iPad mini: Everything you need to know

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Apple’s entry into the small tablet market has been a smash. Here are some posts from iPhoneHacks that we think pair nicely with your iPad mini:

The Specs

  • Dual-core A5 chip
  • 802.11a/b/g/n Wi‑Fi (802.11n 2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
  • Model A1454 (AT&T, all Canadian carriers)
    • GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
    • UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz)
    • LTE (Bands 4 and 17)
  • Model A1455 (Sprint, Verizon, all other countries)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
    • CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B (800, 1900, 2100 MHz)
    • GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
    • UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz)
    • LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 13, 25)
  • FaceTime HD Camera, 1.2MP photos, 720p HD video, FaceTime video calling over Wi‑Fi or cellular, Face detection, Backside illumination, Tap to control exposure for video or still images, Photo and video geotagging
  • iSight Camera 5MP photos, Autofocus, Face detection, Backside illumination, Five-element lens, Hybrid IR filter, ƒ/2.4 aperture, Tap to focus video or still images, Tap to control exposure for video or still images, Photo and video geotagging
  • Video Recording 1080p HD video recording, Video stabilization, Face detection, Tap to focus while recording, Backside illumination
  • 10 hour battery life
  • Lightning connector

Announced: October 23rd, 2012, in stores November 2nd, 2012.

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