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Apple iPad Mini 5

Specifications

Apple iPad Mini 5
Apple iPad Mini 5 (iPad Mini Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
3072 MB 
Display
7.9 inch 4:3, 2048 x 1536 pixel 324 PPI, capacitive, IPS, DCI-P3 color space, True Tone display, grease-repellent coating, completely laminated, 1.8 % reflection coefficient, glossy: yes
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 55 GB free
Connections
Audio Connections: 3.5 mm audio combo jack (headphones & microphone), 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: 3-axle gyroscope, accelerometer, barometer, lightning port, e-compass
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 6.1 x 203.2 x 134.8 ( = 0.24 x 8 x 5.31 in)
Battery
19.1 Wh, 5124 mAh Lithium-Polymer, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 10 h
Operating System
Apple iOS 12
Camera
Primary Camera: 8 MPix HDR, auto focus, f/2.4, FHD video
Secondary Camera: 7 MPix HDR, fix focus, F/2.2, FHD video
Additional features
Speakers: 2 speakers, Keyboard: on-screen, Keyboard Light: yes, USB power supply, USB to Lightning cable, stickers, quick start guide, safety information, 12 Months Warranty, fanless
Weight
300 g ( = 10.58 oz / 0.66 pounds), Power Supply: 97 g ( = 3.42 oz / 0.21 pounds)
Price
449 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 83.48% - good
Average of 36 scores (from 55 reviews)
price: 74%, performance: 84%, features: 60%, display: 87% mobility: 88%, workmanship: 81%, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Apple iPad Mini 5

91.2% Apple iPad mini 5 Tablet Review | Notebookcheck
The 5th generation iPad mini combines a well-known design with modern hardware. In addition to a Retina display with True Tone technology it also supports the Apple Pencil. Find out what else you can expect from this latest iPad mini iteration and what parts Apple left unchanged in our review.
80% iPad mini (2019) review
Source: Techradar English
The iPad mini 2019 is Apple’s most totable iPad, and it’s deceptively powerful for its small size. It has a bright 7.9-inch display that works with the Apple Pencil and a chipset that smokes the small tablet competition. Its price is equally deceptive, costing more than the larger iPad 9.7. For its asking price, we would have loved to have seen an 'iPad Pro mini' and Apple Pencil Gen 2 support, but it’s hard not to love this charming little tab.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/04/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% 2019 Apple iPad Air and iPad Mini review: Still the best tablets around
Source: Hardware Zone English
All of this is to say that if you are shopping for a new tablet now, you will be happy to know that Apple has an impressive line-up of iPads across a wide price range, and all of them perform exceedingly well and are easily the best tablets in their respective classes.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/23/2019
Rating: Total score: 85%
80% iPad mini (2019) Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The iPad mini (2019) is a fantastic tablet overall. It's definitely not geared towards heavy productivity-oriented use, but it's almost perfect for casual use. Its form factor is perfect for commutes or travelling, and it's got really powerful hardware so performance and battery life are excellent as well. The design is pretty outdated at this point but we don't think that's going to a dealbreaker for anyone.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/02/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
80% Apple iPad mini review
Source: Digital Arts English
The iPad mini isn’t for everyone. For most artists and designers, the larger drawing surface of the iPad Air or one of the iPad Pros would be a better choice – with the decision between these based mainly on your budget. But if you’re the kind of person who’d actively choose a smaller page to be lighter on your feet, the iPad mini is the tablet for you.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/26/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% iPad Mini 5 Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The iPad Mini 5 is excellent for the purpose for which it's designed. This isn’t a productivity beast, nor is it attempting to replace your laptop; it’s a super-fast tablet that will slip easily into your bag and act as an incredible gaming and video-viewing machine.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% iPad mini (2019) review
Source: Techradar English
The iPad mini 2019 is Apple’s most totable iPad, and it’s deceptively powerful for its small size. It has a bright 7.9-inch display that works with the Apple Pencil and a chipset that smokes the small tablet competition. Its price is equally deceptive, costing more than the larger iPad 9.7. For its asking price, we would have loved to have seen an 'iPad Pro mini' and Apple Pencil Gen 2 support, but it’s hard not to love this charming little tab.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/24/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
100% Apple iPad Mini (2019) review
Source: What Hi-Fi English
Outwardly, the new iPad Mini doesn’t look like much of a departure from its predecessor, and even some of its improvements, including to the camera and touchscreen pencil, will be wasted on those who use it purely as a media consumption device.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/24/2019
Rating: Total score: 100%
90% Apple iPad Mini (2019) review: Small, but a powerful tablet
Source: The Indian Express English
I have tested the iPad Mini 5 for well over a week, and I can confidently say Apple’s mini tablet is better than any other Android tablet on the market. I guess a lot of people would be willing to buy the iPad Mini as it does basically 85 per cent of what the iPad Pro does. The Apple Pencil support is a huge bonus, so is the new A12 Bionic chipset. At Rs 34,900, the iPad Mini delivers more than it promises.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
iPad Mini review: Size is its charm
Source: Bill Bennett English
If you want a tablet for reading and writing while you’re on the go, it’s ideal. The iPad Mini is a good choice for taking notes and consuming media. It’s also a great upgrade for owners of long-in-the-tooth first generation iPad Minis. I suspect this will follow its ancestor to become another classic.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/19/2019
80% iPad mini (2019) review
Source: PC Advisor English
The iPad mini proves that this form factor is still desirable and useful even in an age of larger smartphones. With the A12 processor at an affordable base price, Apple’s smallest tablet is a tiny powerhouse of a computer. Yes, the design is seven years old but with the addition of Apple Pencil support and with decent battery life, Apple has breathed new life back into the iPad mini. Not everyone wants or needs to spend £1,000 on an iPad Pro.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/19/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple iPad mini 5 (2019) review: If it ain’t broke...
Source: It Pro English
The 5th-generation iPad mini might not massively shake things up compared to its predecessor, but massive performance improvements combined with the mini's near-perfect form factor make Apple's diminutive tablet an absolute joy to use.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/12/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% iPad mini (2019) review
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
The iPad mini lives on in a very capable package that includes the blazingly fast A12 chip. It's the cheapest hardware with Apple's latest processor. The ageing design is a downside, but this iPad design is a certified classic and we don’t think it’ll put many people off – it doesn’t us. With a headphone jack, outstanding performance, Pencil support and unrivalled portability in the tablet market, the iPad mini is a surprisingly excellent upgrade on a product we thought was about to bow out.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/09/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% iPad mini (2019) review: Petite, portable power
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
The exterior design of the iPad hasn't changed much since 2015, which means it doesn't have some of Apple's better recent tablet features. Still, the A12 Bionic chip packs a heavy punch and support for the first-gen Apple Pencil makes it a more versatile tablet than before.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
85% iPad mini (2019) Review
Source: Phone Arena English
For those of you who are new to the mini altogether and looking for a tablet of this size, you truly can’t do better than the latest iPad mini, and the $399 and $549 prices for the 64 GB and 256 GB, respectively, will deliver you value for years to come.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/04/2019
Rating: Total score: 85%
80% Apple iPad mini (2019) review
Source: Stuff TV English
If you need something more, you might be surprised at how capable this tiny device is, although the Air or Pro line remain smarter investments for being productive. That said, if you’re flush with cash and want an additional iPad that’s very pocketable, powerful, and good for on the move, this update instantly shifts the mini from ‘miss’ to ‘hit’ – even if it looks like it beamed in from 2015.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/04/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple iPad mini 2019 Review Editor's Choice
Source: Laptop Mag English
The new iPad mini is the most powerful and versatile small tablet for the money, complete with Apple Pencil support, though the design is a bit dated.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/02/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% Apple iPad mini review (2019): Still the best small tablet
Source: Engadget English
It took Apple three years to update the iPad mini, and the improvements here mean the wait was mostly worth it. This time, Apple gave its small tablet the same performance as its flagship iPhone XS, an improved screen, and support for its Apple Pencil. That makes for a definitively modern iPad experience, but the mini’s dated design makes the tablet feel a little older than it should. And beyond that, Apple hasn’t broken any new ground here; everything good about the new mini has appeared in the company’s other products before. All told, this is the best small tablet you can buy right now. It’s just a little light on the thrills.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/29/2019
Rating: Total score: 85%
80% Apple iPad Mini (2019)
Source: PC Mag English
Apple's iPad mini is the only small, premium tablet you should consider buying right now.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/22/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Review: iPad mini 2019 is a modern version of a small classic
Source: Six Colours English
The new iPad mini doesn’t need to be all things to all people. It doesn’t even need to be the cheapest iPad in the product line. It just needs to be small and light while still providing the power of a modern iPad, and it does that quite well.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/21/2019
iPad mini 2019 review roundup: The best compact tablet
Source: Cult of Mac English
The iPad mini certainly isn’t Apple’s best tablet, but it is the best compact tablet. If you want a slate that’s super-portable, offers great performance, and sports great design, there’s really only one option.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/21/2019
Apple iPad mini review (2019): Small but mighty
Source: Pocket Lint English
There’s simply no better tablet at this size, with ultimate portability and unparalleled power for its price point.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/21/2019
75% iPad mini (2019) Review: Tiny power
Source: Mobile Syrup English
Still, some people may value the 9.7-inch iPad's ample display size over the 7.9-inch iPad mini's screen. As a result, I'd argue the iPad mini's audience is somewhat limited. The tablet is perfect for a subset of users interested in using a tablet for reading, watching videos and maybe some light web browsing and note taking, but that also own a substantially smaller smartphone they carry around with them on a daily basis.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 75%
80% Apple iPad mini 2019 Review Editor's Choice
Source: Laptop Mag English
The new iPad mini is the most powerful and versatile small tablet for the money, complete with Apple Pencil support, though the design is a bit dated.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

100% Apple iPad mini
Source: PCtipp.ch German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 100%
Apple iPad Mini 5 Gelungene Neuauflage
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/10/2019
84% Apple iPad Mini 5 Ein geiles Format
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 80% features: 70% display: 80%
100% Apple iPad Mini 5 Wie gut ist das kleine Tablet wirklich?
Source: Tablet Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/03/2019
Rating: Total score: 100%
87% x 16-04-2019
Source: MuyComputer Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/16/2019
Rating: Total score: 87% price: 80% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 85%
Apple iPad Mini 5. Pros y contras (409 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; elegant design; nice display; long battery life. Negative: No microSD; no GPS; no NFC; lightning port.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/06/2019
80% Ipad Mini 2019 Recensione: La Portabilità Prima Di Tutto
Source: Everyeye.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/29/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
84% Recensione iPad Mini 5: un piccolo gioiello (foto e video)
Source: Mobile World Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/13/2019
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 75% features: 80% display: 85% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90%
90% Recensione iPad mini 2019: chi ha detto che il tablet è un sostituto del computer?
Source: Saggiamente Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/30/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% iPad Mini (2019) - Vernieuwde tablet in oubollig jasje
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/13/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Apple iPad mini (2019)
Source: Consumentenbond Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; good price; compact size.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/15/2019
70% Test de l'iPad mini 2019 (5e génération) : les nouveautés sont à l'intérieur
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/08/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
92% Şimdi Apple Pencil desteğiyle; iPad mini (2019) incelemesi
Source: Log TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/30/2019
Rating: Total score: 92%
Опыт использования iPad Mini 2019: стоит ли покупать самый маленький планшет от Apple?
Source: DGL.ru RU→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; compact size; very suitable for tourists.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/20/2019
Обзор планшета Apple iPad mini (2019)
Source: Ixbt RU→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; high performance; support Apple Pencil; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/06/2019
Обзор iPad mini 2019: недостающее звено
Source: Hitech Vesti RU→EN
Positive: Nice design; compact size; light weight; decent hardware. Negative: Mediocre speakers.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/23/2019
Giải mã sức hút của iPad Mini 5: Chiếc iPad nhỏ gọn nhất của Apple
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Compact size; powerful hardware; attractive price; excellent display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/21/2019
iPad Mini 5: Mua vì hiệu năng, tính di động thay vì thiết kế
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Great performance; high portability. Negative: Mediocre design.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/14/2019
Đánh giá iPad Mini 5: Chiếc iPad cỡ nhỏ được mong chờ nhất hiện nay
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Impressive performance; compact size; light weight; solid workmanship.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/10/2019
Đánh giá chi tiết iPad Mini 5 2019: Nhanh hơn, mạnh hơn nhưng không có quá nhiều đột phá
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: High gaming performance; powerful hardware; excellent display; smart Apple Pencil.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/07/2019
Mở hộp iPad mini 5: Thiết kế truyền thống không đổi cùng công nghệ được cập nhật đáng kể
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN
Positive: Elegant design; solid workmanship; nice display; good hardware; great cameras.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/04/2019
Đánh giá iPad mini 2019 về màn hình, thiết kế, cấu hình và giá bán
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN
Positive: Good price; nice display; elegant design; powerful hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/27/2019
Đánh giá nhanh iPad mini 2019: Giá rẻ, chất lượng tốt
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Good price; nice performance; decent hardware; compact size.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/24/2019
Những gì bạn cần biết về iPad mini 5 vừa ra mắt: Nhỏ gọn, nhưng mạnh mẽ
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; powerful hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/19/2019
Apple ra mắt iPad mini 5 (2019): Chip A12 Bionic, hỗ trợ Apple Pencil, giá từ 399 USD
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; support Apple Pencil; good price; compact size; nice Retina display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/19/2019
90% Apple iPad Mini (2019)
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/14/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
TEST: iPad mini 5
Source: Dinside NO→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; elegant design; nice display; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/07/2019
83% Apple iPad Mini (2019)
Source: Lyd og Billede DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/15/2019
Rating: Total score: 83%
67% iPad Mini 2019 test – en lille sværvægter
Source: Mere Mobil.dk DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/09/2019
Rating: Total score: 67%
70% Anmeldelse: Apple iPad Mini 2019
Source: Input DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/08/2019
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 80% workmanship: 60%
72% Test: Apple Ipad Mini (2019) – Liten med lite nytt
Source: Mobil.se SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/12/2019
Rating: Total score: 72%
85% مراجعة لجهاز iPad Mini الجديد: لازال أفضل جهاز لوحي!
Source: Unlimited Tech →EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/28/2019
Rating: Total score: 85%

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The Apple iPad mini 5 (2019) features a thin, light and portable design that makes it the perfect on-the-go companion. At barely 300 grams and a case 6.1 millimetres thin, it is easy to carry with one hand or take out of a pocket or bag whenever inspiration strikes. The A12 Bionic chip with Neural Engine enables a remarkable level of power and intelligence from the device. It uses real-time machine learning to recognise patterns, make predictions and learn from experience. With all this power, users can run apps like Adobe Photoshop CC, experience augmented reality or play an immersive game with some serious gaming machine graphics. As for storage capacity, it comes with 64GB and 256GB options. The iPad mini packs over 3 million pixels into a 7.9‑inch display. It has a 2048x1536 pixel resolution at 326 pixels per inch (ppi) and 500 nits of brightness. Whether users are reading in the park or editing a video in their home office, the high brightness, wide colour range and anti-reflective coating offer true-to-life detail and text. And True Tone dynamically adjusts the white balance so images look natural in any light. The front and back cameras in the iPad mini let users take vivid photos and cinematic videos. It has an 8-megapixel back camera with ƒ/2.4 aperture and a 7-megapixel front camera with ƒ/2.2 aperture, which supports 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps. But the fun does not stop there. One can make FaceTime calls with friends, scan documents and mark them up, or even use augmented reality to plan out the living room decor.

The Apple Pencil brings the iPad mini to life. It turns the iPad mini into a take‑anywhere digital notebook. Users can jot down notes, sign documents and fill out forms, or capture most creative ideas by drawing, painting or sketching on the go. iCloud keeps things like photos, files and notes safe, current and conveniently available on all devices. And the Files app lets users manage all their files in iCloud Drive and on the iPad mini in one central location. Like every Apple product, the iPad mini was designed with privacy and security in mind. Touch ID makes unlocking the iPad mini simple and secure: Users can just place their finger on the Touch ID sensor and they are good to go. The iPad mini comes with accessibility features that support vision, interaction, hearing and learning needs. Like VoiceOver, which tells users what is happening on their screen, and Switch Control, which lets users interact with the iPad mini without touching it. In conclusion, the Apple iPad mini 5 is upgraded from its predecessor with greater performance and Apple Pencil support, which makes it the best iPad mini to date. However, the price tag is also quite high as opposed to other tablets in the market, which is expected - it is thus suitable for users with a higher budget.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Apple A12 Bionic GPU: Integrated graphics card offering 4 cores designed by Apple with 50% more performance than the previous generation (A11). Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
A12 Bionic: System on a Chip (SoC) from Apple that integrates a processor (six 64 Bit cores, 2 performance and 4 power saving cores). The A12 Bionic is the first 7nm SoC and offers a 15 % faster CPU performance compared to the A11 according to Apple.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
7.9":

This display size is a threshold between tablets and smartphones. Most tablets have larger screen diagonals but a lot of smartphones offer such a big screen.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.3 kg:

This weight is typical for smartphones.


Apple: Apple Inc. is an American multinational corporation which designs and manufactures consumer electronics and software products. Apple software includes the Mac OS X operating system but nowadays Macbooks are also able to run Windows. Apple has at least sporadically been considered the most valuable company in the world since 2011 and has consistently ranked among the Top 10 companies in the world.

In the laptop sector, Apple's market share was 9.3% in 2014 and 10.3% in 2016. The latter corresponds to the 5th place. In the smartphone segment, Apple achieved 15.3% in the first quarter of 2016, which means a market share loss when compared to the 18.3% in same quarter of the previous year.
Nevertheless, Apple ranked second place behind Samsung in both years.

There are tons of reviews on Apple laptops, smartphones and tablets. The ratings are significantly above-average (as of 2016).


83.48%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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