The 7.9-inch iPad mini has a 1024 x 768 display resolution like the earlier-generation 9.7-inch iPads. It is a very svelte 7.2mm-thick aluminum shell, which makes it 53 percent lighter and significantly thinner than the 4th generation iPad. We run it through the paces in terms of gaming, web browsing, book reading and put it up against the Nexus 7 and the Galaxy Tab 7.7.
The iPad mini comes with a dual-core Apple A5 processor, LTE, a 5-megapixel iSight camera, 802.11n Wi-Fi, the new Lightning connector, and a claimed 10-hour battery life.
Taking a look at the other players in the space Barnes & Noble’s new NOOK HD tablet has a full-colour, 7-inch screen boasting a resolution of 1440×900, while the Nexus 7 and the new Kindle Fire HD 7-inch both have 1280×800 displays. It’s behind the curve in terms of screen resolution, but the spent a lot of time explaining that they get more screen real estate when it comes to surfing the web because of the 4:3 ratio.
Here is our detailed review of the Apple iPad mini right here: