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”.