New iPad mini is thinner than the iPad 4.
The Apple Media Event unveiling the iPad mini and more is underway. Follow the latest news in our Apple Event Living Story. Here is another highlight as the Apple event unfolds in the California Theatre in San Jose.
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The iPad mini is confirmed. The new iPad mini is actually a new design. It is thinner than the iPad 4. It is of course super light. The screen size is 7.9-inch and the resolution is 1024x768. It runs on the Apple A5 CPU. Other features include 5MP camera, LTE, faster Wi-Fi and Lightning connector. The iPad mini has 10 hour battery life.
Apple makes the case at the event that the iPad mini is better than competing 7-inch Android tablets feature by feature.
The new iPad mini will start at $329. Pre-order will start on October 26.
Based on the Apple rumor mill the company will unveil several new products. The list of new Apple releases includes iPad mini, iPad 3 with Lightning, 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display, updated iMacs and updated Mac minis. Apple is expected to make a play for the iPad mini in the educational market. For the first time in 2 years you can watch the Apple iPad mini event live online.