Powerful and compact reborn 'iPad mini' with new design & A15 Bionic is finally here
The fifth generation since the iPad mini, which appeared in 2019, the new 'iPad mini' has finally appeared. The housing design of the new iPad mini has finally been changed, and it has evolved into the same linear design without the home button as the iPad Pro and iPad Air. The selling price starts from $ 499, and in Japan it starts from 59,800 yen including tax.
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Next, about the iPad mini.
The iPad mini is the biggest upgrade ever.
This is the new iPad mini. The housing design has been changed to a linear design like the iPad Pro and Air.
There is no home button and the bezel is narrow, so a compact yet large screen is realized.
It is a size that can be held with one hand.
The body color is four colors: space gray, pink, purple, and starlight.
The design is very thin and light, and it is surprisingly beautiful. The thinness of the main body is only 6.3 mm.
The display size is 8.3 inches, the resolution is 2266 x 1488 pixels, and the pixel density is 326 ppi.
Supports True Tone and has a maximum brightness of 500 nits
Touch ID is built into the top button, and you can unlock the terminal just by placing your finger here.
The processor uses the same A15 Bionic as the iPhone 13 series, and the CPU performance is 40% faster than the previous model.
GPU performance is now as fast as 80%.
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The game also works crisply.
Machine learning performance is up to twice as good as the previous generation.
Real-time translation of conversations is also possible.
Charging port from Lightning to USB-C port.
This speeds up data transfer up to 10 times.
In addition, it can be connected to various gadgets and accessories.
It also supports 5G.
The main camera uses a bright ultra-wide-angle camera with 12 megapixels and f / 1.8.
Also equipped with True Tone flash.
Image processors (ISPs) have also evolved.
The front camera is a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera.
The speakers support stereo in landscape orientation.
A new Smart Folio cover is also available. Available in 5 colors.
In addition, it is compatible with the 2nd generation Apple Pencil, and can be charged by sticking it to the side of the main unit.
The selling price of the iPad mini in Japan is 59,800 yen including tax for the 64GB / Wi-Fi model, 77,800 yen including tax for the 64GB / Wi-Fi + cellular model, 77,800 yen including tax for the 256GB / Wi-Fi model, 256GB.・ Wi-Fi + cellular model is 95,800 yen including tax.
Orders can be placed from September 15, 2021 and will be available on September 24th.
The image that summarizes the features of the iPad mini is as follows.
An official movie that summarizes the features of the iPad mini has also been released.
Introducing the all-new iPad mini | Apple --YouTube