The Apple iPad Mini is not as mini as you might think. In September 2021, Apple launched a powerful new iPad mini with a larger 8.3-inch display. With an all-screen design, don’t let its size fool you; the iPad Mini might be small but it isn’t short on power.
iPad Mini 8.3 Specifications
Features of the iPad Mini
The iPad Mini is powered by the new A15 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture, 6-core CPU, 5-core graphics and 16-core Neural Engine. The Bionic chip means this iPad Mini delivers up to 80% faster performance than the previous generation. The CPU delivers a 40% jump in performance while the 5 core GPU is an 80% improvement in graphics performance.
The iPad Mini has a new Liquid retina display. The 8.3” display is LED-backlit and offers the user Multi-Touch with IPS technology. The display’s resolution of 2266x1488 at 326 pixels per inch (ppi), has a wide colour (P3) and True Tone display. The fully laminated display has a fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating and anti-reflective coating, giving the device a reflectivity of 1.8% and 500 nits brightness.
Camera & Video
One of the attractive features of the iPad Mini is its new, advanced cameras - ideal for when you’re working out in the field and need to take a few good quality photos for the file or to send to a colleague. The 12MP wide camera has f/1.8 aperture, digital zoom up to 5x, five-element lens, Quad-LED True Tone flash and Autofocus with Focus Pixels. For large areas, there’s the Panorama option (up to 63MP) and photo geotagging, which comes in handy when you’re on the move.
There's also the wide colour capture feature for photos and live photos, auto image stabilisation, burst mode and advanced red-eye correction to give your pictures the professional touch. For those who want to FaceTime, there’s a f/2.4 aperture, 1080p HD video recording at 25 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps, as well as time lapse video with stabilisation, extended dynamic range for video up to 30 fps and cinematic video stabilisation (1080p and 720p).
For your video recording needs, there’s the 4K video recording at 24 fps, 25 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps plus 1080p HD video recording at 25 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps. No expert videography skills are required with Centre Stage, which automatically pans the camera to keep users in view.
The iPad also supports Apple Pencil (2nd Generation) which provides new ways for capturing photos and videos, communicating and jotting down notes.
Packed with Even More Features
The sensors include Touch ID, three-axis gyro, accelerometer, barometer and ambient light sensor.
Dual microphones are available for calls, video recording and audio recording.
The built-in 19.3-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery provides up to 10 hours of web surfing or watching videos while connected to Wi-Fi. Charge the device using the power adapter or USB-C port which also allows faster connectivity. Cellular models with 5G allow more flexibility for mobile workflows.
Use Touch ID to unlock iPad mini, log in to apps, or use Apple Pay.
Convert the iPad Mini into an Intrinsically Safe Device
With the introduction of XCIEL’s intrinsically safe cases, iPad advocates can now convert their consumer Apple iPad into a rugged device that they can use on site. The XCIEL cases provide protection against dust, vibrations, moisture, extreme temperatures, drops and other hazards that would usually spell disaster for a consumer device.
Check out our range of XCIEL cases and call 1300 131 933 to speak to one of the experts at Roaming Technologies to find the right fit for your iPad Mini 8.3”, or contact us online.
Support and Availability
For all products supplied by Roaming Technologies, our extended warranty support comes at no charge for the lifetime of the device. This means we'll be your single point of contact to assist in any warranty or repair issues, ensuring your device gets back into the field as quickly as possible.
Shipping costs and delivery lead times will vary depending on the product options and order quantities required. With the use of Australia wide distribution centres, drop shipments direct from vendors and overnight shipping, we offer industry leading product availability.
If you have any questions about the iPad Mini 8.3” or XCIEL Intrinsically Safe Cases, call to speak to one of the experts at Roaming Technologies on 1300 131 933 or contact us online.