Apple unveiled the long-awaited compact model tablet computer iPad mini second generation. The product introduced by Apple CEO Global Marketing Phil Schiller .
This time, Apple is better able to keep secret details about the device than in the case of the iPhone 5s, the characteristics of which were leaked to the media long before the announcement . However, the big surprise of the presentation also was not: the company has successfully withstood the balance between functionality and price trends .
The new iPad mini has kept the form factor of the original model with a 7.9 -inch display , but was improved Retina- display with a full-size Apple- tablet of 2048×1536 pixels . Due to this the developers do not have to optimize applications , re-drawing graphics. The first version of the device , we recall, stopped at a resolution of 1024×768 pixels .
iPad mini with Retina display to keep the design of the first model . On the bottom edge is two rows of holes for the speakers , as well as a new connector Lightning; side – swing volume and mute button . The top panel is the audio input for headphones and power button . Housing tablet entirely made of aluminum.
IPad mini in front of the camera is FaceTime, and behind – 5 megapixel with autofocus and support for recording 1080p. Quality camera plays in mobile devices increasingly important role , so Apple has not deprived her mini- tablet . iPad mini with Retina display got a 2 -core A7. Company equips them full-size tablets iPad Air.
The handset is on hand in a couple of configurations . Within the sale will go to the gadgets sixteen, 32 and sixty four GB of reminiscence, Wi-Fi most effective or + 3G, a silver and grey colours. Costs begin at $399 for the simplest of the 2d technology ( 16GB , Wi-Fi) to 659 bucks per heaped model ( 64GB , Wi-Fi + LTE). Gross sales of the brand new iPad mini in the USA and different nations of the ” first wave ” will start on occasion in November.