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Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen)
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Apple iPad Mini (2nd Gen) A7 1.3GHz 16GB 7.9" 4G 3G Tablet

A7 1.3GHz iOS 16GB Jan 2014
Processor Model Processor Clock Speed Operating System Internal Storage Capacity Release Date
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Apple Has Excellent Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

Apple A7 processor tablets have excellent reviews on average and across all tablets Apple is one of the best manufacturers.

4G Compatible

The iPad Mini (2nd gen) is 4G compatible. Most of the other tablets of a similar type and age to the iPad Mini (2nd gen) are not 4G compatible.

If you want a tablet that is 4G compatible then you might also want to look at the iPad Mini (2nd gen) ($399.99), or the iPad Mini (3rd gen) ($699.99) both from Apple.

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3G Compatible

The iPad Mini (2nd gen) is 3G compatible, unlike most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the iPad Mini (2nd gen) which are not 3G compatible.

Tablet computers which are 3G compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) ($399.99).

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1080p Video Recording Mode

This tablet computer has a 1080p|720p video recording mode, which is the most frequently found video recording mode on tablet computers of this type and age.

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Short

With a height of only 200 millimeters, the iPad Mini (2nd gen) is quite short compared to most of the other tablet computers of this spec and age. The average height of tablet computers of this age and spec is 200mm.

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Very Small Screen Size

The average screen size of tablet computers of this age and spec is 8.6". The Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 7.9 inches) amongst tablets of this age.

Other 7.9" tablets currently available which you might also want to consider include a cheaper tablet computer such as the Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) or you might consider a higher rated tablet computer such as the Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen).

If you are looking for a tablet with a larger screen size then you might also want to look at the Apple iPad Air ($496.95) (9.7" and higher rated) or the Apple iPad Air (9.7" and cheaper).

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of tablets of this age and spec is 16GB and the biggest is 130GB. The iPad Mini (2nd gen) has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable type and age to the iPad Mini (2nd gen).

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5 Other reasons to consider the Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen)

Released Over Three Years Ago

This tablet computer was released over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The iPad Mini (2nd gen) has a fairly typical processor clock speed (1.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been available for more than two years.

There are a number of alternative 1.3GHz processor clock speed tablets currently available that you might want to consider including the Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) which is cheaper; or the Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen) which has better reviews.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

At 5 megapixels, the iPad Mini (2nd gen) has a pretty average rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablets that have been around for more than two years.

Alternative 5MP rear camera resolution tablets currently available that you might also want to look at include the Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen) which has better reviews; or the Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) which is cheaper.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the iPad Mini (2nd gen) has a relatively standard internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets that have been around for a similar time to the iPad Mini (2nd gen).

There are a number of other 16GB internal storage capacity tablets currently available which you might also want to look at including the Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen) which has better reviews.

Tablet computers with a larger internal storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the Apple iPad Air ($496.95) (32GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Two Processor Cores

The number of processor cores on the iPad Mini (2nd gen) is two which is average compared to the other 25 similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the iPad Mini (2nd gen) that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

There are a number of alternative 2 processor core tablets currently available which you might want to consider including a cheaper tablet computer such as the Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) or you might consider a higher scoring tablet computer such as the Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen).

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Specification

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Processor Brand
Processor Family
Coprocessor Model
Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System
Bundled Software
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Memory Card
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Storage Medium
Display
Screen Size
Aspect Ratio
Touch Screen Technology
Multi-Touch Technology
Display Technology
Display Resolution
Pixel Density
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording Mode
Digital Zoom
Audio
Frequency Range
Built-In Speaker
Networking
2G Standard
3G Standard
4G Standard
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
4G WiMAX
SIM Card Type
4G LTE
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Jack Size
Microphone Input
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Phone Features
Messaging
Performance
Document Format
Video Format
Video Compression Format
Image Format
Audio Format
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Supported Archive Format
Design
Size
Form Factor
Colour
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Battery
Browsing Time
Continuous Audio Playback Time
Continuous Video Playback Time
Maximum Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery
3G Browsing Time
WiFi Browsing Time
4G Browsing Time
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
Width
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Relative Operating Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Keyboard Included
Other Features
Visual Technology
Docking Connector
Kids Tablet
Total Storage Capacity

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Product Identifiers

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iPad Mini vs iPad Mini (2nd gen)

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Apple iPad Mini
A5 1GHz 16GB 7.9"
Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen)
A7 1.3GHz 16GB 7.9" 4G 3G
$ $349.00
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33g Lighter
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0.3mm Thinner
4x Shorter Continuous Video Playback Time
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iPad Air vs iPad Mini (2nd gen)

Apple iPad Air vs Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen)
Apple iPad Air
A7 1.3GHz 64GB 9.7" 4G 3G
Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen)
A7 1.3GHz 16GB 7.9" 4G 3G
$ 619.00 $349.00
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Moderately Better User Reviews
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