Best Price: Rs. 38,500
- iOS v8.1
- 16 GB,
- Does not support Indian bands
- No FM Radio
- Fingerprint sensor
- Slim (7 mm thickness)
- Eminent Processor
- Latest OS
- Wi-Fi and Cellular
- FaceTime calling
- HD cameras
- No microSD slot
- Storage capacity
So many reasons to smile
Display and Design
The Apple iPad Mini 3 WiFi Cellular 16GB sports an IPS technology operated 7.9-inch (diagonal) LED multi-touch retina display with 2,048 x 1,536 pixels resolution at 326 pixels per inch (ppi). The multi-touchscreen is enabled with fingerprint resistant oleophobic coating, while the home button is enabled with touch ID. Silver, gold and space gray variants are available and the tablet weighs just 341g.
The tablet is packed with a 64-bit A7 chip and M7 motion coprocessor effecting in incredibly responsive apps and games with detailed graphics and visual effects. The Latest iOS platform, iOS v8.3 makes everything seamless and comes pre-installed in the machine.
Camera and Storage
The iPad Mini 3 is furnished with 5MP iSight camera and 1.2MP FaceTime camera. While the iSight camera contain facilities like autofocus, face detection, backside illumination, five element lens, hybrid IR filter, f/2.4 aperture, tap to focus video or images, tap to control exposure, photo and video geotagging, 1080p video recording etc., the FaceTime camera also contain features like 720p HD video recording capability, face detection, backside illumination, geo tagging, panorama and timer mode.
The storage capacity is only 16GB and it is not further configurable due to the lack of microSD slot. However, there is an option for storing extra information in the iCloud.
Connectivity, Data Carriers and Battery
In terms of connectivity, Apple iPad Mini 3 WiFi Cellular 16GB model possess Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n with dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz) and MIMO. The supported data carriers include GSM/EDGE ( 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSPA (850, 900, 1700/2100,1900,2100 MHz), CDMA EV-DO Rev.A and Rev.B (800, 1900 MHz) and LTE bands. Rechargeable 23.8 Watt-Hour Lithium-polymer battery comes under the hood; it offers up to 10 hours of tablet usage and web surfacing in WiFi and 9 hours of tablet use in cellular data network.
The Apple iPad mini 3 WiFi Cellular 16GB is durable, light and affordable compared to the other variants of iPad mini 3. The device will mainly benefit consumers who are looking for a tablet just for internet surfing and casual computing.