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Apple iPad Mini (2021)
Apple iPad Mini (2021)
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8.8/10
Informr score
The Apple iPad Mini (2021) currently has an Informr score of 8.8 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 49 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
iOS
Processor
Unknown
Screen Size
8.3"
Camera
12+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Android Authority

The iPad Mini is easily the best small tablet on the market, finally offering something for everybody.

- Nick Fernandez, Android Authority
Notebookcheck

The new iPad Mini is significantly more expensive than its predecessor, but it also comes to the user with a modern design, significantly more power, pen support, and optionally also with 5G. Despite the SoC being slightly throttled, the iPad Mini is still one of the most powerful tablets that are c...

- Florian Schmitt, Notebookcheck
NDTV

I went into this process convinced that while I really liked the look of the new iPad mini, I would find it a less capable alternative to the base iPad. After all, the first-generation iPad Pro with its huge display had completely overshadowed the standard iPad for me, so it followed that the smalle...

- Gopal Sathe, NDTV
The Indian Express

At a starting price of Rs 46,900, the iPad mini, especially given that this is a smaller tablet, might seem a bit pricey. But the iPad brings in top-level productivity, gaming, and consumption features to an ultra-portable form factor. The iPad mini is, without doubt, one of the best tablets in the...

- Nandagopal Rajan, The Indian Express
L@B techreviews

Small iPad mini is not for everyone. Many people probably think that the screen is too small, but if you, like me, prefer the compact format, there is actually no better tablet on the market right now. Yes, big brother iPad Pro, but then we are in a completely different price range. Apple’s latest i...

- Peter Gotschalk, L@B techreviews


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Screen Size
8.3"

The Apple iPad Mini (2021)'s screen size is 8.3 inches with 1488 x 2266 pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown

There is a Apple A15 Bionic (5 nm) Hexa-core processor (CPU).

OS

The tablet runs on the iOS iPadOS 15 operating system (OS).

Camera
12+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the tablet's onboard 12+ megapixel camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 12+ megapixels resolution.
Storage
64/256 GB

Internal memory is 64/256 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
19.3WHr

The tablet is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 19.3 WHr battery. Apple's performance ratings are 10 hours Wi-Fi surfing.

iPad Mini (2021) Specs

Overview
Release date September 24, 2021
Regions available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Networks
HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, 5G
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
variations
Dual SIM No
Operating System iOS iPadOS 15

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Processor Apple A15 Bionic (5 nm) Hexa-core
Internal Storage 64/256 GB
RAM Unknown
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
SAR Unknown
Languages English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Power & battery
Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 19.3 WHr
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Video Playback Time Up to: 10 hours
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 10 hours
Internet Use (Celluar) Up to: 9 hours
Reading Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Material Aluminium
Colors Space Gray, Pink, Purple, Starlight
Dimensions [H x W x D] 19.54 x 13.48 x 0.63 cm (7.7 x 5.3 x 0.2 in)
Weight 297 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1488 x 2266 pixels
Pixel density 326 pixels
Size 8.3 inches
Sensors Ambient Light, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating Yes
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key Yes
Mute Key No
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech Yes
Screen Reader Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features
Messaging IM
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot No
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out Yes
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
Resolution
12+ megapixels
Dual lens
No
Zoom
5x digital
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Main Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Geotagging, Image stabilization, Multi-shot, Panorama, Red-eye reduction, Self-timer, HDR, Slow motion recording, Time lapse mode
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 60 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
12+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.4
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 60 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, AAX, Apple Lossless, eAAC+, OGG
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, AVI, FLV, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Stereo
Headset Jack No
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Yes
Viewable document types XLS, RTF, PPT, PPTX, JPG, TIFF, GIF, DOC, DOCX, PDF, TXT, HTML
Weather Yes
Stocks Yes
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Apple iPad Mini 6, iPad Mini 6th Generation

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