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Apple - iPad mini (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi - 64GB - Gold-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars with 320 reviews

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Rating 4.1 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent upgrade over iPad mini 2

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    Tonedawggg
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    This iPad replaced an iPad mini 2 (Retina), from 2015. On one hand, the upgrades are great. - Screen: Brighter, more colorful, TrueTone white balance adjustment. - CPU: A12 (2.5 GHz high performance dual core + 4 high efficiency cores) vs. A7 (1.3 GHz dual core) - RAM: 3GB vs. 1GB - Main Camera: 8 megapixel vs. 5 megapixel - Wireless: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac vs. 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0 vs. 4.0 - Physical characteristics: Thinner and lighter. Apple Pencil support. In actual usage, the new iPad mini feels great. Everything has a much snappier feel and you get much better graphics performance. Fortnite is able to run at 60fps on this new iPad! The iPad is a joy to use, but what lets it down is that the physical design, aside from being a little thinner and lighter than older models, is the same as what you could get six years ago. The new iPad Pros feel like the future, and the mini's design could use a refresh. The bezels are rather thick, and there is no FaceID, just TouchID. With the modern specs, the iPad mini is worth a purchase and will last you for years to come. With Apple Pencil support and the tech upgrade, it gives you a lot of what bigger iPads offer and will last you for years to come. It's just a bit disappointing that Apple didn't really touch the design at all.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    This was a gift to my wife who loves her iPad mini

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    Tony
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    My wife owned a previous model which unfortunately continually deteriorated as to speed and connectivity, but since I know she loved it, I bought her the newest model for her birthday. To my relief, she is quite happy with its performance. She's only had one complaint, that Siri is not as responsive as she was before with the older model. Not sure why that is, or even if that's still the case, but I do think she's not talking to her mini as much as before. Otherwise she is delighted with her mini.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    New Not That Different

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    bestbuyer
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    I bought this mini iPad to replace my older one. Its definitely faster but I wish it had a full screen without the home button like the iPad Pro I bought a few months ago. I couldn’t use the screen protectors from my previous model or case. It would be nice if you didn’t have to buy new everything each time they make minor changes.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Very Good Upgrade for iPad Mini

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    elrisada12
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    Have the original iPad mini that could not be updated for more recent versions of iOS. The new iPad mini 5 is a good solution. Excellent for reading (smaller form factor). Retina screen is welcome. Fast operation. Love using the Apple Pencil. Wish it could use latest Apple Pencil, had option for Face ID, and had smaller bezel. Overall very good upgrade.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Awesome tablet!

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    Christie
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    This tablet is great. I updated from an iPad mini 4 to this iPad. Even though it looks the same, it was totally worth it. The processing speed is super fast and the integration of the ability to use the Apple Pencil is awesome. This tablet is perfect to travel with and to take notes. Highly recommended!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great but could have been better!

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    Shadowboricua
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    I have been waiting for an iPad Mini upgrade for a long time for the portability and to use with my drone. This is a great upgrade... works as you would expect. However, given the direction that the iPad Pro and the other bigger cousins (USB C, edge to edge screen, etc), I would have expected some more of those inclusions on this version.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great for media consumption

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    Alex
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    Got this for my dad because he likes to read the news and watch videos. Perfect for media consumption. Recommend looking at the iPad as well because it’s cheaper and offers a larger screen - unless you want to use the Apple Pencil. Then get the mini or the more expensive iPad models

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great upgrade!

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    Christie
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    Just upgraded to this new iPad from an iPad mini 4. Yes it looks exactly the same, however the processor is blazing fast and I love the connectivity to the Apple Pencil! Taking notes is great on this iPad because it is just the perfect size to travel with. It was definitely worth it!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Pretty good but expensive.

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    liamprop
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    I love the new A12 chip! Makes the device really fast and snappy. If you want something this size, this is hands down the choice. If you don’t mind something a little bigger than go with the 9.7 inch ipad which is only slightly slower for almost half the price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great “on the go” iPad

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    Josh
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    Very convenient device to use for work or school. Now supporting the Apple Pencil is a big plus. I did have some issues getting FaceTime - iMessage to work on this iPad. I ended up return the first iPad mini for a second one that had a flawless setup.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    About time for an upgrade

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    Gamer
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    I bought this for my wife to upgrade her from the iPad Mini 4. She wants to return it. It is better, smoother, but it’s not a big enough improvement to blow $400 right now. We’re going to wait a couple more years for the next upgrade.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    better not perfected though

    Posted
    Clarity19
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    apple really needs to improve their screens its the only true flaw the sound is richer screen is brighter but still not led and ppi still the same 326 but it is faster not worth another $399 in my opinion but I like it either way.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Big Things Come in Small Packages

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    Osnard
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    The new iPad Mini looks pretty much like the previous model, but it features a brighter screen, better battery life, and a much faster processor. It's perfect for those of us who appreciate the smaller platform.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent item

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    Technoguy
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    I ha drew original iPad mini with LTE and gave it up since it really didn’t do much for me. However this latest version is really not bad. I do most of my work on this little guy and I have to admit it’s not bad.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    It’s all in the chip

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    tekace
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    You’re basically paying for the updated chip in this mini... so you are set for the future/updates etc. with this new chip. Not a lot of accessories/covers for this mini, But the portability is definitely a plus here.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good size for many uses

    Posted
    Bwill
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    The iPad mini is a great investment for myself. With the size of the mini it's easily portable allowing me to take it when I travel and not be too big. It has a great speed and high quality dispaly.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Same ol same ol

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    MiniMe
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    Looks exactly like the one from 2014. Fits in the same case. Only difference other than the pencil,which I have no use for, is it moves a little faster. But that was enough for me to buy it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Perfect Size

    Posted
    Paul
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    I like the mini for traveling since it is quite small. If I'm taking it on a plane, I can fit it in my back pocket whilst boarding. Its nice to have over the big iPad's sometimes

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice tablet.

    Posted
    Bunty
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    I already own a 9.7 inch ipad but i like taking this smaller tablet with me when i leave the house. I just wish they could have reduced the bezels at least a little.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great for tablet

    Posted
    jeand
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    Apple is always top notch. The reason and only reason for 4 stars is that it does not come with expandable storage. If it had that it would always be 5 stars.

    I would recommend this to a friend