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Apple iPad Mini (2nd Gen) A7 1.3GHz 32GB 7.9" 4G 3G Tablet

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A7 1.3GHz iOS 32GB Nov 2013
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15 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

This Apple tablet received a "Recommended" from Trusted Reviews who concluded that this tablet computer was good.

The expert at one additional expert review site said that this tablet computer was good. Igen.fr gave this Apple tablet computer an "8.5 Out Of 10" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, tweakers.net, igen.fr and bit.com.au the average expert rating of this A7 processor tablet computer is 83%.

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, iPad Mini (2nd gen) owners rated this tablet computer as excellent. That puts this A7 processor tablet computer in the top 17% of all the tablet computers of a similar age and type.

Apple Tablet Computers Have Excellent Reviews

A7 processor tablet computers built by Apple have excellent reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all tablet computers (not just A7 processor tablet computers) and found that Apple also has excellent reviews across its entire range.

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Good Battery Life

A number of Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) reviewers said that the product had a good battery life. Trusted Reviews wrote “Good battery life”. Yahoo.com said “Amazing display, excellent battery life, fast processor, great 3D graphics, easy to use, app store still number one for quality” in their Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) review. Yahoo.com also said “The battery charges more quickly if you use the includ”.

Nice Design

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking. Bit.com.au mentioned “Beautifully crisp and responsive screen” in their review. Bit.com.au also mentioned “IPad mini l mt chic my c rt nhiu ngi mong ch, c bit l ngi dng chu vn th”. Yahoo.com wrote in their review of this tablet “Gorgeous build, stunning Retina screen”.

Four Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was a good design. Consumersearch.com mentioned “Stunning design” in their review of this tablet. Three years ago Bit.com.au gave the product a score of 4 stars and wrote in their review of this tablet “Compact, lightweight design”.

Several Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) reviewers said that it was smooth. Yahoo.com mentioned “New WiFi antennas are fast, iOS 7 runs smooth”.

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Robust

Some customers who bought the product considered that it was well made. Three years ago Bit.com.au gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their review of the Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) “Are all things we can live with, without regretting the purchase, that's why this is a very solid slate”. Bit.com.au also wrote “Excellent build and design”. Bit.com.au also wrote “Solid performance”.

Good Size

Three people wrote that this tablet was compact. Expert website Bit.com.au rated the Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) 4 stars and wrote “After the fanfare that heralded the new iPad Air, Apple was rather less effusive about the new, upgraded edition of its compact tablet – the iPad mini with Retina display”. Yahoo.com wrote “400 price tag is steep for a compact tablet”.

One person who reviewed the product concluded that it was lightweight. One Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) reviewer who reviewed this tablet considered that it was thin. Three years ago Bit.com.au wrote “Still comfortably slim and light” in their review and rated it 4 stars.

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Good Connectivity

Three Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) owners thought the Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) was wifi compatible. Yahoo.com said “Tops it off with improved WiFi and LTE connectivity, with battery”.

Good Sound Quality

One Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) owner considered that the product had good sound quality. Bit.com.au said “Thin by today's standards, very powerful hardware, excellent screen, excellent audio, pretty good camera, games look fantastic, all the productivity you need with associated apps” and rated the product 4 stars.

Easy to Use

One customer who bought this tablet mentioned that it had a good experience. Bit.com.au said “Fast 7 processor for a firstclass experience” in their review. One person concluded that the Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) was easy to use.

One person wrote that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. Yahoo.com said “Comfortable to hold”.

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Good Picture Quality

One person concluded that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

One customer reckoned that the product was good quality. Four years ago Yahoo.com mentioned “Excellent build quality, iPad Air Performance in a compact shell” in their review of the Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen).

£39.01 Price Drop

In the last week the price of the iPad Mini (2nd gen) has dropped by £39.01.

1080p Video Recording Modes

This tablet computer has a 1080p|720p video recording modes, which is typical of many tablets that were launched around the same time as it.

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2 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

Ten customers concluded that the product was not cheap. Four years ago Trusted Reviews mentioned “More expensive than the competition”. Trusted Reviews also wrote “More expensive than predecessor”. Consumersearch.com mentioned in their review of the Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) two years ago “Slightly heavier more expensive than original iPad mini, iPad mini 3 offers Touch ID” .

Several Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) reviewers who bought the Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) reckoned that it was not good value for money. Trusted Reviews said “Higher price” nonetheless they still gave this tablet a rating of 5 stars. Yahoo.com said “Extra storage is very pricey” in their review of the Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen). Yahoo.com also wrote “Pricey similar sized and specced tablets go for closer to 200”.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The iPad Mini (2nd gen) has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 7.9 inches) amongst A7 processor tablet computers of this age. Across all the tablets of this spec and age the display diagonals range from 7.8" to 9.7".

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 7.9" tablets currently available including cheaper tablet computers such as the Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen)[plb_2144809_price].

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5 Other reasons to consider the Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen)

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this tablet computer was released.

Average Processor Frequency

The Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) has a pretty typical processor frequency (1.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other A7 processor tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time to the iPad Mini (2nd gen).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1.3GHz processor clock speed tablet computers currently available including the Apple iPad Air[plb_1737198_price] which has better reviews; or the Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen)[plb_2144809_price] which is cheaper.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

The iPad Mini (2nd gen) has a pretty typical internal storage capacity (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other A7 processor tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 5 megapixels, the iPad Mini (2nd gen) has a pretty average rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that have been available for around the same time as the iPad Mini (2nd gen).

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 5MP rear camera resolution tablets currently available including a cheaper tablet computer such as the Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen)[plb_2144809_price] or you might consider a higher rated tablet computer such as the Apple iPad Air[plb_1737198_price].

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Two Processor Coress

Compared to the other 25 A7 processor tablet computers that came out more than two years ago that we have assessed the number of processor coress of, the Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) is a two processor cores tablet which is average.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 2 processor cores tablet computers currently available including the Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen)[plb_2144809_price] which is cheaper; or the Apple iPad Air[plb_1737198_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

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Coprocessor Model
Coprocessor
Memory
Internal Memory
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Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Aspect Ratio
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Pixel Density
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Geotagging
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Video Stabilizer
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording Modes
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
Auto Focus
Digital Zoom
Rear Camera
Audio
Frequency Range
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
2G
2G Standards
3G Standards
4G Standard
AirPlay
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
4G WiMAX
SIM Card Type
4G LTE
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Lightning Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
SmartCard Slot
Headphone Out
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Phone Features
Video Call
Voice Call
Messaging
Instant Messaging (IM)
E-Mail
Performance
Document Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
Video Compression Formats
Image Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
GLONASS
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
GPS (satellite)
Archive Formats Supported
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Fingerprint Reader
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Battery
Browsing Time
Continuous Audio Playback Time
Continuous Video Playback Time
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Technology
Browsing Time (3G)
Browsing Time (Wi-Fi)
Browsing Time (4G)
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Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Docking Connector
64-Bit Computing
Wi-Fi
SIM Card Support
Total Storage Capacity

2 Awards

igen.fr 8.5 Out Of 10 Trusted Reviews Recommended

Expert Reviews

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13 October 2015
Retina display
Same, speedy 7 chip as iPad Air
Stunning design
Portable
Suveren hyopplst skjerm kombinert med fet lyd, lekker design og massevis av prosessorkraft
Slightly heavier more expensive than original iPad mini, iPad mini 3 offers Touch ID (but not much else)
4GLTEmodellen blir for dyr og den fs kun med 16 eller 32 gigabyte lagerkapasitet som ikke kan utvides
15 May 2014

After the fanfare that heralded the new iPad Air, Apple was rather less effusive about the new, upgraded edition of its compact tablet ? the iPad mini with Retina display. Yet, while it shares the... Read more…

Finally, a small formfactor iPad with Retina display Unmatched build quality
Fast 7 processor for a firstclass experience
Pretty light and thin by today's standards, very powerful hardware, excellent screen, excellent audio, pretty good camera, games look fantastic, all the productivity you need with associated apps, And
Highquality display
Smooth, fast performance
Display is slightly less bright than the iPad Air
Colors look washed out when compared to iPad Air and iPhone 5 5c
Are all things we can live with, without regretting the purchase, that's why this is a very solid slate
The iPad Mini Retina gets from us a 9.6 out of 10 for design, a 9.7 for hardware and a 9.5 out of 10 for OS and UI
The final grade is a 9.6 out of 10
23 November 2013

And then the big story: Same screen.Oh, it's smaller, all right: 7.9 inches diagonal instead of the iPad Air's 9.7. But it's exactly the same number of pixels, smaller and packed in closer... Read more…

Gorgeous build, stunning Retina screen
All day battery life
Much faster than the original Mini
Size and weight for daily use
Excellent build quality, iPad Air Performance in a compact shell
Very expensive compared to 78in tablets
Pricey
No Touch ID
High price point
More expensive than a Nexus
23 October 2013

The iPad mini 2 has improved exactly where it needed to. Better screen, better camera and much faster processor are all present, but it's not a wildly different experience from the original iPad...

Trusted Reviews

Great screen
Same premium design
Good battery life
7 chip
Retina display
More expensive than the competition
Lack of Touch ID
Higher price
Iterative evolution
More expensive than predecessor
2 December 2013

Il suffit de voir que cet iPad mini Retina Wi-Fi + Cellular élimine deux des trois points négatifs de son prédécesseur pour voir à quel point il s'agit d'une réussite. La tablette est dotée...

Igen.fr

Great screen with high resolution
Excellent battery life
Handling, design manufacturing
Overall responsiveness
Great display
Nonexpandable memory
Speaker location
Proprietary Lightning port
Expensive
Prix
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User Reviews

(71)
Reviewed 5 August 2014 by Suz63

We bought this for a holiday abroad, to keep in contact with our children. There are so many places to connect up to free wifi which helps. I also took a camera which has stayed in my bag as his... Read more…

Looks nice
75 with rebate
Heatsinks look nice and work
Seems pretty tough
Hasn't given me any weird problems
These are all pretty minor
Okay BIOS, a bit confusing for overclocking(I have never overclocked before, just kinda messing around
The back panelshield was slightly annoying(very minor
The box makes it look cheesy. (Again, very minor. Just want Gigabyte to change that on their new boxes
I overclocked my 3.5GHz FX 6300 to 3.8 or 3.9GHz, and my computer would have to boot a few times before it actually started properly
Reviewed 17 December 2013 by Beth65

Replacement for iPad Great service for John Lewis came just when promised...

Easy to use
Perfect size
Adequate Storage
Compact Design
Easy To Use
Was quite expensive
Not expandable memory
Nothing
Reviewed 27 October 2015 by Pets2

I am still learning about all the facilities on this I-Pad but very useful, especially when my husband is using our main home computer! It is also just the right size to fit my handbag so can... Read more…

App Availablity
Easy To Customize
Screen
Has so Many things to do
It was very good when it worked
It discharges fast
Stopped working. .. wouldn't do anything
I sent it in to Gigabyte assuming they would repair it or send a replacement. They sent it back about three weeks later, without any explanation of the problem
I assumed it was fixed, but after reinstalling the machine again it powers the fans, but won't boot up
Now I am stuck with a dead mother board. I've been without a computer for a month. Thanks Gigabyte. Or is Gigabad
Reviewed 6 October 2015 by Oakseyairfield

When the iPad first came out I wasn't convinced of its usefulness, but the mini is great. I can do all my office work on the go. A great bit of kit Also very useful if you are into flying,... Read more…

Easy to use it
Works great. great speeds with fast boot times. stable. I left an earlier review that was 1 egg, but it was my error
Small compact size
Fast And Fun
Well-featured motherboard with dual VRMs and 6 SATA ports. I planned to run AMD FX 8320 but ended up with 8320E. I haven't done any overclocking, I left the computer on for several days and haven't ha
Home button has always problem
Can't be used as a cell phone should be able to
Does Not Have Instruction
I had some issues installing Debian Testing on this board, I ended up installing through UEFI, had to disable IOMMU in bios or mouse and keyboard wouldn't work during OS install
Another issue I had with the motherboard is VIA V 805 USB 3 controller chip, and I suspect it's the same issue other people reporting in Windows -- system freezes when trying to send bulk data over US
Reviewed 11 July 2015 by GNSSGUY
GNSSGUY would recommend the Apple iPad Mini 2 (Verified Purchase)

The iPad mini other than its size has all the features of its larger sized counterpart. The features differentiating the two are not worth the price to pay for the larger version. Again it depends... Read more…

Easy to navigate and find your way around
Great tablet. To only one to have
Just needs LTE to be 5
An 8 year old can use this device
All the feature of regular iPad in a smaller size
A little expensive
No mobile service
Nothing
Price
Some of the print is too small
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