iPad Mini (1st generation)

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iPad Mini (1st generation)
Black iPad Mini
Developer Apple Inc.
Manufacturer Foxconn, Pegatron[1]
Product family iPad Mini
Type Tablet computer
Release date November 2, 2012
Operating system Original: iOS 6.0
Current: iOS 8.1, released October 20, 2014 (2014-10-20)
Power Built-in rechargeable 4440mAh Li-Po battery
16.3 W⋅h (59 kJ), 10hr life
System-on-chip used Apple A5 2nd Generation (32nm)
CPU 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9
Memory 512 MB DDR2 RAM
Storage 16, 32, or 64 GB flash memory[2]
Display 7.9-inch (200.66 mm) diagonal LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
1024 × 768 px at 163 PPI 4:3 aspect ratio
Graphics PowerVR SGX543MP2
Input Multi-touch screen, headset controls, proximity and ambient light sensors, 3-axis accelerometer, gyroscope, digital compass
Camera Front-facing 1.2MP and rear-facing 5MP
All models
802.11 a/b/g/n @ 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
Bluetooth 4.0
Online services iTunes Store, App Store, iBookstore, Game Center, iCloud
Dimensions 200 mm × 134.7 mm × 7.2 mm (7.87 in × 5.30 in × 0.28 in)
Weight Wi-Fi: 308 g (0.68 lb)
Wi-Fi + Cellular: 312 g (0.69 lb)
Successor iPad Mini (2nd generation)
Website www.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.