During yesterdays Apple media event the company unveiled its new flagship iPad Air 2 and its new iPad Mini 3, as well as its new Apple Retina 5K iMac and launched their new Apple OS X Yosemite operating system which is now available to download.
Apple has equipped their new iPad Mini 3 with its new TouchID security feature that allows users to log into their device using their fingerprint rather than the four digit pin number.
Unfortunately Apple hasn’t included a new A8X processor or M8 graphics chip within the new iPad Mini 3 tablet as they have done in a new flagship iPad Air 2 iOS tablet. But have included the same A7 chip with 64-bit architecture and M7 motion coprocessor but is currently within the iPad Mini 2 and old iPad Air.
The iPad Mini 3 is also equipped with a Retina 7.9-inch LED‑backlit multi‑touch IPS display providing users with a Retina display resolution of 2048×1536 resolution at 326 pixels per inch (ppi).
The iPad Mini 3 is exactly the same size as previous devices and measures 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm in thickness and weighs in at 331 g for a wireless version and 341 g for the wireless and cellular version.
All other specifications are also identical to the previous version and included a five megapixel iSight camera that provides users with Autofocus, Face detection, Backside illumination, Five-element lens and an ƒ/2.4 aperture. Together with 1080p HD video recording with Video stabilisation, Face detection, Backside illumination, 3x video zoom and Time-lapse video
The new Apple iPad Mini 3 which will be available in either 16, 64 or 128GB sizes for more information on the new Apple iPad Mini 3 iOS tablet jump over to the Apple website via the link below for details and the ability to pre-order later today with the addition of the Gold finish to the range. Apple explains :
“iOS 8 is our most advanced mobile OS ever, with features that make iPad mini 3 even more indispensable. Continuity lets you start a project on one device and ﬁnish it on another. Family Sharing lets up to six people in your family share films, books, music and apps.
With iCloud Drive you can safely store any kind of document and access it from any device. In fact, every feature in iOS 8 is designed to work seamlessly with iPad mini, taking full advantage of its powerful A7 chip, ultra-fast wireless and brilliant Retina display.”
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