Apple announces the iPad Mini

Apple announces the iPad Mini

After the successful launch of iPad 3, Apple announces its latest version  iPad Mini. It is the smaller version of iPad with full sized tablet.It is rumored that the new iPad Mini will prove to be smarter then 4th generation iPad due to its specification and features.

Tim Cook (CEO, Apple) took the stage to start bragging about the numbers to give a clear indication that Apple is still the number one technology company.

Launching ceremony of iPad Mini
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Talking  at a special event in San Jose. Up on stage, Phil Schiller explains that this “isn’t just a shrunken-down iPad, it’s an entirely new design.” The 7.9-inch iPad mini has a 1024 x 768 resolution, like the earlier-generation 9.7-inch iPad models, but is encased in an all-new 7.2mm-thick aluminum shell, which makes it 53 percent lighter and 23 percent thinner than the 4th-gen iPad.

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Features and Specifications Of iPad Mini:

According to the Propakistani the main features and specifications of new brands are as:

iPad Mini
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Dual Core A5 Processor

Size and Weight:

  • Height: 7.87 inches (200 mm)
  • Width: 5.3 inches (134.7 mm)
  • Depth: 0.28 inch (7.2 mm)
  • Weight: 0.68 pound (308 g)


  • 7.9-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
  • 1024-by-768 resolution at 163 pixels per inch (ppi)
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating


  • 16, 32 and 64GB


  • WiFi Version:
    • 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi (802.11n 2.4GHz and 5GHz)
    • Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
  • Cellular+WiFi Version:
    • GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz) LTE (Bands 4 and 17)
    • 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi (802.11n 2.4GHz and 5GHz)
    • Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology


  • 5MP rear iSight Camera with Autofocus, Face Detection, 1080P video recording, Backside illumination
  • 1.2MP front facing camera for FaceTime video calling over Wi-Fi or cellular


  • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music
  • Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using cellular data network
  • Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system


  • iPad Mini 16GB: $329
  • iPad Mini 32GB: $429
  • iPad Mini 64GB: $529
  • Add $130 for versions with cellular capability.


The Apple iPad Mini will be in the market from November 2,2012,while the cellular capable will be shipped after two weeks.

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