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Apple iPad Mini A5 32GB 7.9" 4G 3G Tablet

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13 Reasons For

Good Size

Several people considered that the product was compact. Expert website Computershopper.com mentioned “The rumor vortex spinning around the launch of Apple's compact iPad was so charged that it seemed to give birth to the device itself” in their Apple iPad Mini review and rated it 80 out of 100. Three years ago expert review site Pcauthority.com.au mentioned in their review of the Apple iPad Mini “Google's Nexus 7 gaining a firm foothold in compact tablets, however, Apple has found itself falling behind”. Pcauthority.com.au also mentioned “Now it's hitting back with its own compact slat”.

Eight people who bought it concluded that it was thin. Cnet.com gave the Apple iPad Mini a rating of 4 stars and mentioned in their review on expert website CNET.com “Finally real, tinier tablet is remarkably thinner and lighter than its big-boned, newly arrived fou”. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert review site PC Mag “Beautifully made, slim”. Cnet.co.uk said on CNET.co.uk “With its 7.9-inch display and slim design” in their review of the Apple iPad Mini.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Apple iPad Mini was lightweight. Three years ago Wired.co.uk said “It's lightweight and compact enough to fit in a bag or even the glove compartment of a car”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Apple iPad Mini was easy to carry around. Expert review site Hubofgadgets.com said three years ago “Cellular is designed for people seeking a compact tablet that is easy to carry around” in their review of this tablet.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was a good size. Expert review site Yugatech.com said in their Apple iPad Mini review “Despite its previous pronouncements that they won't make any tablet smaller than 10 inches, they've now given up to the idea that a 7-inch could be the ideal size”.

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Apple Tablets Have Excellent Reviews

On average Apple A5 processor tablets have excellent ratings compared to other brands as do all tablets produced by Apple.

Nice Design

A few Apple iPad Mini reviewers who reviewed the product wrote that it was good looking. Four years ago expert website Itpro.co.uk wrote in their review “An outstanding compact tablet, beautifully designed and with great battery life”. Mobiletechreview.com mentioned “The anodized aluminum back is gorgeous and the”. Four years ago expert website Theinquirer.net said in their review of this tablet “Apple has stopped short of bringing its gorgeous Retina display with 3.1 million pixels to its s”.

Several people who bought it considered that it was a good design. Laptopmag.com wrote “The iPad mini's superior design, unparalleled app selection”. Four years ago expert review site Digitalversus.com mentioned “With its remarkably high-quality finish, speedy operation and fresh, sleek design”. Mobiletechreview.com mentioned “The iPad mini has an aluminum casing with a striking design that looks stunning” .

One person who bought it wrote that it was smooth. Expert review site Toptenreviews.com wrote “Its sleek design, comfortable contours, smooth operating system”.

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Robust

Some Apple iPad Mini owners who reviewed it considered that it was well made. Expert review site Technave.sg said in their review of this tablet “The iPad mini is clearly the more premium device with faster 4G LTE connectivity, better build qua” .

One Apple iPad Mini reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this tablet was strong and durable.

One Apple iPad Mini reviewer who reviewed the Apple iPad Mini thought it was reliable. Expert website Techview.co mentioned in their review of the Apple iPad Mini “Finding an alternative to carrying my trusty Mac has proved to be a big ordeal”.

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Easy to Use

Some Apple iPad Mini owners said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert review site Zdnet.com wrote four years ago “The small form is big enough to include a screen large enough to be useful while maintaining a highly portable form that is very comfortable to use”. Expert website Whistleout.com.au wrote “A device which is much more comfortable to use than a full-sized iPad” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Several Apple iPad Mini owners who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use. Expert review site Infoworld.com said in their review of this tablet “Follow @MobileGalen The iPad Mini is no question the best media tablet, easy to use on the go or on the couch for playing games, watching movies”. Expert website Gottabemobile.com wrote in their review of this tablet four years ago “The smaller device is more mobile and enjoyable to use than the full size iPad”.

A number of customers wrote that the product had a good experience. Cnet.com gave this tablet a rating of 80 out of 100 and said on expert review site CNET.com “If you want the full, polished Apple tablet experience in a smaller package”. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ mentioned “Apple has gone where we never thought it would, with the iPad mini bringing the Apple tablet experience to a brave new budget world” and gave this tablet a rating of 5 stars.

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Good Battery Life

One person said in their reviews that it had a good battery life.

Good Product Quality

One customer who reviewed this tablet mentioned that it was good quality. Expert review site Slashgear.com wrote “Apple’s legendary build quality, iOS and the hundreds of thousands of tablet ap” in their review.

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet supports a Flash storage medium, which is the most frequently supported storage medium on tablet computers of a comparable type and age to it.

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4G Compatible

Unlike most of the other tablets of this age and spec which are not 4G compatible, the Apple iPad Mini is 4G compatible.

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3G Compatible

The Apple iPad Mini is 3G compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other tablet computers of this type and age are not 3G compatible.

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Very Narrow

The iPad Mini is one of the narrower similar spec tablets that have been around for around the same time as the iPad Mini (only 134.7 millimeters) amongst comparable spec tablets of this age. Tablet computers of a similar age and type to the iPad Mini have widths of between 72mm and 380mm.

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Very Light

Comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to the iPad Mini have weights of between 160g and 1.7kg. The iPad Mini is fairly light (only 312 grams) compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and type.

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Very Thin

The Apple iPad Mini has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 7.2 millimeters) amongst similar spec tablets of this age. The thinnest thickness of tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the iPad Mini is 0.9mm and the thickest is 280mm.

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4 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

A few customers who bought this tablet concluded that it was not cheap. Expert website Techworld.com said “It's also expensive compared to the Nexus 7”. Chipchick.com mentioned four years ago “It's way overpriced”. Also four years ago Cnet.co.uk said in their Apple iPad Mini review on expert review site CNET.co.uk “It's too expensive however”.

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that the Apple iPad Mini was not good value for money. Pcmag.com wrote in their Apple iPad Mini review on expert review site PC Mag “How much are apps worth to you? How about $120? If you want those iPad-exclusive apps and price is no object, then no other small-screen tablet will do” but in spite of that they gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Gizmodo.com wrote in their review of this tablet “Having such a hefty price tag without a Retina Display is sorta disappointing”. Expert website Pocketables.com wrote four years ago “A price that doesn't exactly make i” in their review of the Apple iPad Mini but despite that they rated the product 5 stars.

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Poor Connectivity

One person who purchased the product concluded that it did not have email functionality. Expert website Recombu.com wrote in their review of this tablet “The 7-inch tablet market has been neglected, RIM's BlackBerry Playbook has great hardware, however the lack of native email on laun” but they scored it 5 stars.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it did not have gps. Expert website Itproportal.com mentioned “I've even heard a few complain about the lack of GPS in the Wi-Fi version.” in their review.

One person concluded that this tablet was not good in terms of connectivity. Expert website Gottabemobile.com mentioned “The lack of LTE on early models forces the use of a phone as a personal hotspot, which is not as handy as integrated connectivity, somethi”.

One person who purchased the product concluded that it was not wifi compatible. Expert website Gizmodo.com.au mentioned “The 16GB Wi-Fi version isn't as absurdly priced as its brothers in the range” in their review of this tablet.

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Quite Low Rear Camera Resolution

The rear camera resolutions of tablet computers that were launched more than a year ago range from 0.3MP to 13MP, and the average rear camera resolution is 5.1MP. At only 5 megapixels, the iPad Mini has a quite low rear camera resolution compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the iPad Mini.

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Only 1024 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The iPad Mini has a maximum display resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels. That's 23% less display resolution than a 1280 x 800 pixels tablet, which is the most common display resolution. Across all tablet computers that were launched more than a year ago the worst display resolution is 800 x 400 pixels and the best is 2732 x 2048 pixels.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Apple iPad Mini

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this tablet computer was released.

Average Internal Storage Capacity

The iPad Mini has a relatively average internal storage capacity (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 7.9 inches, the Apple iPad Mini has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and type.

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Expert Reviews

(245)

Best for portability, the iPad Mini was the second-highest scoring tablet tested. Ousting the iPad in thinness and lightness (even in relation to its screen size), the iPad Mini is the ultimate... Read more…

1 October 2014

With the bump in screen size, the iPhone 6 is now being looked at as an potential alternative to Apple's 7.9-inch iPad mini with Retina Display . Here, we want to make that iPhone 6 vs. iPad mini... Read more…

7 August 2014

Excellent) Steve Jobs famously said that Apple would never ship a 7-inch tablet because it would need to include sandpaper for users to sand down their fingers in order to tap on the screen...

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24 June 2014

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S is so much like Apple's iPad, it's kinda scary. Samsung's flagship tablet is thin and light, has an extremely high-res screen, and it comes in two sizes. The Tab S is... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 29 June 2014 by Kita81
Kita81 would recommend the Apple iPad Mini (Verified Purchase)

The iPad mini I purchased is a refurnished one, It is like new, it looks and works great! Loved the price, I also got a warranty for a good price too...

Reviewed 18 December 2012 by GStrecker
GStrecker would recommend the Apple iPad Mini (Verified Purchase)

Upgraded to an iPad Mini from a first generation iPad. Got all the updated features in a smaller more economical package...

Reviewed 4 August 2014 by Jess1599
Jess1599 would recommend the Apple iPad Mini (Verified Purchase)

I purchased this for my 9 year old and it is perfect for him! Size of product and variety of apps keeps him entertained and always learning...

Reviewed 16 September 2014 by KBb3
KBb3 would recommend the Apple iPad Mini (Verified Purchase)

I wanted an iPad mini since they first came out bit didn't want to pay the price. Happy I brought this 1 and for a really great price so far so good!!! And I brought a case from Walmart for $12... Read more…

Reviewed 9 August 2014 by Esquivel
Esquivel would recommend the Apple iPad Mini (Verified Purchase)

Is one of the best tablets out there .. The prize is good and the tablet is working perfect...

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