During the special event, Apple officially introduced the successor announced in last year’s tablet iPad Mini – iPad Mini with Retina display.
As you might guess from the title, the novelty has Retina display 7.9-inch diagonal and a resolution of 2048×1536 pixels. The density reaches 326 pixels per inch. On the outer surface of the screen coated with a special oleophobic coating, which to some extent prevents fingerprints and facilitates their removal.
In the tablet iPad mini with Retina display features a 64-bit processor A7, providing a 4-fold increase in CPU and an 8-fold increase compared to the GPU A5, which was used in the iPad mini. It is remarkable, but the novelty has become a little thicker – 7.5 mm versus 7.2 mm – predecessor. The full dimensions of iPad mini with Retina display 200h134 expressed by the formula, 7×7, 5 mm, the weight of the unit – 331 Modification with LTE modem at 10 g heavier.
In the configuration of the tablet consists of wireless modules Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n with support for dual-band and Bluetooth 4.0, the connector Lightning, two microphones, the back camera iSight (5-megapixel back-illuminated sensor, a lens with an aperture of f / 2.4 (it uses as many as five lenses) and autofocus), a front facing camera FaceTime HD resolution of 1.2 megapixels and video recording 720p, and battery capacity of 23.8 W * h In terms of autonomy Apple promises up to 10 hours of HD video or browse the internet (Wi-Fi).
Prices of iPad mini with Retina display will start at $ 399 ($ 70 more expensive than the starting price of its predecessor) – this amount is estimated model with 16 GB of flash memory and support for Wi-Fi. The versions with 32, 64 and 128 GB of non-volatile memory in the U.S. are $ 499, $ 599 and $ 699, respectively. For the LTE module will throw $ 130 on top. iPad mini with Retina display will go on sale in two colors: gray and silver. On the shelves tablet hits in November, but Apple does not specify an exact date.
It also features multi-colored plate covers Smart Cover for $ 39 and covers cost $ 79.
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