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February 16, 2013 posted by Azam

Detailed iPad Mini Features and Recommended Apps

Detailed iPad Mini Features and Recommended Apps

The iPad mini is just the new entry in the line of the many iPads and their accessories. The accessories like the iPad cases and covers are also well made, are much better than the initially made iPad 2 covers and cases and are much more in variety.

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The iPad mini is smaller in size as compared to the tablets that are its previous versions.  The iPad mini has come out in many new features and also the OS is the advanced version known by the name of iOS 6. The other excellent features are as under. They will guide you automatically towards buying the tablet and also will help you in all your daily tasks and in managing time with those tasks that otherwise you did manually. The features are complemented by the many apps that you can get out of no cost from iTunes and then you will be able to complete the functionality of the iPad as well. Anyhow, the features are as under:

    1. The OS version available in it by the built in features is the iOS 6 and 6.1 (with upgrades).
    2. The dimensions of the device are: 7.87 X 5.30 X 0.28 inches which makes its size in inches millimeters as: 200 X 134.7 X 7.2 mm.
    3. The weight of the device is 11.01 oz or 312 grams. The average weight is 16.4 oz or 469 grams.
    4. The physical size is said to be 7.9 inches.
    5. The screen resolution is 1024 X 768 pixels.
    6. The pixel density is 162 ppi.
    7. The screen is capacitive with multi touch functionality.
    8. The features of the screen also include the light sensor touch as well.
    9. The system chip is named as the Apple A5.
    10. The processor is dual core, 1000 MHz named as the ARM Cortex – A9.
    11. The graphics processor is PowerVR SGX543MP2.
    12. The internal RAM is system built with 512 MB.
    13. The built in storage capacity is 16 GB.
    14. There are two cameras in the device making it more efficient than its competitors do. The front camera is 1.2 MP and the rear one is of 5MP. The aperture size is F2.4, with the back illuminated sensor also known as the BSI, with auto focus and touch to focus features too. It also has the feature of digital image stabilization and the geo tagging service too.
    15. The camcorder features are 1920 X 1080 with the 1080p HD and 30 frames per second capture rate. The video calling service is also fixed in the camera features for the iPad mini.
    16. The multimedia features have the stereo sound of speakers and it can filter songs by the help of album, artists, genre, playlists, album art cover and the background playback.
    17. The internet browsing facilities are provided by the extended version of Safari with built in applications of Facebook, YouTube (upload), Flickr and Twitter.
    18. The GSM and network technology features are as under:
      1. 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
      2. UMTS: 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
      3. LTE: 700 MHz Class 17, 1700/2100 MHz
      4. Data: LTE Cat 3 downlink 100 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
      5. Positioning is done through A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning etc.
      6. The market price is almost 460$.

Now the features are in front of you and it is as if you know your device now with inside out features. Have a look at some of its famous apps that you can get from iTunes.

Apps

    1.  iBooks: This is the app to get if you are in the habit of reading and have so many novels to read through. I have this app and it works very well with iPad. Just like Kindle, I can download the books I can get online from iTunes and other thirds party virtual bookstores. The books will be your best companion in the time of loneliness and that is why the iBooks is made for you. You have a lot of books access with the help of this app. You can also have the access to the many journals, magazines and other textual stuff.
    2. FlipBoard: This is THE app for you if you a news – a – holic. The app will provide you with the news from all around the world. It will recommend you news pages as well built on the patterns of your search so you will not need to find much of the stuff but it would be already available to you.
    3. Bloomberg: This is a business apps for all those who wish to see all kinds of stocks rising up and done the share market. You can keep track of the shares and the financial assets you have bought regarding your company and can predict the future of companies as well.

So what are you waiting for? Go for it.

This guest post is written by Muhammad Azam who is a technology blogger and gadget enthusiastic. Azam has written hundreds of posts on different technology topics especially on latest gadget accessories and apps. For latest iPad 2 accessories such as beautifully designed iPad 2 cases and covers, he recommends visiting Wrappz.com.

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