Apple released their new Retina iPad Mini yesterday, and the device has already been benchmarked, we already know that it features a 64-bit Apple A7 processor, but the benchmarks have revealed that the A7 in the Retina iPad Mini is clocked at 1.3GHz.
This is the same as the A7 processor in the iPhone 5S, where as the A7 processor in the new iPad Air is clocked at 1.4GHz, the new Retina iPad Mini seems to have a significant performance improvement over the original iPad Mini.
The original iPad Mini score 261 in the single core test and 493 in the multi-core test, and the Retina iPad Mini scored 1390 in the single core test and 2512 in the multi-core test, this is an improvement of five times that or the original iPad Mini.
As well as the new Apple A7 processor, the new iPad Mini features a 7.9 inch Retina display with a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels, the device comes in a range of storage sizes.
You can choose from a 16GB, 32GB, 64GB or 128GB Retina iPad Mini, the tablet also comes in a WiFi only model and a WiFi and cellular model.
Prices for the Retina iPad Mini start at $399 for the WiFi only model and $529 for the WiFi and Cellular model, the top end Cellular 128GB Retina iPad Mini retails for $829.
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