Apple iPad Mini 4 review

7 months ago munendra 0

Apple is a mogul in the electronic device market, in this era of competition when all electronic gadget companies have the hard time to compete with the prime competitor. Apple is ruling the market with its limited but high tech range of products. Apple iPad Mini 4 has made their way to the market.

iPad of apple is the trailblazer among all the available tablets, Apple is known for its innovative and unique technologies which they constantly upgrade and innovate to next level. For the iPad loves Apple has recently launched its new iPad Mini 4, iPad Mini 3 was not the end of mini tablet era, different from all the expectation, Apple has come out with iPad Mini 4. The customers who wanted to have iPad but were reluctant due to the bigger size of the of iPad, for all the tablet lovers, the easy and probably the best option is now available on the market.

Apple iPad Mini 4 review

Apple iPad Mini 4

Build and Design

The look of the tablet is not new, it is the traditional apple look with the curved corner, a design which is being inherited from one model to another. The best thing in the design of iPad Mini 4 is the thickness which is comparatively very less as compared to the previous models which make it more stylish and trendy. To make it easy for the users to handle the iPad Mini 4 the weight has been reduced from 331 grams to 299 (304g if you opt for the cellular model) grams.

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Due to its low weight and slim design, it is convenient to carry in the inner pocket of the jacket or the bag while you are travelling and its casing tough enough to survive the rough trip. It has two volume button and one Power button, though the silent button is missing in this version of iPad, iPad Mini four is not different from its predecessor iPads. The iPad Mini 4 is available in the market at Space Gray, Silver, Gold color option.

Display

Screen design is similar to the earlier models, the 7.9-inch LED-backlit IPS display is sheathed with the thick bezel on top and bottom and slightly thin bezel at left and right side. It has the capacitive touch screen which is protected with Scratch-resistant glass and oleophobic coating. iPad Mini 4 has a smart touch screen, so you do not have to be bothered about accidental scratches. Resolution of the display is 1536 x 2048 pixels with the density of 324ppi which is same as the iPad Mini 3.

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Processor and Memory

iPad Mini 4 is equipped with Dual-core 1.5 GHz Typhoon processor which will give you the best experience, it allows you to play any of your favourite game with ease and please, a PowerVR GX6450 graphic processor with quad core technology will give the best graphic experience of games and HD definition videos. It has 2GB RAM, the system has Apple A8 Chipset under the hood, Good enough to take care of all the requirements of the user by running more efficiently.

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This combination of hardware is an excellent organization with a mini size iPad, Gaming, Multitasking, Watching High Definition videos will be more satisfactory. 128GB internal Memory gives you the liberty to install the large application and store movies and song on your device in large number.

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The iPad Mini 4 comes with iOS 10 and it is upgradable to upgradable to iOS 11, which will allow users to enjoy all advanced features of latest iOS on their iPad. In iOS 10 Apple added multiple forms of multitasking to the iPad and Night Shift mode that changes the color of the device’s display to a warmer, less “blue light” shade, to protect eyes of the users. In iOS 10 Notes have improved now you can have improved image insertion, draw sketches with different tools and advance list formatting. Apple News app is also upgraded to iOS 10 to provide you latest and relevant news intelligently, with iOS 10 and fingerprint sensor the security of your iPad is improved as iOS 10 provide 6 digit passcode verification.

Camera

Apple has a reputation for high quality of the camera, it has become a kind of tradition to capture photos from tablets. To make its consumer’s happy Apple has improved the camera in iPad Mini 4 from 5 megapixel to 8 megapixel which placed on the back side. The camera has features like auto focus, touch focus, geo-tagging, face/smile detection, HDR, these function allows you to enjoy clicking pictures with high quality.

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The secondary camera is 1.2 megapixel on the front side for taking selfies and making a video call, which is similar to the one was in iPad Mini 3. Since the iPad Mini 4 is powered by A8 chip advanced features such as Burst Mode and Slo-Mo video (120fps at 720p) are also available. Panoramas can be captured at up to 43 megapixel and look fantastic.

The rear camera support video recording at 1080p@30fps and 720p@120fps. 1080p@30fps is a fantastic quality for a video captured from a tablet, many of the rivals do not have such a better video quality in tablets. Either you capture a video or click a photo you will get accurate color and sharp details of objects. Overall very impressive feature for a tablet.

Connectivity

The cellular version supports most of the LTE bands as well as the 2G and 3G bands both GSM and CDMA, and Wi-Fi only version has Wi-Fi 802.11, dual-band and hotspot technologies. iPad Mini 4 is enabled with Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity and GPS technology and GLONASS technology in cellular version only. For the audio out put, there is a loudspeaker with stereo speakers and 3.5mm jack to get output on external speakers.

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Sensors are another feature of iPad Mini 4 which has been upgraded, it has Fingerprint (front-mounted) sensor for security, and the necessary sensor such as accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometer, With iOS 10 or iOS 11 after upgradations sensors perform better.

Battery

iPad Mini 4 is packed with Non-removable Li-Ion 5124 mAh battery, in iPad Mini 3 the battery was 6470 mAh Li-Po battery, though the power of battery has decreased as compared to the previous version they have changed is from Li-Po to Lip-Ion. 5124 mAh is still a good power for an iPad and with iOS 10 the performance of the battery has improved.

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Final Verdict

Overall the iPad Mini 4 is the best tablet available with features such as a very advanced voice assistant Siri, advanced A8 chip set with 2GB RAM and quad core graphics processor make it a high performance must have gadget. Have it in $399 is a smart deal.

 
munendra