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If you’re looking to buy a small tablet you can take with you everywhere, Apple’s 64GB iPad Mini is back at its all-time low price of $400 on Amazon. That’s $99, or 20 percent, less than what you’d pay if you bought directly from Apple and $69 less than its list price on Amazon in recent days. The pink, purple, and space gray variants are all on sale right now, so you have quite a few options to choose from. And if you need more storage, you can also get the 256GB iPad Mini for $550. While that’s not the lowest price we’ve seen for the model on the website, it’s still $99 less than its retail price.
In our review, we called the tablet more of an iPad Air Mini, because Apple gave it a “full-screen” Liquid Retina design, a TouchID-enabled top button, a USB-C port for charging, and support for the second Apple Pencil. last generation. It was a significant redesign for the tablet, staying pretty much the same as its previous iterations. The fact that it has USB-C for charging and that it works with the second generation Apple Pencil also means you can use your accessories with it if you already have another compatible iPad.
Also, we praise the iPad Mini for having an ultra-wide 12-megapixel front-facing camera with Center Stage. That allows the camera to automatically zoom in and out to follow you during video calls, so the person on the other end can still see you as you move. Overall, we found the device’s performance to be solid and even called it the best small tablet available when it launched in 2021. It’s been a while since then, but the device is still an excellent choice, even if it’s not quite as powerful as the iPad Air. and the iPad Pro.
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