The newest incarnation of the iPad is now smaller and more portable. For many interested gadget users the question is what it is exactly and if it is worth the price it carries.
The iPad mini is a compact version of the iPad tablet computers. It is 7.87 inches long and weighs 0.68 lbs. It contains most of the standard features of other iPads such as an LED display, responsive touch screen, versatile camera system, Wi-Fi capability and many other features. The most interesting newest addition is Siri, the intelligent assistant made famous by iPhones. The connector for this iPad is another difference. It is reversible, smaller, and more durable. Airplay works on the mini and allows a user to share their shows, music, and photos on the big screen. Remote printing also works on the iPad mini, giving the device utility for personal or work use.
Does the iPad mini justify its price? This will depend on whether you need another iPad. The reduced size comes with some trade offs such as its lower screen resolution compared to the standard iPads and slower processor speed. There is also more competition in the tablet market these days as there are alternatives that are cheaper or of comparable quality to the iPad such as the Kindle and Nook. Like other iPads be prepared to pay more for larger memory space and cellular features. There is no denying Apple’s eye for quality and ergonomic aesthetics come together well in the iPad mini, so if you decide to pick it up you will not be disappointed.