Apple Announces iPad Mini 4 for $399, Lowers iPad Mini 2 Price to $269

Apple today announced the iPad mini 4 at its "Hey Siri" media event in San Francisco. The tablet is virtually a 7.9-inch version of the iPad Air 2 and is 6.1mm in thickness, which is 18% thinner than the previous generation. The tablet also weighs just 0.65 pounds with a 30% faster CPU and 60% faster graphics than the iPad Mini 3.

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The new tablet also has all of the expected improvements in its camera, with advanced optics, an improved sensor, and an Apple‑designed image signal processor. The iPad Mini 4 includes Touch ID and uses new iOS 9 features like Slide Over, Split View, and Picture in Picture to provide users with a more robust and economical mobile experience.

iPad Mini 4 is available in Space Gray, Gold, and Silver for $399 (16GB), $499 (64GB), and $599 (128GB), including cellular options. Apple has dropped the iPad mini 3 from its lineup, while the iPad mini 2 is available for $269.

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Top Rated Comments

daneoni Avatar
114 months ago
I'm starting to think they have too many products. Should be 1 mini, 1 Air and 1 Pro. This is plain confusing. Similar issue with the MacBook lineup.

Also with OSes. tvOS, Mac OS, Watch OS, iOS.

Keep it simple Apple.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Razeus Avatar
114 months ago
iPad mini continues to get no love from Apple. None.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
kazmac Avatar
114 months ago
If the resolution & color gamut are fixed, great. I wonder if it also has 2GB of Ram? That would get me to look at it more seriously.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
twoodcc Avatar
114 months ago
but does it have 2GB of RAM?
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Mr. Donahue Avatar
114 months ago
Okay I'm glad they haven't ditched the Mini but wow!!!! The Mini got one sentence!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! "IPad Mini 4 will be the current iPad Air 2 in 'Mini' form" -
That's it?! Ugh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! There's something lackluster and .... Disappointing about it. Like reaching for an ice cold beverage and it's a little flat.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
kaiseryeahhh Avatar
114 months ago
In the web of apple says an A8 processor not an A8X processor.
1Gb of ram again?
No split view?
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)