The iPad Mini is a smaller, lighter version of the Apple iPad tablet device launched by Apple Inc. on October 23rd, 2012. Like the regular iPad, the iPad Mini runs Apple s iOS mobile operating system, which is currently available as iOS 6.
The iPad Mini also offers a 7.85-inch screen with 1024×768 resolution (as opposed to the iPad s 9.7-inch Retina display screen), a dual-core A5 processor and 512MB of RAM, in a form factor that is 7.2 mm thick and weighs .68 lbs (53% lighter than the new iPad released earlier in the year). The iPad Mini also offers 4G LTE support on both Verizon and AT&T networks in addition to Wi-Fi support.
Pricing for the iPad Mini begins at $329, and pre-orders for the tablet start on Friday, October 26th the same day Windows 8 launches.