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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.
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”.
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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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”.
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.
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”.
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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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”.
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".
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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).
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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).
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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.
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Operating System Installed
Safari, Mail, iBooks, Photos, Maps, FaceTime, Newsstand, Messages, iTunes Store, App Store, Calendar, Music, Videos, Siri, Reminders, Contacts, Camera, Notes, Photo Booth, Clock, Game Center
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
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
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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
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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
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…
Easy To Customize
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
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
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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
GNSSGUY would recommend the Apple iPad Mini 2 (Verified Purchase)
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