Apple has announced iPad mini 3, will available with starting price US $399.
The Apple iPad mini 3 comes with 7.9 inch Retina LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology, 2048×1536 pixels resolution, 326 ppi and Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating. It is powered by an Apple A7 64-bit processor with M7 motion co-processor and features Touch ID fingerprint sensor. It runs on the latest iOS 8.1.
The iPad mini 3 is backed by a 23.8-watt-hour battery that is rated up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video or listening to music. It featuresTouch ID -a fingerprint identity sensor built into the Home button.
The Apple iPad mini houses a 5MP iSight camera with Autofocus, Face detection, Backside illumination, Five-element lens, Hybrid IR filter, ƒ/2.4 aperture, tap to focus video or still images, tap to control exposure for video or still images, photo and video geotagging, HDR photos, timer mode and Panorama features.
The iPad mini also comes with 1.2MP FaceTime HD Camera with 720p HD video, face detection, backside illumination, tap to control exposure for video or still images, photo and video geotagging, panorama and timer mode features.
The Apple iPad mini 3 comes in Silver, Gold and Space Gray colour variant with different storage models like 16GB, 64GB and 128GB. It is also available in WiFi and WiFi+Cellular mode.
WiFi models has been priced at US $399, $499 and $ 599 according to 16GB, 32GB and 128GB storage variants. While the WiFi+Cellular model has been priced at US $529, $ 629 and $729 according to 16GB, 32GB and 64GB storage variants.
WiFi model of iPad mini 3 measures Height 7.87 inches (200 mm), Width 5.3 inches (134.7 mm), Depth 0.29 inch (7.5 mm) and Weight 0.73 pound (331 g). While the WiFi + Cellular model dimensions is Height 7.87 inches (200 mm), Width 5.3 inches (134.7 mm), Depth 0.29 inch (7.5 mm) and Weight 0.75 pound (341 g).
Along with basic connectivity options in the tablet, WiFi model include; Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz) and MIMO. The Wi-Fi+Cellular model includes; Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz) and MIMO, and Bluetooth 4.0. It supports 4G Lte network as well as CDMA.
In USA and UK it will comes with Apple SIM included. In USA it will be available with AT&T, Sprint, T-mobile and Verizon carriers.