router or modem), LTE (4G) great performance data connection and also HSPA+ connection type, a lower speed 4G technology and fast 3G connection type, supported by HSDPA and EDGE technologies. The iPad mini works with a Nano SIM card for GSM services.

This device counts with a 4440 mAh large Li-Polymer non-replaceable battery providing this tablet a great battery life. An issue to evaluate is that this tablet's battery is not replaceable so you can't buy a new battery when it begins to lose capacity, although with its 4440 mAh you will probably buy a new tablet before that happens.

The iPad mini also includes a few nice characteristics as Bluetooth (4.0) and GPS (Global Positioning System), and lots of sensors like Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Compass.

Apple sells this tablet for 285 dollars, which is high for this kind of tablet. No matter if you are looking for a device for playing games, need a work tablet device, want this tablet to take lots of pictures or need a portable tablet majorly for internet broswing and social networks, this tablet is probably very appropiate . When you buy the iPad mini you also get 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