At just 7.2mm thick and weighing in at 0.68-pounds, the iPad Mini boasts a vivid 7.9-inch display, 5.0-megapixel camera, zippy A5 processor, and LTE data connectivity. Pre-orders begin on October 26th, with prices starting at $329 ($459 for LTE models). Continue reading for a hands-on video, more pictures, and additional information.
The thinness and sleekness of the casing cannot be overstated. It feels as high-end as the new iPhone, but even sharper in the hand – like a slice of solid aluminum. The chamfered edges present on the iPhone 5 have been continued here, as well as the all-black treatment seen on the latest phone. The display on the mini looks incredibly sharp, and even though the resolution is lower than the 3rd and 4th generation full-size iPad, it doesn’t immediately seem like a 1024 x 768 display.