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iPad Mini (1st generation) facts for kids
Black iPad Mini
|Product family||iPad Mini|
|Release date||November 2, 2012|
|Operating system||Original: iOS 6.0
Current: iOS 8.1, released October 20, 2014
|Power||Built-in rechargeable 4440mAh Li-Po battery
16.3 W⋅h (59 kJ), 10hr life
|System-on-chip used||Apple A5 2nd Generation (32nm)|
|CPU||1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9|
|Memory||512 MB DDR2 RAM|
|Storage||16, 32, or 64 GB flash memory|
|Display||7.9-inch (200.66 mm) diagonal LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
1024 × 768 px at 163 PPI 4:3 aspect ratio
|Input||Multi-touch screen, headset controls, proximity and ambient light sensors, 3-axis accelerometer, gyroscope, digital compass|
|Camera||Front-facing 1.2MP and rear-facing 5MP|
|Online services||iTunes Store, App Store, iBookstore, Game Center, iCloud|
|Dimensions||200 mm × 134.7 mm × 7.2 mm (7.87 in × 5.30 in × 0.28 in)|
|Weight||Wi-Fi: 308 g (0.68 lb)
Wi-Fi + Cellular: 312 g (0.69 lb)
|Successor||iPad Mini (2nd generation)|
The first generation iPad Mini (sold as iPad mini) is a tablet computer that is made and sold by Apple Inc. It is the first of the iPad Mini line of mini tablet computers. It has a screen size of 7.9 inches, compared to the 9.7 inch screen on a regular iPad. It was released on November 2, 2012. It received many good reviews, with reviewers talking about the device's size, design, and the number of applications that are available.
A second generation iPad Mini was announced on October 22, 2013. The first generation iPad Mini is still being sold, even though it has less storage and is sold at a lower price.