iPad mini 2019

The Apple iPad mini 5th Generation (iPad mini 2019) is a tablet that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2019 to 2021 as part of the iPad mini series. The tablet has been introduced on March 18, 2019, and its price started at $399.

The fifth version of the iPad mini features a Six-Core 2.5 GHz 64-bit Apple A12 Bionic processor with Quad-Core graphics, Apple M12 coprocessor, 3 GB of RAM, 7.9″ Retina LED-backlit LCD IPS Display with True Tone, fingerprint identity Touch ID sensor built into the Home button, Wi-Fi, 64 GB or 256 GB of flash memory, Bluetooth 5.0, Dual camera system; front 7 Mpix FaceTime Full HD camera, and rear 8 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, 3G, 4G / LTE data capability.

The iPad Mini 2019 features the upgraded front camera system of the 7 Megapixel (1080p) camera used since 2016 starting with the iPhone 7 and continuing with the iPhone Xs, while the rear camera system continues with the older 8 Megapixel (1080p) used since the iPad Air 2 in 2014, so it cannot record in 4K.

The iPad mini uses a Lightning port and has a headphone jack. It has a True Tone display, which allows the LCD to adapt to ambient lighting to change its color and intensity in different environments. It also has a wide color display (Display P3 color gamut), which means it can show more vibrant colors compared to the previous generation.

The Apple A12 Bionic chip powering the iPad Mini 2019 has a 66% higher clock speed than its predecessor, which had a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor; (the Apple A8 in the previous generation was clocked higher than in the iPhone 6). The Apple A12 Bionic chip has a 2.5 GHz six-core processor. The iPad Mini 5th Gen is 3x faster than the iPad Mini 4 and supports Apple Pencil (1st Generation).

This iPad has been discontinued on September 14, 2021, has been replaced by the iPad mini 6th Generation.

Today iPad mini 5th Generation is 3 years old!

iPad mini 2019
Source: pinterest.com – iPad mini 2019

iPad mini 5th Generation Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedMarch 18, 2019
DiscontinuedSeptember 14, 2021
Model IdentifieriPad11,1
iPad11,2
Model NumberA2133 (Wi-Fi)
A2124 (Wi-Fi + Cellular)
A2125 (Wi-Fi + Cellular)
A2126 (Wi-Fi + Cellular)
EMC3313
3314
Order NumberMUQW2LL/A (64 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi)
MUQX2LL/A (64 GB Silver Wi-Fi)
MUQY2LL/A (64 GB Gold Wi-Fi)
MUU32LL/A (256 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi)
MUU52LL/A (256 GB Silver Wi-Fi)
MUU62LL/A (256 GB Gold Wi-Fi)
MUXF2LL/A (64 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MUXG2LL/A (64 GB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MUXH2LL/A (64 GB Gold Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MUXM2LL/A (256 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MUXN2LL/A (256 GB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MUXP2LL/A (256 GB Gold Wi-Fi + Cellular)
Original Price$399 (64 GB Wi-Fi)
$549 (256 GB Wi-Fi)
$529 (64 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
$679 (256 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
ColorsSpace Gray
Silver
Gold
Weight0.65 – 0.68 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 A12 Bionic
Processor Speed2.5 GHz
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores6 (2 – high-performance and 4 – high-efficiency)
CoprocessorApple M12
Cache128 KB L1
8 MB L2

Storage

Storage64 GB
256 GB

Memory

Memory3 GB LPDDR4X

Graphics

Graphics CardApple GPU
Number of Cores4

Display

Display7.9″ Retina LED-backlit LCD IPS Display with True Tone
Resolution2048 x 1536
Color GamutWide color gamut P3
Pixel Density326 ppi
Refresh Rate60 Hz
Brightness500 cd/m2
InputMulti-Touch
Apple Pencil (1st Generation)

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)
Gigabit-class LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 29, 30, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 66, 71
Wi-Fi802.11a/b/g/n/ac dual-channel (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) HT80 with MIMO
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
SIM slot*nano-SIM (A2125)
nano-SIM and Apple SIM (eSIM) (A2124 and A2126)
Ports1 – Lightning port
1 – 3.5-mm headphone jack
Camera1 – 7 Mpix front FaceTime Full HD camera
1 – 8 Mpix rear camera
LocationAssisted GPS*
GLONASS*
iBeacon microlocation
Digital compass
Audio In2 – Microphones
Audio Out2 – Stereo Speakers
*Cellular version only

Media

Audio FormatsAAC (8 to 320 Kbps)
Protected AAC (from iTunes Store)
HE-AAC
MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps)
MP3 VBR
Dolby Digital (AC-3)
Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3)
Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+)
Apple Lossless
AIFF
WAV
Video FormatsH.264 video up to 4K, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.2 with AAC‑LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio or Dolby Audio up to 1008 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo or multichannel 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 per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio or Dolby Audio up to 1008 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo or multichannel audio, in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M‑JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format
Video Recording Formats1080p HD video recording at 30 fps
Slo‑mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps

Software

Original OSiOS 12.2
Maximum OSThe latest release of iPadOS
Intelligent AssistantSiri
AirDropSupported
HandoffSupported
System RequirementsOS X 10.11.6 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 (5th generation): Technical Specifications

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