iPad mini 6: $499 tablet unveiled a new design, USB Type-C and an A15 Bionic SoC
Apple has unveiled the iPad mini 6, which differs significantly from the iPad mini 5 in a number of ways. In addition to redesigning the tablet’s appearance, Apple also gave it a larger display, an A15 Bionic SoC, and a USB Type-C connection.
The first iPad Mini from Apple since March 2019 was unveiled. The iPad mini 6 represents a significant upgrade over the iPad mini 5, featuring a redesigned display, revamped design, and a cutting-edge CPU.
The iPad mini 6 also features Apple’s most recent mobile SoC, the A15 Bionic. The A15 Bionic has a 16-core Neural Engine, a 5-core GPU, and a 6-core CPU. In comparison to the A12 Bionic in the iPad mini 5, Apple claims that the A15 Bionic has a 40% faster CPU and an 80% faster GPU.
The iPad mini 6 comes with a USB Type-C port as well as Touch ID built right into the tablet’s power button, thanks to Apple. Apple states that the 19.3 Wh battery in the iPad mini 6 should allow it to operate for up to 9 hours on a single charge.
The 64 GB iPad mini 6 starts at US$499 and is available now. Apple also offers LTE variants for an additional US$150 and a 256 GB device for US$649. On September 24, the tablet will begin selling in the color options of Space Gray, Pink, Purple, and Starlight.