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Identification and Background
Announced October 23, 2012 and available on November 2, the iPad Mini is the first of a new style of iPad, sporting a smaller screen size and thinner and lighter body than the previous style. The iPad Mini has a 7.9" screen with the same resolution (1024x768) as the iPad 2, and includes Apple's "intelligent personal assistant" Siri.
The iPad Mini GSM can be identified by its model number, A1454, found on the lower rear case.
Announce date: October 23, 2012
Model Number: A1454
Color display: 7.9-inch LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
Processor: Dual-core Apple A5 processor
Resolution: 1024-by-768 resolution at 163 pixels per inch
RAM: 512 MB
Storage: 16, 32 or 64 GB flash memory
Wireless: Integrated 802.11n and Bluetooth 4.0
Battery: Built-in 16.3-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery (Up to 10 hours of use)
Dimensions: 7.87 inches (200 mm) x 5.3 inches (134.7 mm) x 0.28 inch (7.2 mm)
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