The iPad mini can do everything same as an iPad Pro can do, especially when used by Apple Pencil, iPad processor makes it one of the best compact and powerful tablet in the market.
In the Apple history iPads are one of the fascinating device.
Since iPad mini is not been updated since three years, still iPad mini have good sales.
iPad mini you buy, can give you same experience as regular iPad.
No other tablet with this small size match to the power of iPad Mini.
In 2019 Apple has finally decided to upgrade iPad Mini.
iPad is famous with its size and colour in the market, therefore there wouldn’t be any alteration with its size. But upgrading iPad Mini to make it compatible like other iPads feature of Apple Pencil is added to it, with a faster processor and better display than before.
There are not major difference if compared with an older iPad Mini, therefore this years update is known to “Boring update”. But for a traveller or journalist iPad Mini is one of the best tablet, compatible device with a great power.
Apple iPad Mini (2019) specifications:
- Apple Pencil (ist Generation).
- Headphone jack.
- Touch ID builtin home button.
- 7.9-inch Retina display with true tone display feature.
- A12 Bionic chip.
- Two stereo speaker at the bottom.
- 7MP font camera and 8MP rear camera.
- Comes with 64 GB storage variant and 256 GB variant only.
- iOS 12
- Cellular or wifi network.
- Comes in three colours silver, space grey and gold.
- iPad Mini (2019) will be priced at Rs 34,900 onwards in India.
- For other countries iPad Mini (2019) starts at $499
It doesn’t have bezel-less display as new iPad Pro (2018).
It has a normal design or layout which Apple is been following with iPad Mini also.
iPad Mini (2019) still has the Touch ID button for unlocking the device, with no latest Face ID has latest devices manufactured by Apple. Face ID seems to be reserved for high-end iPad models only, because installing Face ID censor to an iPad makes prices to go high, which will drop the market for iPad Mini.
We get volume rocker, power button, headphone jack, speaker grills and old lightning connector for charging device and connecting it with the MacBooks. As earlier said there is no drastic change in the design of an iPad Mini. It will have 4:3 aspect ratio with display and the body of an iPad Mini. iPad Mini with this aspect ratio makes easy for reader to view web pages, reading ebooks, taking notes and editing documents. In general aluminium body feels sturdy, retaining the same quality which only Apple devices can give. Its sites perfectly on a palm providing almost a good grip. The compact size of iPad Mini makes it easer for travelling in a messenger bag.
Speaking of colours iPad Mini will come in Silver, Space Grey and Gold like every other iPad.
Apple can make slight difference, but it didn’t. I think Apple may be thinking of user who loves compact tablets, which will make them easier to carry and travel. With a powerful internals.
Display and sound:
iPad Mini still has the same 7.9-inch display with 2048×1536 pixel resolution at 326 ppi of the screen. It still holds IPS LCD panel that you’ll find in iPad Mini 4, its means like there is no upgradation in terms of quality of display which is being used. The screen have been laminated to remove the air gap between the display and the glass. While display features are remaining same there is a support of True Tone display added, which essentially changes the colour tone of the screen. iPad mini have gained DCI-P3 wide colour gamut support. The display will be capable of producing reds and green pixels to the display. This can be an important update for video editor.
Apple typically delivers a best screen, and it doesn’t disappoint with the newest iPad Mini.
iPad Mini display brightness will be going up to 500 nits, colour full and bright, where every text on the display is crisp and gives a sharp quality for image and videos on the screen, it also has a decent contrast.
Performance and battery:
iPad Mini comes handy while using augmented reality apps on the device. Camera is perfectly fine while capturing low light photos.
Software and apps:
iPad Mini is running iOS 12 out of the box. Apple is constantly adding tablet friendly multitasking features in iOS, split view , ability of drawing the content from one app to another application when kept side b side on the screen