Apple iPad mini 4 was launched in September 2015 and was appreciated globally for its exceptional build quality and top-notch performance. The device is ultra thin but includes powerful components under the hood. It offers retina display, which lets users see the content in a better way without any strain on the eyes. The device is equipped with current generation A8 chip and delivers fast and fluid performance. There are several qualities such as redefined camera features, simple user interface and multiple useful features makes it preferable for the masses. The device comes at a reasonable price and offers long lasting battery life too. Let's have a look at the features and specifications of this amazing iPad Mini 4 and find out what makes it better than previous iPads.
iPad Mini 4 has a sleek design and include everything that people usually expect in iPads. It measures 203.2 x 134.8 x 6.1 mm and weighs 0.65 pounds so you can port it anywhere without any problem. The device is made of durable aluminium so it can withstand for years and look beautiful. The iPad Mini 4 features 7.9-inch LED-backlit Retina display with 2048 ×1536 pixels resolution and 324 ppi pixel density. The scratch-resistant glass has an oleo-phobic coating and reduces glare by 56% compared to its predecessors.
The sensitivity of the screen has also been improved, and it recognizes the finger more accurately which eventually helps you to work faster while surfing the web, playing games and watching videos or images. Apple has combined three layers of different components into one to eliminate gaps, and the result reflects in deep colour saturation, better contrast and sharp visuals.
The Apple iPad Mini 4 packs stereo speakers, 3.5 mm audio jack and multiple sensors such as an accelerometer, barometer, compass and gyro. The device ships in Gold, Silver and Space Grey colours. Another impressive feature of the tablet is its Touch ID technology which helps you to unlock your phone quickly with the help of your fingerprint and avoid unauthorized access to your data.
The Apple iPad Mini 4 runs on iOS 9 that can be upgraded to iOS 10.1. The operating system of the device utilizes Metal framework to optimize the graphics and provides an immersive experience while playing complex 3D games. The tablet is powered by 1.5 GHz Dual-core Typhoon processor bundled with PowerVR GX6450 GPU. With 64‑bit architecture, Apple A8 chip delivers desktop class, 30% faster performance than previous A7 chip and lets users do multitasking in a smooth manner.
The iPad Mini 4 also offers 16, 32, 64 and 128GB internal storage in different variants along with 2GB RAM. There is no SD card slot so you cannot expand the storage capacity of the device. Whether you launch an app or play a game, you will be impressed by the speed and responsiveness in every action such as swiping, scrolling, rotating, zooming, etc. The combination of Retina display and Advance Metal technology as well as making video editing apps and games with high graphics, looks so real on the screen.
The iPad Mini 4 features the iSight camera with improved 8MP sensor and can capture 3264 x 2448 resolution images that look clear even when display on a large screen. You can also shoot 1080p HD videos with it. The advance lens with f/2.4 aperture and face detection technology lets you take sharp and bright pictures with less noise in low light conditions.
You can record incredible time-lapse videos for hours effortlessly and also shoot at 120 frames per second to create slow motion videos. The phone features in-built photo editing app that lets you adjust brightness, colour, exposure, etc. after capturing the image. You can edit videos with iMovie and also use third party apps to turn your images into cartoons without transferring the data to your computer. You can create a photo album and share it with your friends on social networks through iCloud Photo Sharing.
The iPad Mini 4 also packs a 1.2 MP front-facing HD camera with improved sensor and large pixels for excellent performance in dark environment. The secondary camera offers FaceTime over Cellular and Wi-Fi network and is ideal for clear video calls and taking nice selfies. You can shoot 720p videos at 30 frames per second using the front camera too.
The iPad Mini 4 equips a powerful 5124 mAh Li-Ion battery which is non-removable and provides up to 10 hours of talk time in one go. The Wi-Fi + Cellular model can connect you to the 3G network when you are not in the range of any Wi-Fi network for doing regular tasks such as browsing the web or sharing documents. The device includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/nac, hotspot and dual band for wireless connectivity. It also packs Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and USB 2.0 port (reversible).