Apple iPad Mini 5 launched at $399

Apple has very recently launched its much rumored iPad Mini 5. The iPad Mini users will know that it is a small screen tablet version of the Apple iPad.

Here, we look at the specifications which Apple gives with its latest device, the iPad Mini 5.


Firstly, starting with the physical overview of the device. The iPad Mini 5 is a light weight device having dimensions 203.2mm x 134.8mm x 6.1mm and weighing just 300.5 grams. Although, the cellular version weighs a bit more at 308.2 grams. It features a 7.9-inch LED backlit retina display. The screen resolution of the device is 2048 x 1536 pixels at a Pixel Density of 326 ppi. The device is available in 3 color variants, which are silver, space grey and gold.

Unlike the newest iPad Pro range, there is comparatively thick bazel covering the display. Hence, this makes room for a fingerprint sensor and a selfie camera at the front. Other features include a lightning connector for charging and data transfer, dual microphones, stereo speakers, volume control and power buttons and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Besides, there is a Nano-SIM tray provided with the cellular models.

Next, coming to the performance part, the iPad Mini 5 is built on the 64-bit architecture and is powered by the A12 Bionic chip. Further, it comes with an embedded M12 coprocessor. The available storage is either 64GB or 256GB, with no support for a microSD card. The device runs on iOS 12 software out-of-the-box.


The camera unit of the device consists of an 8-megapixel sensor with f/2.4 aperture at the rear. On the other hand, there is 7-megapixel sensor with f/2.2 aperture at the front for capturing great selfies.

Now, we all know that Apple never reveals the battery capacity of its devices. But, the company claims that the iPad Mini 5 battery will last for 10 hours, if you surf on the web, watch videos and listen to music.

Finally, talking about the pricing and availability of the device. The base variant of the iPad Mini 5 starts at a price of $399 for the wifi only option and 64GB storage. However, the top-of-the-line edition has a price of $679. This comes with a 256GB storage and wifi + cellular option.

The previous device in this series, the iPad Mini 4 was launched in the year 2015. Now, after 3 years Apple is here again with its latest miniature iPad,the iPad Mini 5. It is a major upgrade from the previous mini iPad in terms of performance.

So, everyone who is a fan of Apple iPads and is looking for a mini tablet, this is the chance for you. It is surely going to be a different experience altogether with the new Apple iPad Mini 5.