iPad Mini 5 was launched in 2019 with A12 Chipset and became the most popular budget iPad of the year even for gaming. Now Apple is expected to launch their upcoming iPad Mini 6 2021 with a refreshed design and with a more powerful chipset. Apple should be a go for fall 2021 for the release of the iPad mini 6 2021. The latest information comes as digital images created by Twitter user @apple_idesigner, Michael Ma, over at Behance.net. These renders show us the new colors of the upcoming iPad mini, along with a complete list of specifications.
iPad Mini 6 2021 Design (Leaked)
As per the renders, the new iPad mini suggests that it may be a more compact version of the 10.9-inch iPad Air. The iPad Mini 6 2021 is 206mm tall, 138mm wide, and 6.1mm thick. If we talk about the iPad mini 5, it comes 203.2mm tall and 134.8mm wide but features the same 6.1mm thickness of the body.
In the render, we clearly saw that the new iPad mini comes with a thick uniform bezel across all sides like iPad Pro and iPad Air 4. Also the now this year’s iPad mini has a fingerprint sensor coupled with the power button which is placed on the top like last year’s iPad Air. This power button comes fingerprint sensor that can unlock the device as well as make online purchases at the touch of a button. This year iPad mini also supports Apple’s third-generation Pencil stylus which also supports wireless charging.
iPad Mini 6 2021 Specs (Leaked)
As per the leaked information, this year iPad mini comes with a bigger 8.4-inch Liquid Retina IPS LCD display with a 60Hz refresh rate. The iPad Mini is expected to be powered by Apple’s A14 Bionic Hexa core chipset. This chipset apple is used in their iPhone 12 series and iPad Air 4. This chipset is based on 5nm architecture. This chip offers a clock speed of 2×3.0 GHz Firestorm + 4×1.8 GHz Icestorm with Apple 4-core GPU. While storage is said to vary between 64/128/256GB.
According to the leak new iPad mini brings a single camera setup on the back and a front camera for selfies and video conferencing. The sensor is still unknown. This iPad runs on the latest iPad OS. rumored also says that this year iPad mini features a stereo speaker setup. The tablet will get WiFi and a 5G version as well.
The report says that this year new iPad Mini might come with a Type-C port. But Apple still uses their lightning technology in their newest, Flagshipand expensive iPhone models and budget iPad models like iPhone 12 series, iPad 8th gen, and iPad mini 5. Type-C implement news is still rumored, let’s see what Apple brings with their new iPad models.
A quick look at the specs of the current iPad Mini 5
The iPad mini 5 has a 7.9-inch IPS LCD panel with a resolution of 1536 x 2048 pixels. It is powered by Apple’s A12 Hexa-core chipset based on a 7nm manufacturing process. This tablet is offered in 64GB and 256GB storage variants. The iPad mini 5 features an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 7-megapixel camera for selfies. Apple ships a 5124mAh battery with this device
iPad Mini 6 2021 Colours (Leaked)
The Ma’s renders also show that this year iPad Mini coming in five color options- Space Grey, Silver, Rose Gold, Green, and Sky Blue. Note that the renders are not official images.
iPad mini launch date
While the launch date is yet to be confirmed, but we can expect the tablet to arrive alongside the iPhone 13 or AirPods 3 in the September event. Or, Apple should be a go for fall 2021 for the release of the iPad mini 6 2021.
The official pricing of the new iPad mini is still not confirmed. But as per the apple pricing system, this year apple may be set the same price that the iPad mini 5 costs at Rs 34,900 or it priced at under Rs 40,000.