As expected Apple has took wrap off from its next generation iPad Mini, the iPad Mini 3 just few moments ago. Apple didnt made big changes to this iPad Mini 3, or else you can say that iPad Mini comes with almost same features and specs which we had seen in its elder sibling iPad Mini 2, even Apple Marketing Head Phil Schiller just showed two slides of specs and pricing.

iPad Mini 3

It comes with same 7.9 inch Retina display screen with screen resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels, we all were hoping that Apple will upgrade its chipset but that want done either, it comes with same A7 SoC and M7 motion processor which was used in iPhone 5S and iPad Air, which means its performance and connectivity will remains same.

At back it has got same 5-megapixel rear-facing camera which can record full HD videos and has same FaceTime camera for HD video calls.

What’s New in iPad Mini 3?

You all must be asking if all specs and features are same so what’s new in this iPad Mini 3? Well Apple has integrated its TouchID and support for Apple Pay, but again as it lacks NFC which means you can use Apple Pay on Bricks and Mortar stores, you can only use it to pay online only.

Ipad Mini 3 will have following pricing :-

  • iPad mini 3 – 16GB Wi-Fi: $399
  • iPad mini 3 – 64GB Wi-Fi: $499
  • iPad mini 3 – 128GB Wi-Fi: $599
  • iPad mini 3 – 16GB Wi-Fi + Cellular: $529
  • iPad mini 3 – 64GB Wi-Fi + Cellular: $629
  • iPad mini 3 – 128GB Wi-Fi + Cellular: $729

iPad Mini 3 will hit stores next week on Friday, October 24th in the US, UK and then it will be rolled out in other countries,


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