With iPad Mini 4 now on the market stands makes it more special than iPad Air 2 and iPad Mni 3. But what is so extra ordinary about it. With stunning display and faster radios and full on Split multitasking view of iOS 9 feature and sporting A8 it is powerful and more portable than previous iPad mini. Let us find out more!
iPad Mini 4 Design
The iPad mini 4 is a well-built and designed tablet with a great screen. This new iPad mini, has slim it down to 6.1mm from 7.5mm and 298g down from 331g so notice the difference.
The only design issue is on the rear cover of the cellular version of the iPad Mini 4 with an ugly white plastic strip which is not seen on Wi Fi models though.
iPad Mini 4 Screen
The Screen of iPad Mini 4 still measures 7.9 inches on the diagonal and has a resolution of 2046 x 1536 pixels, identical to the iPad mini 3. iPad Mini 4 has included a fully laminated display on its smaller tablet for the first time, which means the LCD layer, touch sensor and cover glass are optically bonded to remove the gaps between them. This means that the black levels, color accuracy and brightness all improve in this device.
iPad Mini 4 Screen Battery
The iPad mini 4 comes with a version of the A8 chip, which was introduced with the iPhone 6 last year. Apple has also boosted the RAM to 2GB, making the iPad mini 4 significantly more powerful than the iPad mini 3. Performance wise it shows that using iOS 9’s multitasking feature works well. The size of the battery has dropped from 6350mAh in the iPad mini 3 to 5124mAh. The efficiency provided by both the A8 chip and iOS 9, the battery life was actually longer than the iPad mini 3, giving you around 10 hours of video playback.
iPad Mini 4 Camera
iPad Mini 4 has an upgrade to its camera. The rear camera has an 8 megapixel sensor as compared to 5 megapixel, which is very much the same sensor found in the iPad Air 2. So its shows better images in decent lighting conditions. The front-facing camera remains the same and the 1.2 megapixel sensor and is fine for video calling and the odd selfie, overall a better shoot out.
iPad Mini 4 iOS 9
iOS 9 is pre installed in the new iPad mini 4. Along with all the mainstream features of iOS 9 with improved Siri, better search and a power-saving mode it has a range of iPad-specific features available on the iPad mini 4. You can Slide Over, Split View and Picture-in-Picture all multitask work as intended on the iPad mini 4. But it is limited as few apps inside Apple’s own app do not support this.
iPad Mini 4 Secure Touch Screen
iPad mini 4 uses Touch ID technology to turn your fingerprint into the perfect unforgettable password. Now you can unlock your device with just one touch and keep your personal data secure, even if you share your iPad with someone else. Touch ID also lets you make secure purchases in iTunes, iBooks, and the App Store. And with Apple Pay, you can make purchases within your favorite participating apps quickly, conveniently, and securely.
iPad Mini 4 WiFi
iPad mini connects to fast Wi-Fi and cellular networks, for you to download content, browse the web, and share documents from virtually anywhere. When you’re not near a Wi-Fi hotspot, it connects you to fast cellular data networks around the world. And if your planning to use Apple SIM, you can choose a plan quickly and easily in over 90 countries and territories.
iPad Mini 4 Price
The iPad mini 4 starts at $399 for the 16GB model, the more storage 64GB version for $499, which is $100 cheaper than the 64GB version of the iPad Air 2, saving you around 20% if you were to go with the iPad mini 4.