iPad mini 4


The Apple iPad mini 4 (4th Generation) is a tablet that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2015 to 2019 as part of the iPad mini series. The tablet has been introduced on September 9, 2015, and its price started at $399.

The fourth version of the iPad mini features a Dual-Core 1.5 GHz 64-bit Apple A8 processor with Quad-Core graphics, Apple M8 motion coprocessor, 2 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 / 32 GB / 64 GB or 128 GB of flash memory, Bluetooth 4.2, Dual camera system; front 1.2 Mpix FaceTime HD camera, and rear 8.0 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, 4G / LTE data capability.

This iPad has been discontinued on March 18, 2019, and has been replaced by the iPad mini 5th Generation.

Today iPad mini 4 is 6 years old!

iPad mini 4
Source: citymac.com – iPad mini 4

iPad mini 4 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedSeptember 9, 2015 (16 GB / 64 GB and 128 GB)
September 7, 2016 (32 GB)
DiscontinuedSeptember 7, 2016 (16 GB)
March 21, 2017 (32 GB)
March 18, 2019 (64 GB and 128 GB)
Model IdentifieriPad5,1
iPad5,2
Model NumberA1550 (Wi-Fi + Cellular)
A1538 (Wi-Fi)
EMC2824
2825
Order NumberMK6J2LL/A (16 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi)
MNY12LL/A (32 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi)
MK9G2LL/A (64 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi)
MK9N2LL/A (128 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi)
MK6K2LL/A (16 GB Silver Wi-Fi)
MNY22LL/A (32 GB Silver Wi-Fi)
MK9H2LL/A (64 GB Silver Wi-Fi)
MK9P2LL/A (128 GB Silver Wi-Fi)
MK6L2LL/A (16 GB Gold Wi-Fi)
MNY32LL/A (32 GB Gold Wi-Fi)
MK9J2LL/A (64 GB Gold Wi-Fi)
MK9Q2LL/A (128 GB Gold Wi-Fi)
MK862LL/A (16 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MNWP2LL/A (32 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MK892LL/A (64 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MK8D2LL/A (128 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MK872LL/A (16 GB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MNWQ2LL/A (32 GB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MK8A2LL/A (64 GB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MK8E2LL/A (128 GB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MK882LL/A (16 GB Gold Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MNWR2LL/A (32 GB Gold Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MK8C2LL/A (64 GB Gold Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MK8F2LL/A (128 GB Gold Wi-Fi + Cellular)
Original Price$399 (16 GB Wi-Fi)
$399 (32 GB Wi-Fi)
$499 (64 GB Wi-Fi)
$599 (128 GB Wi-Fi)
$529 (16 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
$529 (32 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
$629 (64 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
$729 (128 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
ColorsSpace Gray
Silver
Gold
Weight0.65 – 0.67 Ibs. – 294 – 303 Grams
Dimensions8” H x 5.3” W x 0.24″ D
20.32 cm H x 13.46 cm W x 0.6 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorApple A8
Processor Speed1.5 GHz
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores2
CoprocessorApple M8 motion
Cache64 KB L1
1 MB L2

Storage

Storage16 GB
32 GB
64 GB
128 GB

Memory

Memory2 GB LPDDR3

Graphics

Graphics CardPowerVR GX6450
Number of Cores4

Display

Display7.9″ high-resolution Retina widescreen LCD IPS Display
Resolution2048 x 1536
Pixel Density326 ppi
Brightness450 cd/m2
InputMulti-Touch

Controls

ButtonsVolume + / –
Home
Sleep / Wake up

Sensors

SensorsTouch ID
Ambient light
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Barometer

Connections

Networks*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, 28, 29, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Wi-Fi802.11a/b/g/n/ac dual-channel (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) HT80 with MIMO
BluetoothBluetooth 4.2
SIM slotnano-SIM*
Ports1 – Lightning port
1 – 3.5-mm headphone jack
Camera1 – 1.2 Mpix front FaceTime HD camera
1 – 8.0 Mpix rear camera
LocationAssisted GPS*
GLONASS*
iBeacon microlocation
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 9.0
Maximum OSThe latest release of iPadOS
Intelligent AssistantSiri
AirDropSupported
HandoffSupported
System RequirementsOS X 10.8.5 or later
Windows 7 or later

Power

Battery19.1 W Rechargeable Lithium-Polymer
Battery Capacity5124 mAh
Battery LifeUp to 10 hours
Power AdapterApple 10W USB Power Adapter

References:
Apple Support – iPad mini 4: Technical Specifications

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