iPad mini


The Apple iPad mini (1st Generation) is a tablet that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2012 to 2015 as part of the iPad mini series. The tablet has been introduced on October 23, 2012, and its price started at $329.

The mini version of the iPad features a Dual-Core 1 GHz Apple A5 processor, 512 MB of RAM, 7.9″ multi-touch widescreen LCD IPS Display, Wi-Fi, 16 GB / 32 GB / 64 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This iPad mini has been discontinued on June 19, 2015, and has been replaced by the iPad mini 2.

Today iPad mini is 9 years old!

iPad mini
Source: pinterest.com – iPad mini

iPad mini Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedOctober 23, 2012
DiscontinuedOctober 22, 2013 (32 GB and 64 GB)
June 19, 2015 (16 GB)
Model IdentifieriPad2,5
iPad2,6
iPad2,7
Model NumberA1454
A1455
A1432
EMC2608
2609
2607
Order NumberMD528LL/A (16 GB Black Wi-Fi)
MD531LL/A (16 GB White Wi-Fi)
MF432LL/A (16 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi)
MD529LL/A (32 GB Black Wi-Fi)
MD532LL/A (32 GB White Wi-Fi)
MD530LL/A (64 GB Black Wi-Fi)
MD533LL/A (64 GB White Wi-Fi)
MD534LL/A (16 GB Black Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MD537LL/A (16 GB White Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MF442LL/A (16 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MD535LL/A (32 GB Black Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MD538LL/A (32 GB White Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MD536LL/A (64 GB Black Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MD539LL/A (64 GB White Wi-Fi + Cellular)
ME215LL/A (16 GB Black Sprint)
MD540LL/A (16 GB Black Verizon)
MF453LL/A (16 GB Space Gray Sprint)
MF450LL/A (16 GB Space Gray Verizon)
ME216LL/A (32 GB Black Sprint)
MD541LL/A (32 GB Black Verizon)
ME217LL/A (64 GB Black Sprint)
MD542LL/A (64 GB Black Verizon)
ME218LL/A (16 GB White Sprint)
MD543LL/A (16 GB White Verizon)
ME219LL/A (32 GB White Sprint)
MD544LL/A (32 GB White Verizon)
ME220LL/A (64 GB White Sprint)
MD545LL/A (64 GB White Verizon)
Original Price$329 (16 GB Wi-Fi)
$429 (32 GB Wi-Fi)
$529 (64 GB Wi-Fi)
$459 (16 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
$559 (32 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
$659 (64 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
ColorsBlack
Space Gray
White
Weight0.68 – 0.69 Ibs. – 308 – 312 Grams
Dimensions7.87” H x 5.3” W x 0.28″ D
19.98 cm H x 13.46 cm W x 0.71 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorApple A5
Processor Speed1 GHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores2
Cache32 KB L1
1 MB L2

Storage

Storage16 GB
32 GB
64 GB

Memory

Memory512 MB DDR2

Graphics

Graphics CardPowerVR SGX543MP2
Number of Cores2

Display

Display7.9″ widescreen LCD IPS Display
Resolution1024 x 768
Pixel Density163 ppi
InputMulti-Touch

Controls

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

Sensors

SensorsAmbient light
Accelerometer
Three-axis gyroscope

Connections

Networks4G LTE (Bands 1, 3, 4, 5, 13, 17, 25)*
UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz)*
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)*
CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz) Rev. B (800, 1900, 2100 MHz)**
Wi-Fi802.11a/b/g/n
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 InMicrophone
Audio Out2 – Stereo Speakers
*Wi-Fi + Cellular version only
**Wi-Fi + Cellular CDMA 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 6.0.1
Maximum OSiOS 9.3.5 (Wi-Fi version)
iOS 9.3.6 (Wi-Fi + Cellular version)
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

Battery16.3 W Rechargeable Lithium-Polymer
Battery Capacity4440 mAh
Battery LifeUp to 10 hours
Power AdapterApple 5W USB Power Adapter

References:
Apple Support – iPad mini: Technical Specifications

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