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Microsoft unveils smaller, cheaper Surface tablet - Santa Maria Times

Microsoft has unveiled its smallest and least expensive Surface tablet yet, a long-rumored portable device that will compete with Apple's iPad Mini. The Redmond company announced the new tablet after a Microsoft Twitter account sent out a teaser with a ...

10 flight attendants reveal what they always have in their carry-ons - INSIDER

Sometimes outlets are not close to the bed in hotels, so it's convenient to have an extra-long charging cable so I can work on my phone or iPad while they charge. I usually bring a tote bag, where I carry my iPad mini, battery, charging cable, and book.

5 Reasons We Need an iOS 11.4.2 Update - Gotta Be Mobile

Most of the lag we've encountered on the iPhone 5s and iPad mini 2 is in the form of keyboard lag, stuttering, and slow down and chop when pulling up Control Center and Notification Center. There's also noticeable slow down when opening up folders and ...

New Apple products including iPad, iPhones, Macs to be revealed in September, says report - CNBCTV18

However, there seems to be no updates for iPad Mini. iPhones. Based on the recent reports, it is said that the company is set to launch three models of iPhone soon, one of which will be coming in 6.5 inches, larger than the current 5.8-inch iPhone X.

Apple iPhones 2018, iPad Pro with FaceID, Apple Watch 4, AirPods 2 expected in September - The Indian Express

Apple is expected to launch a slew of new products later this year, including three iPhones, next-generation iPad Pros with FaceID, all-new MacBook Air, 11-inch iPad, Mac Mini, AirPods 2, Apple Watch with a bigger display, and the long-delayed AirPower ...

Students Only: Apple Gives Free Beats Headphones With Mac, iPad Pro Purchase - Tech Times

iPad Pro buyers, meanwhile, are a little bit limited in their choice of free Beats, with the option of either Powerbeats 3 or Beats X, but they can pay an additional $100 to get the Solo3 Wireless headphones. Like last year, the sixth-generation iPad ...

Apple Registers Two More Unreleased iPad Models in Eurasia - Mac Rumors

While this could be an additional model of the iPad Pro we don't yet know about, it could also relate to a model of iPad not in the Pro family, including the iPad mini 5. A rumor from May 2017 suggested the mini lineup was being discontinued, but over ...

Apple is Planning to Release a Variety of New Products This Fall - San Diego Entertainer Magazine

The Mac lineup is due for a refresh, especially when it comes to the aging Mac Mini, a device that hasn't seen an update since 2014. There is hope that Apple will also release an updated Macbook line with a new design for their ... Kuo's note states ...

Apple Launches 2018 Back to School Promotion: Free Beats With Select Mac or iPad Pro Models - Mac Rumors

Like last year, Apple's sixth-generation iPad and iPad mini 4 models do not qualify for the offer. The promotion runs until September 25, 2018, and is available through Apple's online store, retail stores, and authorized campus stores, or by calling ...

It sounds like Apple is going to launch a ton of new stuff this fall — including a cult-favorite fans have been ... - Danbury News Times

One has an 11-inch screen, and the other has a 12.9-inch screen, similar to Apple's current iPad Pro lineup. Processor upgrades for the Mac Mini, MacBook Pro, and MacBook. That means the same overall design, but faster chips inside. An upgraded iMac ...

New Mac mini and cheaper MacBook might finally land this fall - Cult of Mac

Of course, we're also expecting two new iPad Pros. The new tablets likely will benefit from advanced features borrowed from iPhone X, like bezel-to-bezel displays and Face ID. Apple's also expected to launch three new iPhones this year. One reportedly ...

Face ID iPad, MacBook, Mac mini, MacBook Pro, 11-inch iPad Pro in Apple's 2018 product lineup - AppleInsider

Nearly the entire Apple product line including the iPhone, iPad Pro, first new Mac mini in nearly four years, MacBook, MacBook Pro, iMac, second-generation AirPods, and "Series 4" Apple Watch appear to be on the cusp of release, if Ming-Chi Kuo's ...

Mac Mini Refresh, New Low-Cost Notebook, Apple Watches With Larger Displays and More Coming This Fall - Mac Rumors

Apple is working on updates across its entire product line for the second half of 2018, according to a new investor's note shared this morning by reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, with refreshes expected for iPhone, iPad, Mac mini, MacBook Pro, iMac ...

Apple registers 10 unannounced MacBook and iPad devices overseas - Digital Trends

As for the five iPad models, they consist of the A1876, A1934, A1979, A2013, and A2014. The models aren't quite as easy to determine in this case although a guess would put the A1876 as the iPad Mini 5, the A1934 serving as the “vanilla” iPad, the ...

Review: Flight Outfitters iPad Mini Kneeboard - AOPA Pilot

Flight Outfitters tackled the issue of where and how to stow portable electronic devices by designing the clever iPad Mini Kneeboard with a turntable that allows vertical or horizontal viewing; a side notepad pocket "desk"; and an accessory pouch for ...

2018 Back to School Buyers Guide: How to choose the best iPad for education - AppleInsider

The famous phrase "size isn't everything" shouldn't apply to iPads, but in the case of the iPad mini 4, it does. The iPad mini 4 is the smallest device in the iPad range, equipped with a 7.9-inch Retina display that has the same 2048-by-1536 resolution ...

How to Install the iOS 12 Beta on Your iPhone or iPad - How-To Geek

On your iPhone or iPad, launch Safari, and then navigate to If prompted, log into the same Apple account you linked to the beta testing program. Scroll down, look for the step “Download Profile”, and then tap the ...

Here's how Vodafone users can win an iPad Mini daily - Gadgets Now

Vodafone is bringing the enthusiasm of FIFA World Cup 2018 close to its customers. The telecom service provider is running a 34-day contest on its MyVodafone mobile app to give its customers a chance to win iPad Mini daily. The contest named ...

Testing the speed of iOS 11 versus iOS 12 on the iPhone 6 and iPad Mini 2 - AppleInsider

Apple made some big speed improvement claims regarding iOS 12 on older devices, like as some apps launching twice as fast, and CPU ramp-speed increasing across not just older devices, but also newer ones as well. AppleInsider puts the claims to the ...

iPhone owners RAVING about how iOS 12 update has made their old gadgets 'feel new again' - The Sun

Some users who own an iPad Mini 2 and have updated to iOS 12 have noticed a major speed boost, even though the tablet launched way back in October 2013. "I'm super impressed with how well iOS 12 is running on my iPad Mini 2. iOS 11 had it lagging on ...

iPad Mini is a line of mini tablet computers designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc. It is a sub-series of the iPad line of tablets, with a reduced screen size of 7.9 inches, in contrast to the standard 9.7 inches. The first generation iPad Mini was announced on October 23, 2012, and was released on November 2, 2012, in nearly all of Apple's markets. It features similar internal specifications to the iPad 2, including its display resolution.

iPad Mini
Apple iPad Mini New Logo Thin used in iPad mini 2 & 3.png
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iPad Mini 4 in Gold
Developer Apple Inc.
Manufacturer Foxconn, Pegatron
Product family iPad
Type Tablet computer
Release date

1st generation:
November 2, 2012 (2012-11-02)
November 12, 2013 (2013-11-12)
October 22, 2014 (2014-10-22)

September 9, 2015 (2015-09-09)
Operating system iOS
System-on-chip used 1st generation: Apple A5 (2nd generation: 32nm)
2 & 3: Apple A7 (with Apple M7 motion co-processor)
4: Apple A8 (with Apple M8 motion co-processor)
CPU 1st generation: 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9
2 & 3: 1.3 GHz dual-core Apple Cyclone
4: 1.5 GHz dual-core Apple Typhoon
Memory 1st generation: 512 MB DDR2 RAM
2 & 3: 1024 MB LPDDR3 RAM
4: 2048 MB RAM
Storage 1st generation: 16, 32, or 64 GB flash memory
2: 16, 32, 64, or 128 GB flash memory
3 & 4: 16, 64, or 128 GB flash memory
Display 7.9-inch (200.66 mm) diagonal LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology, at 4:3 aspect ratio
1st generation: 1024×768 px at 163 ppi
2, 3 & 4: 2048×1536 pixels at 326 ppi (Retina Display)
4: Fully laminated display, antireflective coating
Graphics 1st generation: PowerVR SGX543MP2
2 & 3: Quad-core PowerVR G6430
4: Quad-core PowerVR GX6450
Input Multi-touch screen, headset controls, proximity and ambient light sensors, 3-axis accelerometer, gyroscope, digital compass
Camera 1st generation, 2 & 3: Front-facing 1.2MP & Rear-facing 5MP
4: Front-facing 1.2MP & Rear-facing 8MP

1st generation, 2 & 3: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n @ 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
4: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac @ 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
1st generation, 2 & 3: Bluetooth 4.0
4: Bluetooth 4.2

Power 1st generation: 3.72 V 16.5 W·h (4440 mA·h)
2 & 3: 3.75 V 24.3 W·h (6471 mA·h)
4: 3.82 V 19.32 W·h (5124 mA·h)
Online services App Store, iTunes, Game Center, iCloud, FaceTime, iMessage
Dimensions 1st generation: 7.87 in × 5.3 in × 0.28 in (199.9 mm × 134.6 mm × 7.1 mm)
2 & 3: 7.87 in × 5.3 in × 0.29 in (199.9 mm × 134.6 mm × 7.4 mm)
4: 8.0 in × 5.3 in × 0.24 in (203.2 mm × 134.6 mm × 6.1 mm)
Weight 1st generation: Wi-Fi: 0.68 lb (308 g)
Wi-Fi + Cellular: 0.69 lb (312 g)
2 & 3: Wi-Fi: 0.73 lb (330 g)
Wi-Fi + Cellular: 0.75 lb (340 g)
4: Wi-Fi: 0.65 lb (298.8 g)
Wi-Fi + Cellular: 0.67 lb (304 g)

iPad Mini (branded and marketed as iPad mini) is a line of mini tablet computers designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc. It is a sub-series of the iPad line of tablets, with a reduced screen size of 7.9 inches, in contrast to the standard 9.7 inches. The first generation iPad Mini was announced on October 23, 2012, and was released on November 2, 2012, in nearly all of Apple's markets. It features similar internal specifications to the iPad 2, including its display resolution.

The second generation iPad Mini, with a faster processor and a Retina Display, was announced on October 22, 2013 and released on November 12, 2013.

The third generation iPad Mini was announced on October 16, 2014 and was released on October 22, 2014; it features the same hardware as the Mini 2 and the addition of a Touch ID fingerprint sensor compatible with Apple Pay.

On September 9, 2015, Apple released the iPad Mini 4.