Phones are becoming larger and larger in size, which in turn makes small tablets like the iPad mini unnecessary for many users. But
, suggesting that there is still a market for the 7.9-inch tablet.
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Apple iPad mini 6 release date
Apple iPad mini 6 price
Currently, there’s no information to suggest a price increase for the iPad mini 6. Unless it gets a major redesign, which is unlikely, the iPad mini 6 will most likely cost as much as the previous generation iPad mini:
- $399 for 64GB WiFi iPad Mini
- $549 for 256GB WiFi iPad Mini
- $529 for 64GB WiFi + Cellular iPad Mini
- $679 for 256GB WiFi + Cellular iPad Mini
Apple iPad mini 6 design and display
The iPad mini 6 is unlikely to get a redesign, though a larger display over the mini 5 (shown here) is possible
Considering that even the 2020 iPad Air, which finally got a redesign, actually reuses the iPad Pro’s design shell, we cannot hold high hopes that the less-popular iPad mini will get its own redesign. Thus, currently, we expect that the iPad mini 6 will look exactly like the mini 5 on the outside, with the same, or slightly reduced bezels.
Apple iPad mini 6 specifications
According to the above-mentioned leaks, and based on Apple’s upgrade history, we can expect the following specs for the iPad mini 6:
- 7.9-inch LED True Tone display (2048 x 1536 resolution, 326 pixels-per-inch)
- A14 bionic chip with 4GB of RAM
- 64GB or 256GB of storage
- Apple Pencil support
- 8MP main camera, 7MP FaceTime camera
- Stereo speakers
Apple iPad mini 6 software and features
The iPad mini 6 will be running iPadOS 14 out the box. As it is expected to support the Apple Pencil, users will be able to take advantage of iPadOS 14 features such as Scribble. Scribble lets users write with the Apple Pencil in any text field, instead of requiring the user to switch between a keyboard and the Apple Pencil.
Additionally, iPadOS 14 brings an improved Safari browser with enhanced privacy features, and redesigned home screen widgets.