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iPad Mini FAQ – Everything You Need To Know

With the buzz around the newly introduced but long anticipated iPad Mini, it’s getting hard to distinguish a rumor from truth. Below you’ll find the answers to some frequently asked questions about Apple’s thinner and lighter tablet.

  • In what colors are the iPad Mini available?
Despite the fact that some sources suggested iPad mini to arrive in 24 different color alternatives, the tablet is only available in Black & Slate and White & Silver variants.

  • What are the available models for iPad Mini?
iPad mini is available in two models- Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + Cellular.
What are the size and weight dimensions for the new iPad?
Height: 7.87 inches (200 mm)
Width: 5.3 inches (134.7 mm)
Depth: 0.28 inch (7.2 mm)
Weight: 0.68 pound (308 g) / 0.69 pound (312 g) for Wi-Fi + Cellular model.

  • Does the iPad Mini Come with Retina Display?
Unfortunately no. However, the display specs for the mini version of the tablet look quite promising: 
7.9-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
1024-by-768 resolution at 163 pixels per inch (ppi)
Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating

  • Is the iPad Mini powered with the same A6 Chip as iPhone 5?
No, the processor powering the iPAd mini is the Dual-core A5 chip.

  • What languages does the new iPad Mini support?
Here is the complete list of the languages supported by iPad Mini:
English (U.S.), English (UK), Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Arabic, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese.

  • Do the Earpods come in the box with iPad Mini?
Sadly no. The only accessories you get are the Lightning to USB Cable and a USB Power Adapter. 

  • What apps do come built-in in iPad Mini?
The list of the pre-installed apps includes:

App Store
Game Center
Photo Booth

However, right from the start, apps made for iPad also work with iPad mini. They’re immersive, full-screen apps that let you do practically anything you can conceive.

  • Does iPad Mini Support Siri?

Yes, you can use your voice to send messages, set reminders, and more.

That’s all by now. If you have further queries about the new iPad Mini, Stay Tuned, we’ll soon be back with the detailed review, which may provide answers to your questions. By then, take a look at The iPad Mini keynote of Apple’s October 23rd media event.