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The iPad Mini is now official

The iPad Mini is now official

Few know that for two years there is talk that Apple would release a smaller version of the original iPad, however, has been for this 2012 when rumors have increased and have become much stronger, including photographs of this alleged iPad Mini , images of parts and even a video that promised to be of this device. Finally, the rumors have been true, as Tim Cook has just introduced the during Apple’s keynote last year.

So many leaks as indicated, this screen iPad Mini is 7.85 inches diagonally, which is a considerable difference compared to its rivals such as Nexus 7 of Google and Kindle Fire from Amazon, thanks to having more space Online and especially that aspect ratio of 4:3 or like her older sister, which means you can take advantage of the same applications as the original iPad, only on a smaller size.

And this aspect is ideal for tablets from Apple , since all applications designed for iPad works perfectly on this new device, and developers do not have to work to tailor applications to display a new look and as in the case of the iPhone 5 .

Mini iPad Features

  • Display of 7.9 inches with a resolution of 1024×768 pixels in 4:3 ratio (same as original iPad).
  • A5 processor.
  • 5 MP rear camera iSight.
  • Front camera for FaceTime HD quality (720p).
  • Mobile connectivity to 3G and 4G LTE networks.
  • Puerto Lightning.
  • IOS version 6.
  • Battery autonomy up to 10 hours.
  • Thickness of just 7.2 mm.
  • Storage capacity from 16 GB to 64 GB.

Perhaps the feature that most assumed this iPad Mini is that it is practically an iPad 2, but smaller, thanks to having the same resolution of the second tablet of Apple and the same processor, but now with even greater mobility and size and how light it is.

And is that the iPad Mini has the ability to run applications on iPad, but also targets the user can comfortably read it, study, and they have released an update to iBooks , plus they expect the huge iOS developer community to join this trend and take advantage of the iPad Mini, that compared to the original iPad, are several that stand out .

An iPad even more portable and versatile

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What makes the difference in this iPad Mini compared with rivals in the world is Android application support with that account, and it was announced that Tim Cook at this conference, there are over 250,000 apps in the App Store aimed to iPad, and each and every one of them is compatible with the iPad Mini.

The presentation showed how the appearance of applications such as eBay official for iPad and Android, and the differences were huge. The iPad Mini though many believe may not have versions “stretched” for iPhone applications, but all fit perfectly with its 4:3 aspect.

Now, Apple wants to make an impact on the youth and student market with this device. Considering as many schools and colleges have taken advantage of Apple’s tablets for your purposes, this is already a reality, only want to increase their importance with a device even more portable and convenient for reading, because really the original iPad not the most practical for this purpose, however, the one-handed hold the iPad Mini makes a big difference.

Pricing and Availability

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The iPad Mini is priced at $ 329 input / euros for the version of 16GB of storage and WiFi connectivity, so it is definitely cheaper than the iPad existed. However, no rarer honestly who expected that the price of this tablet was about $ 300 or less.

For the rest, the following prices depending on your configuration:

  • 16GB WiFi only for $ 329.
  • 16 GB WiFi + 3G/4G for $ 459.
  • Wifi only 32GB for $ 429.
  • 32 GB WiFi + 3G/4G for $ 559.
  • Wifi only 64GB for $ 529.
  • 64 GB WiFi + 3G/4G for $ 659.

The reserves of the iPad Mini begin within three days, on October 26, and will begin to be dispatched from November 2, including in Spain.

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