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Apple iPad Mini A5 16GB 7.9" Tablet

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22 Reasons For

Apple Tablets Have Excellent Reviews

Apple is one of the top rated tablet computer brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Apple also has excellent reviews for its A5 processor tablets.

Good Sound Quality

A few Apple iPad Mini owners who purchased the Apple iPad Mini concluded that it had good sound quality. Amit rated it 5 stars and wrote in their review on Amazon “The speaker sound is more crisp”. D. Eves wrote in their Apple iPad Mini review on Amazon “Stereo sound is excellent and better than the iPad in my experience”. Jpf mentioned “The display is very capable and the sound quality top notch, making the hours spent listening to music while reading a book or browsing the web are just a joy” in their review of this tablet.

Good Picture Quality

Several people who reviewed this tablet agreed that it had good picture quality. Doris Cowell mentioned in her review two years ago “It is easy to use, easy to understand how to use and graphics are really clear”. Patg wrote a few weeks ago “If you're a complete beginner the only instructions in the box are in Japanese! Beautiful graphics, resolution is perfect for a small screen very light” and rated this tablet 5 stars.

A number of Apple iPad Mini reviewers who bought the Apple iPad Mini reckoned that it had good colour saturation. One Apple iPad Mini owner reckoned that this tablet was good for watching movies.

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Easy to Use

Several Apple iPad Mini owners reckoned that it was easy to use. Abdul Hannan mentioned “This iPad mini is perfect for everyone it's easy to use and it is fast” in his review of the Apple iPad Mini and rated it 5 stars. This month Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this tablet “Excellent very pleased with my iPad mini 4 Good graphics and easy to use”. In November last year Aniza mentioned on Amazon “Very happy! Very handy” in their review of the Apple iPad Mini.

A few Apple iPad Mini reviewers considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Three years ago Big Bad Tommy said “With the iPad Mini, I find it much more comfortable to use two hands still” in their review. Big Bad Tommy also wrote “Even with two it is far more comfortable to hold for longer than then iPad.I also find that typing is really easy when holding it with two hands”. Bookie mentioned “It's a delight to hold, more convenient for using away from home than the full sized iPad as it's smaller” in their Apple iPad Mini review and scored it very highly.

A few people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Bobbyg wrote in their Apple iPad Mini review two years ago “Easy to set up and use”. Mai-X wrote in their Apple iPad Mini review on Amazon in the same month “Very easy to set up”. Mrs. Patricia Spiller mentioned on Amazon “Found it compatible with all our Apple products and easy to set up with cloud”.

A few customers who reviewed it agreed that it had a good experience. John he wrote “You navigate around with your finger by pointing and gently swiping the screen makes the whole experience a lot easier - a lot more fun” in his Apple iPad Mini review. Pearl2walker said “On my experience I would definitely recommend this to anyone thinking of buying one”.

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Robust

Some people wrote in their reviews that the product was reliable. Antoine mentioned “IPad is also targeted for professional environments - Stable and reliable iOS platform - Applications are only available through the App Store” in his review of this tablet. Antoine also mentioned “Highly recommend to anyone on the move wanting an ultra portable, fast and reliable alternative to its larger sibling”. Antoine Camilleri said in his review of this tablet “Are virtually virus free○ Stable and reliable iOS platform○ iPad is also targeted for professional environmentsPros” and rated the Apple iPad Mini 5 stars.

Six customers considered that it was well made. Elena Walsh she wrote on Amazon three years ago “It feels so solid and of good quality that I think it's worth the money” in her Apple iPad Mini review. Graham said in his review of this tablet four years ago “Still feels solid” . Helen E Belcher mentioned on Amazon also four years ago “It feels very solid and I love the metal back”.

One customer mentioned that the Apple iPad Mini was strong and durable. One Apple iPad Mini owner said in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. Good Free Game wrote in their review “Already wire from plug to ipad is broke” .

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Good Connectivity

A few Apple iPad Mini owners agreed that this tablet was able to connect to the internet. Michael said in his review of this tablet on Amazon “Couldn't ask for better iPad, can access Internet a lot quicker now”. Mrs. Patricia Spiller said on Amazon “This Apple iPad Mini is much more easy to use for internet access and still easy to download books from Amazon” in his review of this tablet. Mt said in their review in November this year “Is so much more portable and provides faster internet accessibility, durable, smart looking, perfect” and rated it as excellent.

A few Apple iPad Mini reviewers who purchased it reckoned that it was wifi compatible. Last year Daniel wrote on Amazon “The WiFi connection is good” in his review of this tablet. Lumps wrote on Amazon three years ago “The availability of free wifi around the world highlighted the potential advantages” in their Apple iPad Mini review. In November this year Mee mentioned on Amazon “Brilliant wee gadget! Did what is says on the tin mind this is wifi only” in her review of the Apple iPad Mini.

Some people said that the product had email functionality. A. J. S. mentioned “Do a quick email check” in their Apple iPad Mini review and gave it a rating of 5 stars. I T. mentioned in their review of this tablet “The IPad mini is so much faster for email and I have reconnected with many friends through Facebook”. John mentioned in his review of the Apple iPad Mini “I'd use it for pleasure (eMail, watching films or playing the odd game”.

One Apple iPad Mini reviewer said in their reviews that the product had gps. 60thenew40 said in their review “There are a large number of ipad versions, this one only lacks gps, which is fine by me”.

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Nice Design

Some people who bought the Apple iPad Mini thought it was good looking. Alex scored the product very highly and he wrote in November this year “Beautiful iPad” in his review of the Apple iPad Mini. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Beautiful made tablet.I really like it” in their review. This month Amit wrote “I bought the rose gold color which looks very beautiful and stylish” in their review of this tablet and gave the Apple iPad Mini a rating of 5 stars.

Several customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was neat. Bookie said in their Apple iPad Mini review “I love this neat little device and would recommend it without hesitation”. Groovy Grandma wrote “It's quite neat to carry around” in their review. Maureen Stroud mentioned on Amazon a few weeks ago “Small, neat and very reliable”.

One person concluded that it was aesthetic. Jb scored the product 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Yet again Apple have managed to produce a product with that indefinable something which makes it highly desirable, on aesthetic grounds alone” in their review of the Apple iPad Mini.

One Apple iPad Mini owner considered that the Apple iPad Mini was a good design. Alex said on Amazon in November “The design is lovely and the speed” in his review of the Apple iPad Mini and scored it 5 stars.

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Good Product Quality

Twenty-nine Apple iPad Mini reviewers thought the Apple iPad Mini was good quality. Two years ago Amazon Customer mentioned in their review “The screen quality is excellent and its very light”. Anthony Slee mentioned in his review in the same month “Compact and reasonable sound quality for the size” . Antoine gave the Apple iPad Mini a very good review score and he wrote on Amazon “✓ Blazing fast, low consumption A7 (64bit) processor ✓ Premium build quality sporting ever so stylish looks thanks to the precision engineered aluminium housing ✓ Retina display” in his review.

Good Battery Life

A few Apple iPad Mini owners concluded that the product had a good battery life. Antoine wrote “WiFi+Cellular version 341grams ✓ Vast choice of apps which can mimic laptop/desktop programs ✓ iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, Pages, Numbers and Keynote available for free ✓ Awesome battery life” in his review of the Apple iPad Mini. Antoine Camilleri mentioned in his Apple iPad Mini review two years ago “WiFi+Cellular version 341grams+ Vast choice of apps which can mimic laptop/desktop programs+ Awesome battery life thanks to the new low consumption A7 processor” . In November last year Colin mentioned “Battery life good, photos great, very light”.

Good Size

Twelve Apple iPad Mini reviewers who purchased it considered that it was compact. Deanna said on Amazon “So easy to use and very compact” in her review of this tablet. Three years ago Helen wrote “I can not recommend it highly enough, easy to use, compact and just great” in her review of the Apple iPad Mini and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Katrina-Uk said in their review on Amazon “As far as I'm concerned I prefer the iPad Mini to the iPad simply because it's more compact, easier to carry around” and scored it 5 stars.

Some people who reviewed this tablet concluded that it was lightweight. Antoine mentioned on Amazon “Great colour saturation producing stunning images ✓ Super lightweight, WiFi version 331grams” in his review of the Apple iPad Mini. Dave N Linda mentioned on Amazon this year “They are sleek and ultra lightweight, ideal for popping into your bag” in his review of this tablet. Hazel Liddle she said on Amazon “Excellent lightweight product”.

A few Apple iPad Mini owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to carry around. Crystal Austin wrote in her review of the Apple iPad Mini “It is light and easy to use”. Three years ago G scored the product 5 stars and mentioned in their review “Its a good looking piece of kit, light and easy to trasnport”. H. D. Johnstone mentioned on Amazon “Excellent piece of kit Does everything you ask it easy to carry fits in pocket I prefer it to larger IPad” in their review of the Apple iPad Mini.

Some people agreed that this tablet was thin. Antoine Camilleri said “Super slim, stylish and blazing fast” in his review. Last year Elliott Jones wrote in his review of the Apple iPad Mini on Amazon “Superb ! Fast Light Thin, excellent crisp light display it makes for a very impressive very portable Ipad” and rated it 5 stars. John Ryan wrote on Amazon “The smaller (super thin) and light (299g) frame is almost small enough to fit in a pocket” and gave it an excellent review.

Four Apple iPad Mini reviewers said in their reviews that this tablet was a good weight. Jeremy Bennison wrote on Amazon “The mini is the perfect size & weight” in his review of this tablet. Mrs D. wrote “Love the feel and weight along with the overall look”. Four years ago R. Forse mentioned “The aluminium chassis gives the iPad mini a premium feel straight from the box.- Light weight, comfortable and easy to hold”.

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Good for Games

A few Apple iPad Mini owners who purchased the product wrote that it was good playing games on. Bobbyg wrote two years ago “Facetime calls; the Kindle is generally suitable for games, books” . Last year Daniel scored the product very highly and he said on Amazon “If you are thinking about buying this for the same things I did; Laying in bed on YouTube, Gaming and relaxing”.

A Best Selling Tablet

The iPad Mini is one the best selling tablet computer currently available according to sales data from Amazon.

Good Support

Several people who reviewed it reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Chrisvp rated it 4 stars and wrote “Would have liked a proper instruction book rather than” in their review of this tablet. Two years ago I T. mentioned on Amazon “The set up instructions were easy to follow”. Jo G mentioned “Every step has clear instructions and I am loving the fact that I can access emails”.

Good Technical Features

Four Apple iPad Mini owners said that it had good features. Michael mentioned three years ago “I find that taking this with me on a business or personal trip makes the bag much lighter and for equivalent features”. The Guardian mentioned in their review “The best way to learn all its available features is simply to play around with it” and gave the product a very good review.

Just Released Three Months Ago

This A5 processor tablet was only released three months ago. Newer tablets like this one are likely to use better technology.

Acceptable Noise Level

A few Apple iPad Mini owners mentioned in their reviews that it was noisy. Three years ago Mr S. Anthony said “Can go to a decently loud volume” in his Apple iPad Mini review.

Good Webcam

One Apple iPad Mini owner said in their reviews that the product was good for making skype calls. Amazon Customer mentioned “Skype works well on it” in their Apple iPad Mini review.

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet computer supports a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many recently released tablet computers.

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1080p Video Recording Mode

This tablet has a 720p|1080p video recording mode, which is the most commonly found video recording mode on recently released similar spec tablet computers.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet computer supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many recently released comparable spec tablet computers.

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Very Thin

With a thickness of only 7.2 millimeters, the Apple iPad Mini has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other latest comparable spec tablet computers. The average thickness of latest tablets is 61mm, and the thicknesses range from 5.5mm to 250mm.

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Very Light

At only 308 grams, the Apple iPad Mini is quite light compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to the iPad Mini. New similar spec tablet computers have weights of between 190g and 1.4kg, and the average weight is 540g.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3G Compatible

Most tablet computers that are a similar age to the iPad Mini are not 3G compatible. The iPad Mini is no exception to this as it too is not 3G compatible.

Tablet computers which are 3G compatible that might also be worth considering include the Onda V919 ($139.98) which is also cheaper.

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Not 4G Compatible

Like most of the other new tablets, the iPad Mini is not 4G compatible.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The average screen size of tablet computers that came out around the same time as the iPad Mini is 9.2". The iPad Mini has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 7.9 inches) amongst tablets of this age.

If this tablet computer screen size is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Onda V919 ($139.98) (9.7" and cheaper) or the DELL 3840 (8" and higher rated).

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Only Two Processor Cores

The iPad Mini is a two processor core tablet computer.

If you want a tablet with more processor cores then you might want to look at the Lenovo Tab 3 (4 processor cores and higher rated) or the Onda V919 ($139.98) (4 processor cores and cheaper), or the Hannspree 133 Titan 2 (8 processor cores and cheaper).

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

Across all the similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the iPad Mini the internal storage capacity range from 4GB to 260GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 53GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the Apple iPad Mini has a fairly small internal storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to the iPad Mini.

If you would prefer a larger internal storage capacity then you might want to consider the Onda V919 ($139.98) (32GB) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Low Rear Camera Resolution

Tablets that came out in the last 12 months have rear camera resolutions of between 2MP and 16MP, and the average rear camera resolution is 6MP. With a rear camera resolution of only 5 megapixels, the Apple iPad Mini has a fairly low rear camera resolution compared to most of the other newly released tablet computers.

Tablet computers with a higher rear camera resolution that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo Tab 3 (8MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 1024 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The iPad Mini has a maximum display resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels. That's 23% less display resolution than a 1280 x 800 pixels tablet, which is the most frequently found display resolution. Across all tablets that were released around the same time as the iPad Mini the display resolution ranges from 800 x 400 pixels to 3840 x 2560 pixels.

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Expert Reviews

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Best for portability, the iPad Mini was the second-highest scoring tablet tested. Ousting the iPad in thinness and lightness (even in relation to its screen size), the iPad Mini is the ultimate... Read more…

1 October 2014

With the bump in screen size, the iPhone 6 is now being looked at as an potential alternative to Apple's 7.9-inch iPad mini with Retina Display . Here, we want to make that iPhone 6 vs. iPad mini... Read more…

7 August 2014

Excellent) Steve Jobs famously said that Apple would never ship a 7-inch tablet because it would need to include sandpaper for users to sand down their fingers in order to tap on the screen...

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24 June 2014

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Reviewed 29 June 2014 by Kita81
Kita81 would recommend the Apple iPad Mini (Verified Purchase)

The iPad mini I purchased is a refurnished one, It is like new, it looks and works great! Loved the price, I also got a warranty for a good price too...

Reviewed 18 December 2012 by GStrecker
GStrecker would recommend the Apple iPad Mini (Verified Purchase)

Upgraded to an iPad Mini from a first generation iPad. Got all the updated features in a smaller more economical package...

Reviewed 4 August 2014 by Jess1599
Jess1599 would recommend the Apple iPad Mini (Verified Purchase)

I purchased this for my 9 year old and it is perfect for him! Size of product and variety of apps keeps him entertained and always learning...

Reviewed 16 September 2014 by KBb3
KBb3 would recommend the Apple iPad Mini (Verified Purchase)

I wanted an iPad mini since they first came out bit didn't want to pay the price. Happy I brought this 1 and for a really great price so far so good!!! And I brought a case from Walmart for $12... Read more…

Reviewed 9 August 2014 by Esquivel
Esquivel would recommend the Apple iPad Mini (Verified Purchase)

Is one of the best tablets out there .. The prize is good and the tablet is working perfect...

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