Apple iPad mini 3

Specifications
Apple iPad mini 3
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  • 7.9" 1536x2048 pixels
  • 5MP 1080p
  • 1GB RAM Apple A7
  • 6470mAh
Released 2014, October 331g (Wi-Fi) / 341g (3G/LTE), 7.5mm thickness iOS 8.1, up to iPadOS 12.5.6 16GB/64GB/128GB storage, no card slot
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Supported LTE Networks
Versions: Apple iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular (3G/LTE); Apple iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi, w/o GPS)

Network
Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  CDMA 800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
  CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26 - A1600
  1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 38, 39, 40 - A1601
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2014, October. Released 2014, October
Status Discontinued
Body
Dimensions 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm (7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 in)
Weight 331 g (Wi-Fi) / 341 g (3G/LTE) (11.68 oz)
SIM Nano-SIM and eSIM
Display
Type IPS LCD
Size 7.9 inches, 193.3 cm2 (~71.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels, 4:3 ratio (~324 ppi density)
Protection Oleophobic coating
Platform
OS iOS 8.1, upgradable to iPadOS 12.5.6
Chipset Apple A7 (28 nm)
CPU Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based)
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics)
Memory
Card slot No
Internal 16GB 1GB RAM, 64GB 1GB RAM, 128GB 1GB RAM
Main Camera
Single 5 MP, f/2.4, 32mm (standard), AF
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 1.2 MP
Features face detection, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular
Video 720p@30fps
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Sound
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, EDR
Positioning GPS, GLONASS
NFC No
Radio No
USB Lightning, USB 2.0
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, compass
Battery
Type Li-Po 6470 mAh, non-removable (24.3 Wh)
Talk time Up to 10 h (multimedia)
Misc
Colors Space Gray/Black, Silver/White, Gold
Models A1599, A1600, iPad4,7, iPad4,8, iPad4,9
Price About 400 EUR
Tests
Performance Basemark X: 14781
Display Contrast ratio: 812 (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 65dB / Noise 63dB / Ring 70dB
Audio quality Noise -93.7dB / Crosstalk -85.2dB

User opinions and reviews

It's kinda funny how the support status for the iPad mini 3 is "Obsolete" while the iPad mini 2 is "Vintage" I think It's because the iPad mini 2 was discontinued in 2017 while the iPad mini 3 was discontinued in 2015 wi...

  • Anonymous
  • 27 Jul 2023
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who even uses intel cpus?

  • Anonymous
  • 24 Apr 2023
  • 3SI

The display on this does not display the full sRGB color gamut. I immediately noticed this when upgrading from an iPad 4 to an iPad mini 3. One can definitely get used to it, but it would still have been nicer to have the same display quality between...

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