iPad mini Technical Specifications

 
Wi-Fi models
Wi-Fi + Cellular models
Finish

Silver

Space Grey

Gold

Space Grey, Silver, Gold

Capacity1
  • 64GB
  • 256GB
Size and Weight2
203.2 mm
(8.0 inches)
134.8 mm
(5.3 inches)
6.1 mm
(0.24 inch)

Wi-Fi models

300.5 grams (0.66 pound)

Wi-Fi + Cellular models

308.2 grams (0.68 pound)

Buttons and Connectors
3.5-mm
headphone jack
Stereo

speakers
On/Off
Sleep/Wake
Home/Touch ID sensor
Dual
microphones
Volume
up/down
Nano-SIM tray
(Wi-Fi + Cellular
models)
Lightning
connector
In the Box
  • iPad mini
  • Lightning to USB Cable
  • USB Power Adapter
Display
7.9″ Retina display
  • Retina display
  • 7.9-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi-Touch display
  • 2048-by-1536 resolution at 326 pixels per inch (ppi)
  • Wide colour display (P3)
  • True Tone display
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Fully laminated display
  • Antireflective coating
  • 1.8 per cent reflectivity
  • 500 nits brightness
  • Supports Apple Pencil
Chip
  • A12 Bionic chip with 64‑bit architecture
  • Neural Engine
  • Embedded M12 coprocessor
Camera
  • 8‑megapixel photos
  • ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • Five-element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • Backside illumination
  • Live Photos
  • Wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos
  • Autofocus
  • Panorama (up to 43 megapixels)
  • HDR for photos
  • Exposure control
  • Burst mode
  • Tap to focus
  • Timer mode
  • Auto image stabilisation
  • Photo geotagging
Video Recording
  • 1080p HD video recording
  • Slow motion (240 fps)
  • Time‑lapse video with stabilisation
  • Video image stabilisation
  • 3× video zoom
  • Video geotagging
FaceTime HD Camera
  • 7-megapixel photos
  • ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • Retina Flash
  • Wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos
  • Auto HDR for photos and videos
  • Backside illumination
  • Burst mode
  • Exposure control
  • Timer mode
Video Calling3
  • FaceTime video
  • iPad to any FaceTime-enabled device over Wi-Fi or a mobile network
Audio Calling3
  • FaceTime audio
  • iPad to any FaceTime-enabled device over Wi-Fi or a mobile network
Speakers

Stereo speakers

Microphones

Dual microphones for calls, video recording and audio recording

Mobile and Wireless

All models

  • Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac); simultaneous dual band (2.4GHz and 5GHz); HT80 with MIMO
  • Bluetooth 5.0 technology

Wi-Fi + Cellular models

  • UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • Gigabit-class LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 29, 30, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 66, 71)4
  • Data only5
  • eSIM6

Learn more about mobile data

SIM Card6
  • Nano‑SIM (supports Apple SIM)
  • eSIM
Location

All models

  • Digital compass
  • Wi-Fi
  • iBeacon microlocation

Wi-Fi + Cellular models

  • Built‑in GPS/GNSS
  • Mobile data
Sensors
  • Touch ID
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Ambient light sensor
Touch ID
  • Unlock iPad
  • Secure personal data within apps
  • Make purchases from the iTunes Store, the App Store and Apple Books
Apple Pay
  • Pay with your iPad using Touch ID within selected apps and on participating websites

Learn more about Apple Pay

Siri7
  • Use your voice to send messages, set reminders and more
  • Use your iPad hands-free
  • Listen to and identify songs

Learn more about Siri

Power and Battery8

All models

  • Built-in 19.1-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery
  • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video or listening to music
  • Charging via USB to a computer system or power adapter

Wi-Fi + Cellular models

  • Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using a mobile data network
Operating System

iPadOS

iPadOS comes with powerful features and built-in apps designed to take advantage of the unique capabilities of iPad.

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Accessibility

Accessibility features help people with disabilities get the most out of their new iPad mini. With built-in support for vision, hearing, physical and motor skills, and learning and literacy, you can create and do amazing things. Learn more

Features include:

  • VoiceOver
  • Voice Control
  • Zoom
  • Magnifier
  • Siri and Dictation
  • Switch Control
  • Closed Captions
  • AssistiveTouch
  • Speak Screen
Built-in Apps

App Store
Books
Calendar
Camera
Clock
Contacts
FaceTime
Files
Find My
Home
iTunes Store
Mail
Maps
Measure
Messages
Music
Notes
Photo Booth
Photos
Podcasts
Reminders
Safari
Settings
Shortcuts
Siri
Stocks
Tips
TV
Voice
Memos
Free Apps from Apple

Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iMovie, GarageBand, iTunes U, Clips and the Apple Store app are preinstalled on iPad.

Pages
Numbers
Keynote
iMovie
GarageBand
iTunes U
Apple Store
Remote
Music
Memos
Clips
Swift
 Playgrounds
Shortcuts
Support
System Requirements
  • Apple ID (required for some features)
  • Internet access9

Syncing to a Mac or PC requires:

  • macOS Catalina 10.15 using the Finder
  • macOS El Capitan 10.11.6 through macOS Mojave 10.14.6 using iTunes 12.8 or later
  • Windows 7 or later using iTunes 12.10 or later (free download from itunes.com/nz/download)
Languages

Language support

English (Australia, UK, US), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional, Traditional Hong Kong), French (Canada, France), German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Arabic, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

QuickType keyboard support

English (Australia, Canada, India, Singapore, UK, U.S.), Chinese - Simplified (Handwriting, Pinyin QWERTY, Pinyin 10 Key, Shuangpin, Stroke), Chinese - Traditional (Cangjie, Handwriting, Pinyin QWERTY, Pinyin 10 Key, Shuangpin, Stroke, Sucheng, Zhuyin), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese (Kana, Romaji), Korean (2-Set, 10 Key), Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Albanian, Arabic (Modern Standard, Najdi), Armenian, Assamese, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Belarusian, Bodo, Bulgarian, Burmese, Cantonese - Traditional (Cangjie, Handwriting, Stroke, Sucheng), Catalan, Cherokee, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dhivehi, Dogri, Dutch, Emoji, Estonian, Faroese, Filipino, Finnish, Flemish, Georgian, Greek, Gujarati, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi (Devanagari, Latin, Transliteration), Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Kannada, Kashmiri (Arabic, Devanagari), Kazakh, Khmer, Konkani (Devanagari), Kurdish (Arabic, Latin), Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Maithili (Bangla), Malay (Arabic, Latin), Malayalam, Maltese, Manipuri (Bangla, Meetei Mayek), Maori, Marathi, Mongolian, Nepali, Norwegian, Odia, Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Sanskrit, Santali (Devanagari, Ol Chiki), Serbian (Cyrillic, Latin), Sindhi (Arabic, Devanagari), Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Swahili, Swedish, Tajik, Tamil (Anjal, Tamil 99), Telugu, Thai, Tibetan, Tongan, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek (Arabic, Cyrillic, Latin), Vietnamese, Welsh

QuickType keyboard support with predictive input

English (Australia, Canada, India, Singapore, UK, U.S.), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Arabic (Najdi), Cantonese (Traditional), Dutch, Hindi (Devanagari, Latin), Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese

Siri languages

English (Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, UK, US), Spanish (Chile, Mexico, Spain, US), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (China (mainland), Taiwan), Cantonese (China (mainland), Hong Kong), Arabic (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates), Danish (Denmark), Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Finnish (Finland), Hebrew (Israel), Malay (Malaysia), Norwegian (Norway), Portuguese (Brazil), Russian (Russia), Swedish (Sweden), Thai (Thailand), Turkish (Turkey)

Dictation languages

English (Australia, Canada, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, UK, US), Spanish (Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, Uruguay, US), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Luxembourg, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (China (mainland), Taiwan), Cantonese (China (mainland), Hong Kong, Macau), Arabic (Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates), Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi (India), Hungarian, Indonesian, Malaysian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Shanghainese (China (mainland)), Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Definition dictionary support

English, Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish

Thesaurus

English (UK, US)

Bilingual dictionary support with English

Arabic, Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Korean, Dutch, Hindi, Portuguese, Russian, Thai, Vietnamese

Spell check

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Turkish

Audio Playback
  • Audio formats supported: AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Dolby Digital (AC-3), Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3), Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF and WAV
  • User-configurable maximum volume limit
TV and Video
  • AirPlay Mirroring, photos, and audio and video out to Apple TV (2nd generation or later)
  • Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 1080p through the Lightning Digital AV Adapter and Lightning to VGA Adapter (adapters sold separately)
  • Video formats supported: H.264 video up to 4K, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.2 with AAC‑LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio or Dolby Audio up to 1008 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo or multichannel audio in .m4v, .mp4 and .mov file formats; MPEG‑4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC‑LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio or Dolby Audio up to 1008 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo or multichannel audio in .m4v, .mp4 and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M‑JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format
Mail Attachment Support

Viewable document types

.jpg, .tiff, .gif (images); .doc and .docx (Microsoft Word); .htm and .html (web pages); .key (Keynote); .numbers (Numbers); .pages (Pages); .pdf (Preview and Adobe Acrobat); .ppt and .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint); .txt (text); .rtf (rich text format); .vcf (contact information); .xls and .xlsx (Microsoft Excel); .zip; .ics

Environmental Requirements
  • Operating ambient temperature: 0° to 35° C (32° to 95° F)
  • Nonoperating temperature: –20° to 45° C (–4° to 113° F)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
  • Operating altitude: Tested up to 3,000 metres (10,000 feet)

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Starting at NZ$1,399

  • 12.9-inch and 11-inch
    Liquid Retina display
  • A12X Bionic chip
  • Face ID
  • Up to 1TB of storage
  • Support for Apple Pencil
    (2nd generation)
  • Support for Smart Keyboard Folio

iPad Air

Starting at NZ$849

  • 10.5-inch Retina display
  • A12 Bionic chip
  • Touch ID
  • Up to 256GB of storage
  • Support for Apple Pencil
    (1st generation)
  • Support for Smart Keyboard

iPad

Starting at NZ$599

  • 10.2-inch Retina display
  • A10 Fusion chip
  • Touch ID
  • Up to 128GB of storage
  • Support for Apple Pencil
    (1st generation)
  • Support for Smart Keyboard

iPad mini

Starting at NZ$679

  • 7.9-inch Retina display
  • A12 Bionic chip
  • Touch ID
  • Up to 256GB of storage
  • Support for Apple Pencil
    (1st generation)

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