iPad mini 3
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iPad mini 3


The Apple iPad mini 3 (3rd Generation) is a tablet that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2014 to 2015 as part of the iPad series. The tablet has been introduced on 16 October 2014, and its price started at $399. The third version of iPad mini features Dual-Core 1.3 GHz 64-bit Apple A7 processor with Quad-Core graphics, Apple M7 motion coprocessor, 1 GB of RAM, 7.9″ high-resolution Retina multi-touch widescreen LCD IPS Display, fingerprint identity Touch ID sensor built into the Home button, Wi-Fi, 16 GB / 64 GB or 128 GB of flash memory, Bluetooth 4.0, Dual camera system; front 1.2 Mpix FaceTime HD camera, and rear 5.0 Mpix camera with 1080p video recording capability, accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, digital compass, Lightning port, 3.5-mm headphone jack, and an optional version with GPS, and 4G / LTE data capability. This iPad has been discontinued on 9 September 2015 and has been replaced by the iPad mini 4.

The iPad mini 3 uses almost exactly the same design as that of the iPad mini 2, with the addition of Touch ID. Additionally, with the announcement of iPad mini 3 and iPad Air 2, Apple added the gold color option to the existing silver and space gray color choices of iPads.

Today iPad mini 3 is 6 years old!

iPad mini 3 – General information

Overview

Introduced16 October 2014
Discontinued9 September 2015
Model IdentifieriPad4,7
iPad4,8
Model NumberA1599 (Wi-Fi)
A1600 (Wi-Fi + Cellular)
A1601 (Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
EMC2848
2849
Order NumberMGNR2LL/A (16 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi)
MMGGQ2LL/A (64 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi)
MGP32LL/A (128 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi)
MGNV2LL/A (16 GB Silver Wi-Fi)
MGGT2LL/A (64 GB Silver Wi-Fi)
MGP42LL/A (128 GB Silver Wi-Fi)
MGYE2LL/A (16 GB Gold Wi-Fi)
MGY92LL/A (64 GB Gold Wi-Fi)
MGYK2LL/A (128 GB Gold Wi-Fi)
MH3E2LL/A (16 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MH372LL/A (64 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MH3L2LL/A (128 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MH3F2LL/A (16 GB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MH382LL/A (64 GB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MH3M2LL/A (128 GB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MH3G2LL/A (16 GB Gold Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MH392LL/A (64 GB Gold Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MH3N2LL/A (128 GB Gold Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MGPV2CH/A (16 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
MGQ02CH/A (64 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
MGQ22CH/A (128 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
MGPW2CH/A (16 GB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
MGQ12CH/A (64 GB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
MGQ32CH/A (128 GB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
MGYY2CH/A (16 GB Gold Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
MGYW2CH/A (64 GB Gold Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
MH012CH/A (128 GB Gold Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
Price$399 (16 GB Wi-Fi)
$499 (64 GB Wi-Fi)
$599 (128 GB Wi-Fi)
$529 (16 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
$629 (64 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
$729 (128 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
ColorsSpace Gray
Silver
Gold
Weight0.73 – 0.75 Ibs. – 311 – 340 Grams
Dimensions7.87” H x 5.3” W x 0.29″ D
19.98 cm H x 13.46 cm W x 0.73 cm D

Hardware

Processor

ProcessorApple A7
Processor Speed1.3 GHz
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores2
CoprocessorApple M7 motion
Cache64 KB L1
1 MB L2

Storage

Storage16 GB
64 GB
128 GB

Memory

Memory1 GB LPDDR3

Graphics

Graphics CardPowerVR G6430
Number of Cores4

Display

Display7.9″ high-resolution Retina widescreen LCD IPS Display
Resolution2048 x 1536
Pixel Density326 ppi
InputMulti-Touch

Controls

ButtonsVolume + / –
Home
Sleep / Wake up
Silence / Rotation

Sensors

SensorsTouch ID
Ambient light
Accelerometer
Three-axis gyroscope

Connections

Networks*A1600:
UMTS/​HSPA/​HSPA+/​DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B (800, 1900 MHz)
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26)

A1601:
UMTS (WCDMA)/​HSPA/​HSPA+/​DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
TD-SCDMA (1900 (F), 2000 (A))
FDD-LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40)
Wi-Fi802.11a/b/g/n dual-channel (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) and MIMO
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
SIM slotnano-SIM*
Ports1 – Lightning port
1 – 3.5-mm headphone jack
Camera1 – 1.2 Mpix front FaceTime HD camera
1 – 5.0 Mpix rear camera
LocationAssisted GPS*
GLONASS*
Digital compass
Audio In2 – Microphones
Audio Out2 – Stereo Speakers
*Cellular version only

Media

Audio FormatsHE-AAC (V1 and V2)
AAC (8 to 320 Kbps)
Protected AAC (from iTunes Store)
MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps)
MP3 VBR
Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+)
Apple Lossless
AIFF
WAV
Video FormatsH.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats
MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats

Software

Original OSiOS 8.1
Maximum OSiOS 12.4.8
Intelligent AssistantSiri
AirDropSupported
HandoffSupported
System RequirementsMac OS X 10.6.8 or later
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 3 or later

Power

Battery23.8 W Rechargeable Lithium-Polymer
Battery Capacity6471 mAh
Battery LifeUp to 10 hours
Power AdapterApple 10W USB Power Adapter

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