Apple Announce iPad mini – Here’s What You Need to Know

Amongst a huge raft of other announcements, Apple have just launched their latest iOS device, the “iPad mini”. With a lower cost and a smaller form factor more of these may find their way onto our walls and into our laps for home automation system control.  Here are the details…

iPad mini

  • Aluminium Body, 7.2mm thick, 0.68 lbs
  • 7.9″ IPS Display, 1024 x 768 (non-retina)
  • A5 Dual Core CPU
  • HD Facetime Front camera
  • 5MP iSight rear camera
  • LTE available, Dual band WiFi
  • Black or White
  • Lightning Connector
  • 10 hour battery
  • From £269 / $329 for 16GB Wifi
  • Pre-order this Friday – Available November 2nd

iPad 4th Gen

  • A6X CPU – doubles graphics and cpu performance
  • HD Facetime Camera
  • More LTE 4G Compatibility
  • Dual Band Wifi – up to 2x as fast
  • Lighting Connector

Other Announcements Today

  • 13 inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display, 2560×1600, IPS
  • Mac mini range updated with Ivy Bridge, Intel 4000 gfx, USB3
  • New iMac design, 5mm thick at edge, no optical drive, 21.5″ or 27″ IPS (non-retina), ships Nov.
  • New Lighting Adaptors for VGA, HDMI, Camera
  • 275,000 proper tablet apps
  • iBooks – New version with iCloud integration, more languages, social media sharing options
  • 100 Million iPads now sold (in 2.5 years).

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