Apple has unveiled iPad mini, 7.9inch tablet with a redesigned look. The device which is the scaled down version of the flagship tablet iPad by Apple is a smaller and comes with a 7.9-inch screen and runs Apple’s iOS 6 software.
All software that runs on iPad runs on iPad Mini. The device is available with a display screen resolution of 1,024 x 768 pixels, matching the first- and second-generation iPad.This will ensure that the designers and programmers don’t have to redesign their apps for the new iPad Mini.
During the launch event Apple executive Phil Schiller, wasted no time to compare the new iPad mini with Google Nexus 7.He says that the iPad Mini’s screen will come with a 35 percent larger screen and 50 percent larger than Android for surfing Web.
New iPad is powered by Apple’s A5 processors. A 5-megapixel iSight camera on the back and a FaceTime HD camera on the front. In terms of connectivity, it comes with Wi-Fi and LTE support. According to Apple the iPad Mini will come with 10 hours of battery life, with the largest and thinnest battery Apple has ever designed for an iPad.
This 4th generation of Apple’s flagship Tablet iPad mini is set to start shipping form on Friday. The Wi-Fi-only model will ship on November 2. Two weeks later, the LTE-equipped versions will be available.The iPad Mini with 16GB of storage retails for $329.The company is adding $100 for each 16GB in additional storage and the LTE options adds an additional $130 , the highest iPad Mini price to $659.
Along with iPad mini Apple has also launched 13-inch MacBook Pro with retina display and a smaller iMac that makes the desktop portable.The new MacBook Pro is lighter and thinner than the current 13-inch laptop.
|iPadMini||1024 X 768||Dual-core 1GHz Apple A5X||Wi-Fi and 2G, 3G, 4G LTE; Bluetooth 4.0||$329- $659||iOS 6|
|iPad 3||2,048 x 1,536||Dual-core 1GHz Apple A5X||Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi and 2G, 3G, 4G LTE; Bluetooth 4.0||$499 for 16GB, $599 for 32GB, $699 for 64GB (Wi-Fi); $629 for 16GB, $729 for 32GB, $829 for 64GB (Wi-Fi + cellular)||iOS 6|