iPad Mini (1st generation)

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iPad Mini (1st generation)
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Black iPad Mini
DeveloperApple Inc.
ManufacturerFoxconn, Pegatron[1]
Product familyiPad Mini
TypeTablet computer
Release dateNovember 2, 2012
Operating systemOriginal: iOS 6.0
Current: iOS 8.1, released October 20, 2014 (2014-10-20)
System-on-chip usedApple A5 2nd Generation (32nm)
CPU1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9
Memory512 MB DDR2 RAM
Storage16, 32, or 64 GB flash memory[2]
Display7.9-inch (200.66 mm) diagonal LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
1024 × 768 px at 163 PPI 4:3 aspect ratio
GraphicsPowerVR SGX543MP2
InputMulti-touch screen, headset controls, proximity and ambient light sensors, 3-axis accelerometer, gyroscope, digital compass
CameraFront-facing 1.2MP and rear-facing 5MP
Connectivity
All models
Wi-Fi:
802.11 a/b/g/n @ 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
Bluetooth 4.0
[2]
PowerBuilt-in rechargeable 4440mAh Li-Po battery
16.3 W⋅h (59 kJ), 10hr life
Online servicesiTunes Store, App Store, iBookstore, Game Center, iCloud
Dimensions200 mm × 134.7 mm × 7.2 mm (7.87 in × 5.30 in × 0.28 in)
WeightWi-Fi: 308 g (0.68 lb)
Wi-Fi + Cellular: 312 g (0.69 lb)
SuccessoriPad Mini (2nd generation)
Websitewww.apple.com/ipad-mini/

The first generation iPad Mini (sold as iPad mini) is a tablet computer that is made and sold by Apple Inc. It is the first of the iPad Mini line of mini tablet computers. It has a screen size of 7.9 inches, compared to the 9.7 inch screen on a regular iPad. It was released on November 2, 2012.[3][4] It received many good reviews, with reviewers talking about the device's size, design, and the number of applications that are available.

A second generation iPad Mini was announced on October 22, 2013. The first generation iPad Mini is still being sold, even though it has less storage and is sold at a lower price.

References[change | change source]

  1. Lai, Richard (September 17, 2012). "Pegatron reportedly nabs 50 to 60 percent of iPad mini orders, breaks up Foxconn's monopoly". Engadget. Retrieved November 11, 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "iPad mini - Technical specifications". Apple. Retrieved October 24, 2012.
  3. "Apple iPad mini will be Available on November 2". Gadgetian. Retrieved October 23, 2012.
  4. "iPad Mini Release Date Is November 2nd (For Wi-Fi Models)". WebProNews. Retrieved October 24, 2012.