Apple brings major changes to the 2021 iPad mini

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Apple’s iPad is the world’s best tablet. No matter you are an Apple fan you will fall in love with the iPad. Besides launching the iPhone 13 model phones, Apple also unveiled the 2021 iPad mini. Apple finally brings major changes to the 2021 iPad mini.

First of all, it has a brand new design which is similar to the iPhone 12 series and also the iPad Air. It exactly looks like the mini version of the iPad Air. The iPad mini also comes in four new colours which are Space Grey, Purple, Starlight and Pink. Similar to the iPad Air, it has a built-in Touch ID in the power button. It even supports the 2nd gen Apple Pencil so you can attach it to the side of the iPad mini.

2021 iPad mini Technical Specifications

For display wise, the iPad mini features an 8.3″ Liquid Retina Display. Similar to the 5th gen iPad mini, the 6th gen iPad mini comes together with a P3 display and True Tone display. Under the hood, the 2021 iPad mini runs on the Apple A15 Bionic chip similar to the iPhone 13 phones. The A15 Bionic chip comes with a 6-core CPU, 5-core GPU and a 16-core neural engine.

Over at the camera section, it has a single 12MP wide rear camera and a 12MP ultra-wide front camera. With this 12MP ultra-wide front camera, the 2021 iPad mini also supports Apple’s centre stage feature. Using this feature, the iPad mini will automatically zoom in and out based on the number of people are in the frame. It even supports 4K video recording at 60fps similar to the other iPad models.

For the first time ever Apple is bringing 5G to the all-new iPad mini. It even supports the latest WiFi 6 technology. The best part is Apple has finally transitioned from a lightning port to USB-C. This means you can use any USB-C cable to charge your iPad or even transfer data to your computer.

2021 iPad Mini Pricing & Availability

The new iPad mini is priced at RM2,299 for the 64GB WiFi model. Whereas the 64GB cellular model is priced at RM2,949. Apple is only offering the two storage options iPad mini. You can either choose the 64GB model or the 256GB, model. The 256GB wifi model is priced at RM2,949 and the cellular model is priced at RM3,599.

However, at the moment of writing this post, it seems Apple hasn’t really updated the launch date of the iPad mini in Malaysia. Interestingly, Apple seems to include the charging adapter for the iPad mini package.

In conclusion, this new iPad mini is suitable for every type of user. Even kids should be able to use the 2021 iPad mini for their daily activities as well. To know more about the new iPad mini visit Apple’s official iPad mini page.

Raaj Lokanathan
Raaj Lokanathan
A software engineer as a profession. A tech blogger as a passion.

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