New Delhi: Apple has finally unveiled its much-awaited iPad mini tablet. With a screen measuring 7.9 inches on the diagonal, the iPad Mini is about half the size of the regular iPad. It's slightly larger than the 7-inch tablets from Amazon.com Inc. and Google Inc. The regular iPad is 9.7 inches.
The new iPad mini is 23 per cent thinner and 53 per cent lighter than the third generation iPad. The new iPad mini features FaceTime HD and iSight cameras. It is claimed to offer up to 10 hours of battery life.
The iPad mini comes in 7.2 mm thin and weighs 0.68 pounds. The dual-core A5 chip is said to deliver responsive graphics and a fast, fluid Multi-Touch experience. The iPad mini features a front-facing FaceTime HD camera and a 5 megapixel iSight camera on the back with advanced optics for taking still pictures and recording full 1080p HD video.
The new iPad mini Wi-Fi models will be available in black and slate or white and silver from Friday, November 2.\"
The new iPad mini with Wi-Fi models will be available in black and slate or white and silver on Friday, November 2, for $329 for the 16GB model, $429 for the 32GB model and $529 for the 64GB model.
The iPad mini with Wi-Fi + Cellular will start shipping a couple of weeks after the Wi-Fi models, beginning in the US on AT&T, Sprint and Verizon. iPad mini with Wi-Fi + Cellular will be available for $459 for the 16GB model, $559 for the 32GB model and $659 for the 64GB model. The Apple iPad Mini will be initially released in 34 countries globally.
The company has also updated its full-sized one. Besides, the company launched new Mac computers, including a 13-inch version of a MacBook Pro with sharper, Retina display and new iMacs.