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Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen)
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Apple iPad Mini (2nd Gen) A7 1.3GHz 32GB 7.9" 4G 3G Tablet

A7 1.3GHz iOS 32GB Jan 2014
Processor Model Processor Clock Speed Operating System Internal Storage Capacity Release Date
7.9-inch Retina Display Photos and videos look incredibly detailed and text is razor sharp on the stunning Retina display, which features over 3.1 million pixels a million more than an HDTV. Thin... More
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Apple Has Excellent Reviews for Its Tablets

On average Apple A7 processor tablets have excellent ratings compared to other brands as do all tablets built by Apple.

4G Compatible

The Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) is 4G compatible, unlike most of the other tablet computers of this spec and age which are not 4G compatible.

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3G Compatible

The iPad Mini (2nd gen) is 3G compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the iPad Mini (2nd gen) are not 3G compatible.

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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 a similar age and type to it.

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Short

With a height of only 200 millimeters, the iPad Mini (2nd gen) is one of the shorter tablets that were released around the same time as the iPad Mini (2nd gen) amongst A7 processor tablets of this age. Across all the tablets of a comparable age and type to the iPad Mini (2nd gen) the heights range from 8.5mm to 240mm.

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Very Small Screen Size

Tablet computers of this spec and age have screen sizes of between 7.8" and 9.7", and the average screen size is 8.6". The iPad Mini (2nd gen) has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 7.9 inches) amongst similar spec tablet computers of this age.

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

Released Over Three Years Ago

This tablet was released over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.3 gigahertz, the iPad Mini (2nd gen) has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablets that are a comparable age to the iPad Mini (2nd gen).

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 32 gigabytes, the iPad Mini (2nd gen) has a relatively typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

With a rear camera resolution of 5 megapixels, the iPad Mini (2nd gen) has a pretty average rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablets of a similar type and age to the iPad Mini (2nd gen).

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Two Processor Cores

The iPad Mini (2nd gen) is a two processor core tablet computer which is average compared to the other 25 A7 processor tablets that were released around the same time as the iPad Mini (2nd gen) that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Specification

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Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
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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

Manufacturer Part Numbers me820tya, apple me824, apple me824b, apple me824s, apple me824sl, apple me824ba, apple 21633721, apple me824sla, apple 21633721pcw
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iPad Mini (3rd gen) vs iPad Mini (2nd gen)

Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen) vs Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen)
Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen)
A7 1.3GHz 128GB 7.9" 4G 3G
Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen)
A7 1.3GHz 32GB 7.9" 4G 3G
$ $399.99
Larger Internal Storage Capacity
Nine Months Newer
Better Xgn.nl Review
10g Lighter
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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 128GB 9.7"
Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen)
A7 1.3GHz 32GB 7.9" 4G 3G
$ 792.83 $399.99
Three More Awards
User Reviews Are a Bit Better
Expert Reviews Are Better
Larger Internal Storage Capacity
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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 32GB 7.9" 4G 3G
$ 619.00 $399.99
Two More Awards
Moderately Better Expert Reviews
32GB Larger Internal Storage Capacity
Newer by Six Months
User Review Rating is Moderately Worse
29% Heavier
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