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Small, light and fast, Apple’s new 16GB Wi-Fi only iPad mini 3 is amazingly capable. With the same great design, outstanding performance and brilliant cameras, iPad mini 3 adds stunning enhancements like Touch ID and iOS 8 to make iPad mini 3 better than ever.
iPad mini 3 has been carefully crafted to feel comfortable when used in one hand. It measures just 7.5mm in depth and weighs an amazing 331g, so you can handle it with ease or slip into a bag when you’re not using it. The durable aluminium unibody design ensures that iPad mini 3 is reassuringly premium, without adding to its weight or sacrificing its resilience.
The astonishing 7.9-inch Retina display comprises of 3.1 million pixels at a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels, displaying incredible detail in your photos and videos and ensuring that text looks sharp and well defined.
Performance, graphics and battery life
A combination of Apple’s 64-bit A7 chip and M7 coprocessor helps to deliver speed and responsiveness, without compromising on battery life. The 64-bit A7 ensures that apps and games are incredibly responsive with stunning visuals and detailed graphics.
The M7 motion coprocessor works with the A7 to ensure efficiency. It continuously measures data from the accelerometer, gyroscope and compass, helping to preserve power and maintain a battery life that will last for up to 10 hours.
Taking security seriously
iPad mini 3 features an unprecedented level of security thanks to Touch ID. Touch ID lets you use your fingerprint as your password, letting you unlock your iPad or make secure purchases on the App Store, iTunes and iBooks. Your fingerprint information stays on your iPad- it’s not shared with anyone, even Apple, helping to ensure that your personal information remains private.
Capture every smile
The dual cameras on iPad mini 3 give you plenty to smile for. On the back of iPad mini 3, a 5 megapixel iSight camera will help you snap your shot or full HD video at a moment’s notice. Take time lapse videos and Panorama photos by easily swiping between modes. The A7 chip automatically makes the adjustments needed to ensure a great picture or video.
The front-facing FaceTime HD camera is great for online video chats, with a next-generation backside illuminated sensor with larger pixels helping to brighten your calls and selfies, even in low-light. Meanwhile, dual microphones that work intelligently to reduce excess noise and collect more of the sounds that matter, and you’ll find video calls on iPad mini 3 sound as natural as talking to the person next to you.
iOS 8 features a beautiful, easy-to-use interface, amazing features and security at its core, making your iPad more capable than ever. The new Continuity feature makes all of your Apple products more connected, allowing you to move seamlessly between devices, editing email drafts, sharing your browser history and even answering calls on your iPad or Mac. The QuickType keyboard makes typing easier by suggesting appropriate words that match your context, even remembering the tone you use when talking to different people.
iOS 8 makes it easier to access and share your files. iCloud Drive lets you store presentations, spreadsheets, PDFs, images and other important documents so that you can access them from all of your devices. Family Sharing lets a family of up to six people share purchases from iTunes, iBooks and the App Store, and makes it even easier to share photos and joint calendars with one another.
Apps: Made for iPad
iOS 8 opens the door for enhancements to both new and familiar apps that feel natural, making change a breeze to get used to. Tap an event or phone number in Mail to add it to your calendar or contacts. Find bookmarks, reading lists and shared links more easily with the new sidebar. Existing apps have been enhanced, while new apps, like Photos, make it easier than ever to access, organise and interact with your favourite tools.
There are hundreds of thousands of app available for download from the App store that cover everything from gaming and productivity to home improvement and cooking. There are apps to make amazing movies from your video clips and bring your photos to life. Apps that work with technology available to help you map out the stars, improve your sporting skills and scan paper documents for saving sending and editing.
Browse, stream and download faster
iPad mini 3 features two antennas and MIMO (Multiple-Input Multiple Output) technology to help you get the most out of your router and internet connection. MIMO combines with dual-band wireless, delivering download speeds that are potentially twice as fast as previous generations, reaching up to 300Mbps.
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- Accessories Included
- USB to lightning adaptor, USB plug
- Audio Quality
Different manufacturers use different sound systems to improve your audio experience
- Built-in speaker
- Battery life
How long the battery lasts for (and if applicable) until it needs recharging
- Up to 10 hours
- Bluetooth Enabled
Wireless way of transferring data between electronic devices over short distances
- Yes - 4.0
- Camera (front-facing)
Used for making video calls
- 1.2 megapixel FaceTime Camera
- Camera (rear-facing)
A camera on the back of the device, typically used for taking photos and videos.
- 5 megapixel iSight Camera
- Computer Support Helpline
Computer Support Helpline
We offer access to a 90 day helpline when you buy a new laptop or desktop computer from John Lewis. The service is available for a period of 90 days from the date you make your purchase.
- Free 90 day computer support
- H200 x W134.7 x D7.5 mm
- LED-backlit Retina display with IPS technology
- White & Silver
- Graphics card
Generate the images you see on your computer screen
- PowerVR G6430
- Graphics card type
Graphics card type
A dedicated graphics card enables you to run advanced programmes such as games or design packages more smoothly. Computers without graphics cards run these programmes through their processors.
- Hard drive
Stores files and programmes. A portion of this may already be consumed by pre-installed data.
- Internal Storage
- Location Services
- Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
- Memory (RAM)
Random Access Memory (RAM) allows your computer to multitask.
- Memory Card Slots
Memory Card Slots
A memory card slot allows you to transfer photos and files directly from a memory card.
- Model name / number
- iPad mini 3, Wi-Fi, 16GB, Silver
- NFC enabled
Devices with NFC can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
- Operating System Filter
- Operating system
Determines the interface you see on screen and the types of programmes you can run.
- Apple iOS 8
- Pixels Per Inch (PPI)
Pixels Per Inch (PPI)
The resolution of an image within a certain space. The more pixels per inch, the higher the detail on the screen.
- 326 PPI
Ports used to connect other devices, for example USB to connect peripherals or HDMI to connect to a high definition display.
- Apple Lightning Port
The processor (also called CPU) is the "brain" of your computer and enables programmes to run.
- Dual-core Apple A7 with 64-bit architecture and M7 motion coprocessor
- Processor Type
Also called CPU (central processing unit) is the circuitry within a computer/laptop/tablet. It carries out the basic instructions that drive a computer/laptop/tablet.
- Apple A7
- Processor speed
Determines how quickly programmes run. Processors with 'Turbo Boost' can enhance their performance to deal with more demanding tasks.
- SIM Card Type
SIM Card Type
The size of SIM card required
- Wi-Fi Only
- Screen Resolution
Picture quality defined by the number of individual dots (pixels) used to create an image. The higher the number of pixels, the higher the image quality.
- 2048 x 1536 pixels
- Screen Size
- 7.1" to 9"
- Screen finish
A matte screen is easier to view in bright light. Gloss screens can provide more vivid colours.
- Screen size
- Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass, gyroscope
- Voice Recognition
Can be operated using spoken commands, so no need for typing, scrolling or clicking.
- Yes- Siri
- Wi-Fi only
- Wireless Display
Wireless Display technology can be used to present your device's display on a compatible TV or display without using wires.