The iPad Mini 4 was announced and many people are obviously wondering what the primary differences are between the 3rd and 4th generation models. Basically, there is a bit of a faster processor, its thinner and it has a better rear facing camera.
|iPad Mini 4||iPad Mini 3|
|Price||$399 and up (WiFi), $529 and up (cellular)||$399 and up (WiFi), $529 and up (cellular)|
|Thickness||6.1mm (0.24 inch)||7.5mm (0.29 inch)|
|Weight||298 or 304g (0.65 or 0.67 pounds)||331g or 341g (0.73 or 0.75 pounds)|
|OS||iOS 9||iOS 8|
|Display||7.9-inch IPS LCD Retina display||7.9-inch IPS LCD Retina display|
|Resolution||2,048 x 1,536 (326 ppi)||2,048 x 1,536 (326 ppi)|
|Processor||Apple A8||Apple A7|
|Storage||16 / 64 / 128GB||16 / 64 / 128GB|
|Front camera||1.2MP FaceTime||1.2MP FaceTime, 720p|
|Rear camera||8MP iSight, f/2.4, 1080p||5MP iSight, f/2.4, 1080p|
|Cellular radio||Optional GSM/EDGE|
|WiFi||Dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n/ac||Dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n|
|Battery||10 hours||10 hours|
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