The popularity of the Apple iPad has spurred the company to create several versions of it such as the iPad2 and iPad3. Now, the latest piece is the Apple iPad Mini which features powerful cameras and a wide array of applications for business, fun and casual use. Many fans of the original iPad will like the cellular capabilities of the new device as well as the light design. Here is some more information.
The Apple iPad Mini measures 7.87 x 5.3 x 0.28 inches and weighs 312 grams. As expected, it is much smaller than its predecessor and comes in black and slate or white and silver colors. The Model A1454 features GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA 850/900/1900/2100 MHz and LTE. The Model A1455 features CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B, GSM/EDGE, UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA and LTE. You can connect using the Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n at 2.4 GHz and 5GHz. There is also the Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology so you can transfer data easily.
The Apple iPad Mini features 7.9 inches of LED-backlit multitouch screen with IPS technology. The resolution is 1024 x 768 at 163 ppi. The screen is also protected by fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating. One of the major strengths of the Apple iPad Mini is the high quality cameras. There is a FaceTime HD camera with 1.2-megapixel photos and 720p HD video. You can also do video calls using cellular or Wi-Fi. Other features include photo and video geo-tagging, backside illumination, face detection and tap to manage exposure for pictures and videos.
The product also has an iSight camera which provides you with clear and sharp 5-megapixel photos. There is autofocus, face detection, five-element lens, backside illumination. Hybrid IR filter, tap to focus still images and videos as well as tap to control exposure for video and photos The Apple iPad Mini has an aperture of f/2.4 and photo and video geo-tagging. You will find a video camera that allows you to record at 1080p HD. Other features of the video camera include backside illumination, video stabilization, tap to focus while you record and face detection.
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The battery of the Apple iPad Mini is a built-in 16.3-watt-hour lithium-polymer. You can recharge the battery too using the power adapter or USB. You can have up to 9 hours of web surfing via the cellular data network. If you use the Wi-Fi, listen to music or watch videos, you can have as much as 10 hours. As for connectivity, the Apple iPad Mini has a lightning connector, built-in speakers, a 3.5 mm headphone minijack, a microphone and a nano-sim card tray. There are also several sensors available such as the ambient light sensor, accelerometer and three-axis gyro.
The Apple iPad Mini package includes the device, the lightning to USB cable and the USB power adapter. You will also find several of the usual apps from Apple like the Calendar, Music, Safari, Game Center, Messages, Reminders, Notes, Camera, etc. At $569, the Apple iPad Mini is a good buy for avid Apple followers who prefer compact but powerful gadgets.
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