Apple iPad Mini 4 Apple iPad Mini 4

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Apple iPad Mini 4
Apple iPad Mini 4
ABOUT
ABOUT
The Apple iPad Mini 4 (16GB) is a smaller tablet
computer with a 7.9-inch screen. It has very fine
screen resolution, 324 pixels per inch. The squarish
screen is a better shape for photos than for videos,
and it utilizes toughened glass for durability.
The Apple iPad Mini 4 (16GB) is a smaller tablet
computer with a 7.9-inch screen. It has very fine
screen resolution, 324 pixels per inch. The squarish
screen is a better shape for photos than for videos,
and it utilizes toughened glass for durability.
The tablet has a 1.5 GHz Apple A8 processor with 2 cores. It runs on
the iOS 9.1 operating system. It has 2GB memory and is available with
16, 64 or 128GB storage.
The tablet has a 1.5 GHz Apple A8 processor with 2 cores. It runs on
the iOS 9.1 operating system. It has 2GB memory and is available with
16, 64 or 128GB storage.
There is a headphone jack with a volume control, a built-in
microphone, and stereo speakers. Internet connectivity is via WiFi. It
has a 1.2-megapixel webcam, and an 8-megapixel camera.
There is a headphone jack with a volume control, a built-in
microphone, and stereo speakers. Internet connectivity is via WiFi. It
has a 1.2-megapixel webcam, and an 8-megapixel camera.
The tablet measures 8 inches long by 5.3 inches wide by 0.25 inches
thick, and weighs 0.66 pounds.
The tablet measures 8 inches long by 5.3 inches wide by 0.25 inches
thick, and weighs 0.66 pounds.
ConsumerReports.org REVIEW
ConsumerReports.org REVIEW
The next iteration of the smaller iPad is thinner than the Mini 3. It’s an
excellent performer, and battery life is great. One of the more-notable
changes is the higher resolution of the cameras, but that comes at
some cost: We measured some color inaccuracy, and, more important,
added noise.
The next iteration of the smaller iPad is thinner than the Mini 3. It’s an
excellent performer, and battery life is great. One of the more-notable
changes is the higher resolution of the cameras, but that comes at
some cost: We measured some color inaccuracy, and, more important,
added noise.
The Apple iPad Mini 4 (16GB) was easy to use for a wide variety of
functions. It was easy to move from screen to screen using finger
swipes, and to move app icons among screens.
The Apple iPad Mini 4 (16GB) was easy to use for a wide variety of
functions. It was easy to move from screen to screen using finger
swipes, and to move app icons among screens.
This tablet has a very good set of useful features that make it
convenient and versatile to use. There are a variety of sensors to
provide positional and environmental info to apps and games.
This tablet has a very good set of useful features that make it
convenient and versatile to use. There are a variety of sensors to
provide positional and environmental info to apps and games.
This is among the most portable tablets in the 7- to 8-inch category.
Its battery life of 11.9 hours lets you use it all day without recharging.
It’s very slim and compact for its screen size, and at 0.66 pounds, it’s
a very lightweight tablet for its size.
This is among the most portable tablets in the 7- to 8-inch category.
Its battery life of 11.9 hours lets you use it all day without recharging.
It’s very slim and compact for its screen size, and at 0.66 pounds, it’s
a very lightweight tablet for its size.
(16GB)Tablet
(16GB)Tablet
Approximate cost: $400
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HIGHS
HIGHS
• Screen resolution 324 pixels per inch, finer than most
• Squarish screen, better for photos
• Battery life longer than most at 11.9 hours
• Outstanding performance running demanding graphic apps
• Equipped to run 64-bit apps
• Excellent display quality
• Screen coating reduces fingerprints and makes cleaning easier.
• Fingerprint option for authentication
• Voice-typing feature
• 8-megapixel camera, higher resolution than most
• Screen uses toughened glass
• Full access to the Apple app market
• Photos can fill entire screen height
• Screen resolution 324 pixels per inch, finer than most
• Squarish screen, better for photos
• Battery life longer than most at 11.9 hours
• Outstanding performance running demanding graphic apps
• Equipped to run 64-bit apps
• Excellent display quality
• Screen coating reduces fingerprints and makes cleaning easier.
• Fingerprint option for authentication
• Voice-typing feature
• 8-megapixel camera, higher resolution than most
• Screen uses toughened glass
• Full access to the Apple app market
• Photos can fill entire screen height
LOWS
LOWS
• No memory-card slot
• No camera flash
• Screen border too narrow to grip securely with fingers.
• No memory-card slot
• No camera flash
• Screen border too narrow to grip securely with fingers.
SPECS
SPECS
Internal storage (GB) 16 GB
Operating system iOS 9.1
Length (in.) 8
Width (in.) 5.3
Depth (in.) 0.25
Camera MP 8
Webcam MP 1.2
2048 x 1536
Resolution 2048 x 1536
Pixel density 324
Pixel density 324
Bit depth 64
Bit depth 64
Internal storage (GB) 16 GB
Operating system iOS 9.1
Length (in.) 8
Width (in.) 5.3
Depth (in.) 0.25
Camera MP 8
Webcam MP 1.2
Resolution FEATURES
Webcam Camera
Fingerprint-resistant screen Approved app market Capacitive touchscreen FEATURES
Webcam Camera
Fingerprint-resistant screen Approved app market Capacitive touchscreen