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Everything we know about the Apple iPad Mini 5

The Apple iPad Mini 5 is the smallest size iPad and is very handy. The Apple iPad Mini was especially loved for its size, but the iPad Mini 5 is much more than that. It's even suitable for the Apple Pencil (1st generation). In this article, we'll tell you more about the iPad Mini 5 and what you can do with it.

In short

Apple iPad Mini 5
Screen 7.9-inch Retina display
Resolution 2048x1536 pixels by 326 PPI (pixels per inch)
Processor A12 Bionic chip
Camera 8MP and 7MP FaceTime HD camera
Unlock Touch ID
Storage capacity 64GB and 256GB
Colors Silver, Space Gray, and Gold
Dimensions 203.2x134.8x6.1 millimeters
Weight WiFi: 300.5 grams, WiFi + 4G: 308.2 grams
Compatible with the Apple Pencil Suitable for the Apple Pencil (1st generation)

Apple iPad Mini 5 Space Gray 64GB WiFi

7.9-inch Retina Display with True Tone | Processor with A12 bionic chip | Compatible with Apple Pencil (1st generation)
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  • Thanks to the A12 bionic chip, even the most demanding programs run smoothly.
  • With Touch ID in the home button, you can secure your iPad with your fingerprint.
  • The Retina display with true tone automatically adjusts the white balance according to the ambient light.
  • The storage capacity can't be expanded with a memory card.
  • An Apple Pencil isn't included.

Handy size

iPad Mini 5 size

The Apple iPad Mini 5 is thin, light, and portable. Thanks to its handy size, it's the most suitable iPad for use on the go. It easily fits in your bag and weighs only 300 grams. Not a lot of extra weight to carry. On top of that, it's only 6.1 millimeters thin. Another handy fact: you can simply hold it with a single hand.

Retina display

iPad Mini 5 Retina

The screen of the iPad Mini 5 isn't large, but its quality is no less compared to other iPad models. The 7.9-inch Retina display has no less than 3 million pixels. Thanks to the high level of brightness, the large color representation, and the anti-reflective coating, your screen is always perfectly visible, even if you're out in the sun. On top of that, the iPad Mini 5 is equipped with True Tone, which makes sure white always looks white. Even in yellow light.

Small iPad, lots of power

iPad Mini 5 processor

The Apple iPad Mini 5 might be small, but it houses a lot of power: the iPad Mini 5 is equipped with the A12 Bionic chip with Neural Engine. The chip recognizes patterns, makes predictions, and learns through experience. What does such a powerful chip do, exactly? Well, use Adobe Photoshop on your iPad, for example. To compare: the iPad Mini 5 is up to 3 times faster than its predecessor, the iPad Mini 4.

Compatible with the Apple Pencil 1

iPad Mini 5 Pencil

Another new thing about the iPad Mini 5 is its support for the Apple Pencil (1st generation). This wasn't previously possible on the iPad Mini. With the Apple Pencil, your iPad has even more possibilities. The Apple Pencil 1 makes your iPad Mini 5 your digital notepad. You can make notes, sign documents, and make beautiful drawings with the Apple Pencil (1st generation).


With the Apple iPad Mini 5, you can choose from 2 storage options: 64 or 256GB. Carefully consider how much storage you think you need, as it's not possible to expand the storage at a later stage. In addition, you can choose from 3 different colors: Silver, Gold, and Space Gray. On top of that, you can choose from WiFi or WiFi and 4G. 4G can come in handy when you use the iPad Mini 5 on the go a lot. With 4G, you always have a internet connection, wherever you are.

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