With the launch of the new iPad Mini with Retina display, Apple now offers two different versions of the iPad Mini at different price points.
The iPad Mini retails for $299 and comes with 16GB of built in storage, the iPad Mini with Retina display retails for $399 and it comes with a choice of 16GB, 32GB, 62GB or 128GB of built in storage, there are also cellular models of both devices.
Let us have a look at the hardware on the two tablets, first up is the processor, the iPad Mini comes with an Apple A5 processor, the iPad Mini with Retina Display features a 64-bit Apple A7 processor.
The main difference between the iPad Mini and the iPad Mini is the Retina display, the non Retina model has a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels, where as the Retina version features a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels.
The cameras are the same on both devices, up front we have a FaceTime HD camera which can take 1.2 megapixel photos and record 720p HD video.
On the back of both models of the iPad Mini there is a 5 megapixel iSight camera, which can record full HD video in 1080p and also snap five megapixel photos.
The rests of the specifications on both devices are the same, so it really depends on whether or not you want the Retina display and the new Apple A7 processor, you can find out more details about both devcies over at Apple.