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Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen)
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Apple iPad Mini (3rd Gen) A7 16GB 7.9" 4G 3G Tablet

A7 iOS 16GB 7.9" Nov 2014
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So Many Innovations, But It Still Ts Perfectly In Your Hand.We made iPad mini small. We made it fast. We made it incredibly capable. And now we made it even better. With advancements like Touch ID... More
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12 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

This tablet computer has an average expert rating of 78% based on three expert reviews from sites including Pocket Lint, gadgetspeak.com and Lydogbilde.no. This puts this Apple tablet in the bottom 100% of all the tablet computers of a comparable type and age when ranked by average expert review score.

Apple Has Excellent Tablet Reviews

On average Apple A7 processor tablets have excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all tablets built by Apple.

Nice Design

Three Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen) reviewers who purchased the product considered that it was a good design. Last year Gadgetspeak.com mentioned “IPad mini 4 has better internal specs, iPad mini 3 is cheaper for same external design” in their review. Two years ago Pocket Lint said in their review “Excellent screen and design iOS 88.1 features, including timelapse” and gave it a score of 4 stars. Pocket Lint also wrote “Solid design”.

Some Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen) owners who bought this tablet agreed that it was good looking. Pocket Lint gave the Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen) a score of 4 stars and mentioned two years ago “Beautifully built” in their review of the Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen).

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Good Battery Life

Several customers reckoned that it had a good battery life. Pocket Lint rated it 4 stars and said “Amazing display, excellent battery life, fast processor, great 3D graphics, easy to use, app store still number one for quality”. Pocket Lint also said “Both the display and battery life are excellent”. Pocket Lint also said “Strong battery life”.

Robust

Two Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen) reviewers who bought it reckoned that it was well made.

Easy to Use

One customer who reviewed it thought it was easy to use.

Good Picture Quality

One person wrote in their reviews that this tablet had good picture quality.

Reasonably Priced

Some people said in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Last year Gadgetspeak.com said in their Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen) review “Touch ID fingerprint sensor, new gold colour option, more affordable 64GB model”. Pocket Lint said in their review of the Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen) “Same as last year, iPad mini 2 offers far better value for money” and gave it a score of 70 out of 100.

4G Compatible

The iPad Mini (3rd gen) is 4G compatible, unlike most of the other tablets that have been available for around the same time as the iPad Mini (3rd gen) which are not 4G compatible.

There are a number of alternative 4G compatible tablet computers currently available that you might also want to look at including the iPad Air[pl_3809771_price], the iPad Air[pl_1737207_price], or the iPad Mini (3rd gen)[pl_2519391_price] all from Apple which is cheaper.

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3G Compatible

Unlike most of the other A7 processor tablets that are a similar age to the iPad Mini (3rd gen) which are not 3G compatible, the iPad Mini (3rd gen) is 3G compatible.

We compared all the other 3G compatible tablet computers to this tablet and we think the iPad Air[pl_3809771_price], the iPad Air[pl_1737207_price], and the iPad Mini (3rd gen)[pl_2519391_price] all from Apple which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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1080p Video Recording Mode

This tablet has a 1080p|720p video recording mode, which is typical of many tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Very Light

At only 331 grams, the iPad Mini (3rd gen) is fairly light compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the iPad Mini (3rd gen). Across all the tablets that are a comparable age to the iPad Mini (3rd gen) the weights range from 330g to 480g, and the average weight is 390g.

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2 Reasons Against

Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The smallest internal storage capacity of tablets of a similar spec and age to the iPad Mini (3rd gen) is 8GB and the largest is 130GB. With an internal storage capacity of only 16 gigabytes, the iPad Mini (3rd gen) has a quite small internal storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that were released more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a larger internal storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen)[plb_2519391_price] (128GB) which is also cheaper.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 16 gigabytes, the iPad Mini (3rd gen) has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the iPad Mini (3rd gen). The smallest total storage capacity of A7 processor tablets that were released more than two years ago is 16GB, the biggest is 130GB, and the average total storage capacity is 56GB.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen)

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Apple released the iPad Mini (3rd gen).

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.3 gigahertz, the Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen) has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other A7 processor tablets that were launched more than two years ago.

There are a number of other 1.3GHz processor clock speed tablets currently available which you might also want to look at including cheaper tablets such as the Apple iPad Air[plb_1737207_price].

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

At 5 megapixels, the iPad Mini (3rd gen) has a fairly standard rear camera resolution compared to most of the other A7 processor tablets that were released around the same time as the iPad Mini (3rd gen).

We compared this tablet to all the other 5MP rear camera resolution tablet computers and we think the Apple iPad Air[plb_1737207_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Two Processor Cores

The number of processor cores on the iPad Mini (3rd gen) is two. That's average compared to the other 25 similar spec tablet computers that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

Alternative 2 processor core tablet computers currently available which you might also want to consider include the Apple iPad Air[plb_1737207_price] which is cheaper.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 7.9 inches, the Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen) has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other A7 processor tablets that were launched around the same time as the iPad Mini (3rd gen).

Alternative 7.9" tablet computers currently available which you might want to look at include the Apple iPad Mini (3rd gen)[plb_2519391_price] which is cheaper.

Tablet computers with a larger screen size that might also be worth looking at include the Apple iPad Air[plb_3809771_price] (9.7") which is also cheaper.

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Expert Reviews

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29 November 2015

The iPad Mini 3 is 20x13.5x.6cm it weights 339grams. The viewable screen is 16x12cm with the diagonal measurement being just less than 8inches.Going round the sides of the unit you have the... Read more…

IPad mini 4 has better internal specs, iPad mini 3 is cheaper for same external design
Battery, life camera
Touch ID, new gold color
Still a capable tablet
Gorgeous design
IPad mini 3 has slower performance and will age faster
None
No longer the Air's equal
Same chassis as before
No antireflective screen
29 December 2014

Updated as on December 2014. Don't forget to bookmark this page, as we will be updating it regularly.For sometime now, tablets have been bridging the gap between laptops and smartphones. There has... Read more…

23 October 2014

Put simply the iPad mini 3 demands an extra £80 for TouchID and the option to choose the gold colour finish. That's a significant premium over the iPad mini 2, which is the better buy. If you...

Great size, good screen
TouchID integrated
Amazing display, excellent battery life, fast processor, great 3D graphics, easy to use, app store still number one for quality and variety
Excellent screen and design iOS 88.1 features, including timelapse and Apple Pay Touch ID fingerprint scanner adds convenience
Though we're disappointed by the lack of upgrades
Same as last year, iPad mini 2 offers far better value for money
The addition of TouchID and gold colour option just doesn't seem to justify such a premium over the iPad mini 2
Cameras and processor not improved in line with other iPads
Minimal updates over last model
Relatively pricey
23 December 2014

Die neuesten Top-Tablets von Apple, Google oder Samsung sind zweifellos Kaufmagneten. Doch es gibt auch coole Tablet-Schnäppchen, die sich im CHIP Preisvergleich tummeln und bei unseren Usern... Read more…

Undeniably attractive design
Touch ID fingerprintsensing authentication
Carrierswitchable SIM on cellularcapable models
Good handling
Great finish
Not a compelling value for many buyers, with iPad Mini 2 at 100 less
No improvements whatsoever, except for the addition of TouchID
A reduced weight and a smaller border wouldn't have gone amiss
Holds less appeal than the iPad Mini Retina (iPad Mini 2), and the latter is still available
Processeur Apple 7 de l'anne dernire
2 November 2014

For en gangs skyld har Apple skutt seg selv i foten. Den ?nye? Minien har bare fått en fingeravtrykkleser og en ny farge. Ellers er det akkurat likt forrige års modell. Og det har man senket...

Still great, now with more storage options and Touch ID
The addition of Touch ID for securing the tablet Apple Pay
Premium design that's solidly constructed
Very snappy with its performance
Continues to take some excellent photos and videos
You should save your cash and get the iPad Mini 2
No notable changes with the hardware
399 cost doesn't seem appropriate given the changes
The display's brightness output is less than the iPad mini 2
Shorter battery life than the iPad mini 2 in our battery benchmark test
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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 29 January 2015 by B
B would recommend the Apple iPad mini 3 (Verified Purchase)

As a longtime kindle user, I finally made the switch to ipad. Of course it's great and better, but downloading books from @ takes FOR EVER and it constantly stopped. I had to watch it and refresh... Read more…

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