Close-in view of iPad Mini

Close-in view of iPad Mini
Close-in view of iPad Mini

 

In brief, here are the key differences between the new Apple iPad Mini (announced at 10:00am PT today) and the iPad (with Retina display):

  • At $329, the iPad Mini 16GB WiFi is $170 less than the iPad 16GB WiFi with Retina display
  • The 7.87-inch tall, the iPad Mini is 1.63 inches shorter than the iPad
  • At 5.3 inches wide, the Mini is 2.01 inches narrower
  • At 0.28 inches deep, the Mini is 0.09 inches thinner
  • The 0.68 pound Mini is 0.76 pounds lighter than the iPad
  • The iPad Mini uses a 7.9-inch diagonal LED-backlit display with 1,024 x 768 resolution instead of a 9.7-inch diagonal LED-backlit Retina display with 2,048 x 1536 resolution
  • The Dual-core A5 chip is used on the iPad Mini instead of the Dual-core A6X chip used  on the iPad

 

New iPad Mini at Apple Press Event

Phillip Schiller of Apple holds the new iPad Mini

 

Phillip Schiller of Apple shows the iPad Mini verus the iPad

IPad Mini versus iPad at the Apple launch

 

Close-in view of iPad Mini

Close-in view of iPad Mini

 

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