iPad mini 6 now on the market
On 14 September, Apple surprised us all with various new releases. The update of the iPad mini 5 had been a long time in the waiting. The variety of colours surprised me – Space Grey, Rosé, Violet and Polar Star are available. Read on to find out how much the iPad Mini has changed.
iPad mini 6
64 GB WiFi
256 GB WiFi
64 GB 5G
256 GB 5G
Here’s a comparison
|iPad Mini 6||iPad Mini 5|
|Display||8.3" Liquid Retina Display||7.9" Multi‑Touch Retina Display|
|SIM card||USB-C, Nano SIM (supports Apple SIM), eSIM||Nano SIM (supports Apple SIM), eSIM|
|Colours||Space Grey, Starlight, Purple, Pink||Silver, Space Grey, Gold|
|Memory||64 /256 GB||64 /256 GB|
|Architecture||A15 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture||A12 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture|
|Operating system||iOS 15||iOS 12|
|Camera||Front: 12 MP
Main: 12 MP
Front: 7 MP
Main: 8 MP
|Dimensions||195.4 x 134.8 x 6.3 mm||203.2 x 134.8 x 6.1 mm|
|Weight||293 / 297 g||300.5 / 308.2 g|
|Accessories||Apple Pencil 2. Gen||Apple Pencil 1. Gen.|
Not only the tablet is getting an update, but also the software. You can now place widgets on the HomeScreen to create an easy overview. All your apps are now displayed in the library categorised for quick finding. A special focus has been placed on multitasking: work on multiple apps at once, push them to the side, and set a split view. You can use the new shortcuts with the matching tablet keyboard. Watch the video to learn more.
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