The Apple iPad mini 2 still has a 7.9″ screen with a 4:3 aspect ratio, but a retina display with 64 bit the A7 chipset all beautifully integrated in the aluminium body.
New iPad mini 2 is thinner (7.5mm), lighter (331g/341g for the Wi-Fi only/LTE versions, respectively) and more compact (200×134.7mm) than the previous version, The iPad mini 2 will come in just two color combinations including: Silver & White and Space Grey & Black.
iPad mini is powered by the new A7 chip with 64-bit architecture. A7 delivers killer performance — up to four times faster CPU and up to eight times faster graphics performance than the previous generation — without sacrificing battery life. Note that this also means that the iPad mini 2 has also inherited the dedicated M7 motion coprocessor.
Apple iPad mini 2 boasts a resolution of 2048×1536 pixels (326 ppi), so the 7.9-inch display on the new tab will certainly not lack in detail. There is a 5-megapixel, 5-element, f/2.4 iSight camera on rear. Up front, there is a FaceTime HD camera, which is simply a 1.2-megapixel snapper, capable of 720p HD video capture. There is a 2380mAh battery, a tiny improvement over the 2340mAh cell on the original iPad mini, though Apple is advertising that it’s good for 10 hours of continuous video playback, identical to its predecessor.
The Apple iPad mini 2 pricing starts at $399 for the 16GB and goes all the way up to $699 for the 28GB Wi-Fi version. If you’re looking for a truly portable experience, than prepare to pay $529/$629/$729/$829 for the 16GB/32GB/64GB/128GB LTE variants, respectively.