Apple iPad mini (2021)

Apple iPad mini (2021)
  • Exp. release 2021, September 24 293g (Wi-Fi) / 297g (Wi-Fi + Cellular), 6.3mm thickness iPadOS 15 64GB/256GB storage, no card slot
  • Hexa-core Apple GPU (5-core) Nano-SIM, eSIM USB Type-C 3.1, DisplayPort
  • 8.3" 1488x2266 pixels
  • 8MP 1080p
  •   Apple A15 Bionic
  •   Li-Ion

Apple iPad mini (2021) overview

Apple iPad mini (2021) is a tablet that runs on iPadOS. It is expected to be release 2021, September 24. Apple iPad mini (2021) has 8.3 inch, Liquid Retina IPS LCD, 500 nits (typ), a resolution of 1488 x 2266 pixels screen with Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating. It uses Apple A15 Bionic (5 nm) chipset, Hexa-core CPU, Apple GPU (5-core) GPU. It supports 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G networks with Nano-SIM, eSIM. It has 8MP Single main camera, 12MP Single selfie camera. It uses Li-Ion, non-removable (19.3 Wh) battery.

Score the key features of Apple iPad mini (2021) compared to the other tablets on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 92 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 35 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 82 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: N/A points
  • Price: N/A points

Apple iPad mini (2021) full specifications


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE
5G bands SA/NSA
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G


Announced 2021, September 14
Status Coming soon


Dimensions 195.4 x 134.8 x 6.3 mm (7.69 x 5.31 x 0.25 in)
Weight 293 g (Wi-Fi) / 297 g (Wi-Fi + Cellular) (10.34 oz)
Build Glass front, aluminum back, aluminum frame
  Stylus support (2nd gen only)


Type Liquid Retina IPS LCD, 500 nits (typ)
Size 8.3 inches, 203.9 cm2 (~77.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1488 x 2266 pixels, 3:2 ratio (~327 ppi density)
Protection Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
  Wide color gamut True-tone


OS iPadOS 15
Chipset Apple A15 Bionic (5 nm)
CPU Hexa-core
GPU Apple GPU (5-core)


Card slot No
Internal 64GB, 256GB


Single 12 MP, f/1.8, (wide), AF
Features Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected]/25/30/60fps, [email protected]/30/60/120/240fps; gyro-EIS


Single 12 MP, f/2.4, 122˚ (ultrawide)
Features HDR
Video [email protected]/30/60fps, gyro-EIS


Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No


WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (Wi‑Fi + Cellular model only)
Radio No
USB USB Type-C 3.1, DisplayPort


Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometer
  Siri natural language commands and dictation


Type Li-Ion, non-removable (19.3 Wh)
Talk time Up to 10 h (multimedia)


Colors Space Gray, Pink, Purple, Starlight
Models A2568

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