Apple launched their latest tablet Apple iPad Mini 3 in India. The tablet is packed with Apple iOS v8.1, 7.9 Inches display, 1.3 GHz Dual-core ARM v8 Cyclone Processor, 1GB RAM, 5MP rear camera, 16/64/128 GB Internal storage variants, fingerprint sensor and 6470 mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery.
Apple iPad Mini 3 Review
OS and Display
Apple announced next-generation iPad Air model – Apple iPad Mini 3. The Apple iPad Mini 3 runs on latest Apple iOS v8.1. The tablet gets a beautiful and big 7.9 Inches capacitive touch screen type display. Display is so special, LED-backlit IPS LCD with Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating.
Processor and RAM
Powering the Apple iPad Mini 3 is a 1.3 GHz Dual-core ARM v8 Cyclone Processor for high end performance. The device comes with lots of preloaded apps and games. The processor works in support with 1GB RAM for good multitasking.
Dimensions and Models
On external the tablet measures 7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches dimensions and weighs 331 grams (Wi-Fi Only Model) and 341 grams (3G/LTE Model). Apple iPad Mini 3 available in two models Apple iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular with 3G/LTE support and Apple iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi with Wi-Fi only and no GPS support.
Camera and Features
Camera used in Apple iPad Mini 3 is a powerful 5 MP rear camera for good photography and video capturing needs. Camera features Autofocus, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, 1080p@30fps video recording, panorama, Face Time over Wi-Fi or Cellular, f/2.4 aperture lens etc.
SIM, Network, Connectivity
At front you have a 1.2MP front camera with LED flash for all the photographic and video calling needs.The tablet can support 2G, 3G and 4G networks for data and calling. SIM used is Nano SIM type. For connectivity you have Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Micro USB etc.
Storage, Special Features
You can choose from different internal storage variants like 16/64/128 GB Storage models. There is no external storage. The Apple iPad Mini 3 gets Fingerprint sensor for Touch ID. This great device from apple offers you special features like Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified) etc.
Colors and Other Options
The tablet available in Space Gray/Black, Silver/White, Gold colors. Other available features are Siri natural language commands and dictation, iCloud cloud service, iCloud Keychain etc. You have messaging options like iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM in this tablet.
Sensors and Battery
Special features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic also supported in this tab. Proximity, accelerometer, Fingerprint sensor, compass sensors are available in this tablet. Battery powers the Apple iPad Mini 3 is a 6470 mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery for good back up and talk time.
Apple iPad Mini 3 Features
- Apple iOS v8.1
- 7.9 Inches capacitive touch screen
- 1.3 GHz Dual-core ARM v8 Cyclone Processor
- 1GB RAM
- 5 MP rear and 1.2MP front camera with LED flash
- 16/64/128 GB Storage variants
- Fingerprint sensor for Touch ID
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
- 6470 mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery
Apple iPad Mini 3 Specifications
Apple iPad Mini 3
|Operating System (OS)||Apple iOS v8.1|
|Processor||1.3 GHz Dual-core ARM v8 Cyclone|
|GPU||PowerVR G6430 (Quad-core)|
|RAM||1 GB DDR3|
|Sensors||Proximity, accelerometer, Fingerprint sensor, compass|
|Screen Size & Resolutions||7.9 Inches, 1536 x 2048 pixels resolutions, 326 ppi|
|Display Technology||LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch screen with Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating|
|Rear camera||5 MP|
|Front camera||1.2 MP|
|Camera features||Autofocus, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, 1080p@30fps video recording, panorama, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular, f/2.4 aperture lens|
|Inbuilt Capacity||16/64/128 GB Storage variants|
|Mobile Network Support||2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz|
|3G: WCDMA 850/900/1900/2100 MHz|
|4G: LTE 700/800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600|
|GPRS/EDGE (Class 12)|
|SIM Card Type||Nano SIM|
|Internet Speed||DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Dual-band, Wi-Fi Hotspot|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP and EDR Profiles|
|3.5mm audio jack||Yes|
|GPS||A-GPS with GLONASS|
|Audio & Video|
|Audio Playback Formats||MP3, AMR, AAC, AAC+, WMA|
|Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|Video Playback Formats||3GP, MP4, WMV, FLV, MOV, XviD|
|Battery||6470 mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery (24.3 Wh)|
|Backup Time: Up to 10 hours|
|Dimensions & Weight|
|Dimensions||7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches|
|Weight||331 grams (Wi-Fi Only Model), 341 grams (3G/LTE Model)|
Apple iPad Mini 3 Price in India (Wi-Fi Only) inc VAT: Rs. 28,900/- (16GB), Rs. 35,900/- (64GB), Rs. 42,900/- (128GB).
Apple iPad Mini 3 Price in India (Wi-Fi + 4G LTE) inc VAT: Rs. 38,900/- (16GB), Rs. 45,900/- (64GB), Rs. 52,900/- (128GB).
Apple recently launched their latest smartphone Apple iPhone 6 Plus in India. The phone has Apple iOS 8 OS, 5.5 Inches display, 1.4 GHz Dual-core Processor, 1 GB RAM, 8MP rear camera, 16/64/128 GB Storage variants, NFC connectivity and Non-removable Li-Po battery.