Apple has unveiled some great devices at the keynote event in San Fransisco. This event was unique because, for the first time, Apple has launched its own Stylus. People who have been following Apple events since 2006 might be well aware that Steve Jobs was not very fond of this input device.
At one of the MacWorld event, he was quoted saying who wants a stylus? The IPad legacy has moved on as the several new IPads has been launched. The new tablets are equipped with the latest hardware from Apple. The cheapest and the thinnest among them is the IPad Mini 4.
This latest Apple tablet comes with one of the fastest chips for handheld devices i.e., the 64 bit A8. According to the manufacturer, this processor offers much better performance than A7 and other CPUs in the A series.
Ipad 4 Mini can transfer data over a WiFi connection at 850+ MBPS. The speed is excellent for sending large files from one local device to the other. If you are using 4G to make a video call or download a file, the connection speed can reach up to 150 MBPS.
Apple IPad Mini 4 flaunts dual Mic system, Touch ID security feature and a 3.5 mm headphone jack. It is just 6.1 millimeters thin. Unfortunately, the specs sheet lack details on the RAM volume of this tab. Many rumors claim that the Ipad Mini 4 has 2GB RAM. Let’s believe the stories!
Mini 4 comes with a big retina 7.9 incheS screen with LED backlit feature and an amazing 2048 x 1536 pixel resolution. You can use the tab in sunlight as there’s anti-reflective coating. The display uses lamination.
This tablet includes Apple ISight 8 MP rear camera with BIS sensor, IR filter, and many more features. You can capture panorama pictures of 43 megapixels resolution quickly with it. Like all other Apple mobile devices, Ipad Mini 4 has a Facetime 720 pixel front camera. As the graphics processor in this tab is Apple M8, you can use video image stabilization feature or capture ultra slow motion videos.
Pricing and launch date: This tablet will go on sale in WiFi and GSM/LTE connectivity options with 16 to 128GB storage hardware. Noncellular Ipad Mini 4 will be priced in 400 to 600 dollar range (within Rs 28000 to 36000). The other models (with 4G feature) will be available for 529, 629 and 729 dollars respectively. These tablets will be available in India from October or November onwards.
Other devices launched at the Keynote event was the Ipad Pro, iPhone 6s, and 6S plus. Along with new tablets and smartphone, Apple has also unveiled the latest version 9.1 of IOS operating system. It has mentioned that the upcoming desktop OS EL Capitan (for Macbooks) will be launched very soon (probably within 3 or 4 months.)