Apple had silently introduced the successor to the iPad mini 3 during the same event where it unveiled the iPad Pro. Now, the Apple iPad mini 4 has been launched in India, and it is available in the country with a starting price of Rs. 28,900. The device is available in India in Wi-Fi only as well as Wi-Fi + Cellular variants in three different storage capacity variants. The 16GB Wi-Fi only variant of the iPad mini 4 is priced at Rs. 28,900, while the 16GB Wi-Fi + Cellular variant of the tablet is priced at Rs. 38,900. The prices go up to Rs. 42,900 and Rs. 52,900 for the 128GB variants in Wi-Fi only and Wi-Fi + Cellular models respectively.
The Apple iPad mini 4 runs iOS 9 out of the box, and features a 7.9-inch LED-backlit IPS LCD Retina display with a resolution of 1,536 x 2,048 pixels (326 ppi) and fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating, stereo loudspeakers, an 8-megapixel primary camera with 1080p video recording, a 1.2-megapixel secondary camera. A dual-core Apple A8 processor with PowerVR GX6450 GPU, 2GB RAM, 16/64/128GB of internal storage space, and a 5,124 mAh battery keep the device running. In terms of connectivity, the iPad mini 4 comes with dual-band Wi-Fi ac/b/g/n, 4G LTE (in cellular variants), Bluetooth v4.2, and GPS (with A-GPS). The device also features a TouchID fingerprint sensor for enhanced security.
Wi-Fi + Cellular
The iPad mini 4 is available in three colours; gold, silver, and space grey. The tablet is currently available only from Infibeam, but it will go for sale through offline retailers in a matter of days. You can use the coupon code CARNIVAL6 and get a discount of 6 percent (upto Rs. 2,000) on the iPad mini 4 from Infibeam. The e-retailer is promising the delivery of the iPad mini 4 in the next 2-3 days for the Wi-Fi only variant, while the delivery time for the Wi-FI + Cellular variant has been quoted at 4-6 days from the date of purchase. The tablet competes directly with the HTC Nexus 9, which is priced similar to the iPad mini 4 in India.
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