Here’s a first look at the purported iPad Mini 2 design, complete with Retina Display. It will come with a 7.9-inch 324ppi Retina display (2048 x 1536 resolution), Apple A6X processor, 8-megapixel rear facing camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB storage options, and measure just 7.2mm thick. Continue reading for another picture and more information.

There are some clear improvements here over the existing iPad mini that should make this a no brainer upgrade for most existing owners. The display remains the same size, but has increased its resolution to match that of its big brother.

Apparently we’re also going to see the processor upgraded from the dual-core A5 to an A6X chip, which is necessary to handle that higher resolution display. Both cameras are also getting a healthy upgrade from the current 5MP and 1.2MP parts.

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