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iPad Mini 3 Specs & Price

iPad Mini 3 Specs & Price

iPad Mini 3 is the 3rd iteration of Apple’s small-size tablet. It is very similar to the iPad Mini 2 except that it now offers TouchID fingerprint sensor and Apple Pay. iPad Mini 3 also introduces a gold coloured model to the iPad Mini line.

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iPad Mini 3

Hardware & Software

iPad Mini 3 is a very mild refresh of the iPad Mini 2. It features the same display, the same camera, the same processor, and the same design as its predecessor. It only added the TouchID button which enables you unlock your tablet with your fingerprint and buy stuff online with Apple Pay mobile payment service.

iPad Mini 3 has a 7.9-inch screen with 1536 x 2048 pixels resolution. It sports a 5 megapixels rear camera and a 1.2 megapixels front facing camera.

Pricing & Availability

Pre-order for the iPad Mini 3 began on October 17, 2014 starting at $399 for 16GB Wi-Fi and $529 for the 16GB LTE model. iPad Mini 3 Price in Nigeria ranges from N91,000 to N130,000 at launch, depending on your location and built-in storage.

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Apple iPad Mini 3 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Apple iPad Mini 3 Tablet:

General Features

  • Platform: iOS 8.1
  • Processor: dual-core 64-bit Processor (Apple A7)
  • GPU: Yes
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM ?
  • Colours: Gold, Silver, Space Grey
  • Dimension: 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
  • Weight: 341 g (LTE), 331 g (Wi-Fi)
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM (LTE/3G models)
  • SIM Count: Single SIM

Display

  • Display: 7.9-inch Touch Display, 2048 x 1536 pixels (324 ppi)
  • Display Protection:

Camera

  • Rear Camera: 5 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, Geo-tagging, HDR, Face Detection, Panorama
  • Front Camera: 1.2 MP Camera, 720p HD FaceTime Video

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: 16 GB, 64 GB, or 128 GB Storage
  • Memory Card Support: No
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes, iCloud

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: 800 / 1900 MHz (CDMA version)
  • 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100MHz
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes (CDMA version)
  • 4G LTE: Yes (not in all models)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21Mbps
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes, up to 3.1 Mbps (CDMA version)
  • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 150Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0

Messaging

  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP

Entertainment

  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes

Navigation

  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS (3G/LTE models)
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • Pedometer: Yes
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (TouchID)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes (Siri)
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
  • Fingerprint Resistant Coating: Yes (oleophobic coating)
  • Mobile Payment: Yes, Apple Pay online only (Visa, MasterCard, etc)
  • M7 Motion coprocessor: Measures your steps, distance, elevation as well share tasks with the main processor
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes

Battery

  • Battery: Non-removable Battery
  • Use Time: up to 10 Hours
  • Music Playback:

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