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Apple iPad Mini 4 (2015) Wi-Fi

Apple iPad Mini 4 (2015) Wi-Fi
Brand: Apple
Category: iPad
  • CPU Dual-core 1.5 GHz Typhoon
  • RAM 2 GB
  • Camera 8MP 1080p
  • Storage 16/32/64/128 GB
  • Display 7.9" 1536x2048 pixels
  • OS iOS 9, up to iPadOS 15.5
  • Battery 5124mAh Li-Ion
Apple iPad Mini 4 (2015) Wi-Fi
Apple iPad Mini 4 Technical Specifications

Product Brand: Apple

Editor's Rating:


  • The iPad Mini 4 has a 7.9-inch Retina display with a resolution of 2048×1536 pixels. The display is sharp, bright, and produces accurate colors.
  • The A8 chip with 2-core CPU and 6-core GPU provides decent performance for most tasks.
  • The tablet runs on iOS 9, which includes features like split-screen multitasking and a new app switcher.
  • The tablet features a slim and lightweight design with thin bezels and a Touch ID sensor on the home button. It's available in three different colors.
  • The iPad Mini 4 supports the Apple Pencil (1st generation), making it a versatile device for note-taking and drawing.
  • The tablet has an 8MP rear camera that can capture high-quality photos and 1080p video, and a 1.2MP front-facing camera that's great for video calls and selfies.
  • The iPad Mini 4 supports Wi-Fi 5 and has a lightning port for charging and data transfer.
  • It has a decent battery life, with up to 10 hours of web browsing or video playback.


  • The iPad Mini 4 is relatively outdated compared to newer iPad models and may not receive software updates in the future.
  • The tablet is relatively slow compared to newer iPad models, especially when running demanding apps or multitasking.
  • The base model comes with only 16GB of storage, which may not be enough for some users.
  • The tablet doesn't have a headphone jack, which may be inconvenient for some users.
  • The iPad Mini 4 doesn't have the True Tone display feature found in newer iPad models, which automatically adjusts the color temperature based on the surrounding environment.

Apple iPad Mini 4 Wi-Fi Specs and Features

The Apple iPad Mini 4 was released in September 2015 as a smaller and more portable version of the iPad Air 2. With a compact 7.9-inch display and powerful performance, the iPad Mini 4 was a popular choice among those who wanted a device that was easy to carry around but didn’t compromise on features.

Design and Display:

The iPad Mini 4 has a sleek and slim design, measuring just 6.1mm thin and weighing in at 299 grams. It features a 7.9-inch Retina display with a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels at 326 pixels per inch (ppi). The display also features an anti-reflective coating that reduces glare and makes it easier to view in bright sunlight.

Performance and Battery Life:

Under the hood, the iPad Mini 4 is powered by an A8 chip with second-generation 64-bit architecture and an M8 motion coprocessor. This provides plenty of power for running apps, multitasking, and even gaming. The device comes with 2GB of RAM and is available in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, or 128GB storage options.

The battery life of the iPad Mini 4 is impressive, with up to 10 hours of use on a single charge. This makes it a great option for taking on long trips or using for extended periods of time.


The iPad Mini 4 features an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus and an aperture of f/2.4. It also has a 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera for taking selfies or making video calls. While the camera on the iPad Mini 4 isn’t as powerful as some of the more recent iPad models, it still takes clear and sharp photos and videos.

Other Features:

The iPad Mini 4 also includes other features such as Touch ID, which allows you to unlock your device with your fingerprint, as well as Apple Pay support. It runs on iOS 9 and can be upgraded to iOS 10, but is not compatible with the latest iPadOS 15.

Launch Price:

The iPad Mini 4 was launched with a starting price of $399 for the 16GB Wi-Fi model and went up to $729 for the 128GB Wi-Fi + Cellular model.

Overall, the Apple iPad Mini 4 is a powerful and portable device with a great display, strong performance, and long battery life. While it may not have all the latest features found on newer iPad models, it’s still a great option for those looking for a smaller tablet that can handle everyday tasks with ease.

What are the specifications of the Apple iPad Mini 4 Wi-Fi tablet?

Here’s a summary of the technical specifications for the Apple iPad Mini 4 tablet:

  • Processor/CPU: Dual-core 1.5 GHz Typhoon, Apple A8
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB
  • Display/Resolution: 7.9″ 1536×2048 pixels
  • GPU/Graphics: PowerVR GX6450
  • Camera: 8MP 1080p
  • Battery: 5124mAh Li-Ion
  • Colours: Space Gray, Silver, Gold

Full Technical Specifications


Device Type Tablet Computer
Models A1538, A1550, iPad5,1, iPad5,2
Also known as Apple iPad mini with Retina display
Announced 09 October, 2015
Released 09 October, 2015
Status Discontinued
Predecessor iPad Mini 3
Successor iPad Mini (5th generation)
Generation 4th


Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones. Bar
Width 203.2 mm (millimeters)
20.32 cm (centimeters)
0.667 ft (feet)
8 in (inches)
Height 134.8 mm (millimeters)
13.48 cm (centimeters)
0.442 ft (feet)
5.307 in (inches)
Thickness 6.1 mm (millimeters)
0.61 cm (centimeters)
0.02 ft (feet)
0.24 in (inches)
Volume 167.09 cm³ (cubic centimeters)
10.15 in³ (cubic inches)
Weight 298 g (grams)
0.66 lbs (pounds)
10.54 oz (ounces)

299 g (Wi-Fi) / 304 g (3G/LTE) (10.55 oz)
Protection Glass front, aluminum back, aluminum frame
Colors Space Gray


SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. No SIM


Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) IPS LCD
Size 7.9 inch
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels
Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others. 24 bit, 16777216 colors
Aspect Ratio 4:3 ratio
Display area (~70.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality. 324 PPI density
Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind. Scratch-resistant glass
Oleophobic coating
Features Capacitive
Scratch resistant
Retina display
Full Lamination Technology
Antireflective coating
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating


Audio File Formats AAC (Advanced Audio Coding)
eAAC+ / aacPlus v2 / HE-AAC v2
M4A (MPEG-4 Audio, .m4a)
MP3 (MPEG-2 Audio Layer II, .mp3)
WAV (Waveform Audio File Format, .wav, .wave)
Apple Lossless
Video File Formats 3GPP (3rd Generation Partnership Project, .3gp)
H.264 / MPEG-4 Part 10 / AVC video
H.265 / MPEG-H Part 2 / HEVC
QuickTime (.mov, .qt)
FM Radio No
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm Audio jack Yes
Audio Features Loudspeaker
Stereo speakers

Rear/Main Camera

Number of cameras 1
Sensor type CMOS BSI (backside illumination)
Main cameras 8 MP, f/2.4, 32mm (standard), 1.12µm, AF
Sensor size 3.6 x 2.7 mm (millimeters)
0.18 in (inches)
Pixel size 1.103 µm (micrometers)
0.001103 mm (millimeters)
Crop factor 9.61
Aperture f/2.4
Image Resolution 3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP (megapixels)
Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP (megapixels)
Video FPS 30 fps (frames per second)
Other features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Touch focus
Face detection
Exposure compensation

Front/Selfie Camera

Number of cameras 1
Main cameras 1.2 MP, f/2.2, 31mm (standard)
Sensor type CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
Aperture f/2.2
Video Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP (megapixels)
Video FPS 30 fps (frames per second)
Other features Face unlock
1.2 MP
Continius shooting


Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. iOS 9, upgradable to iPadOS 15.5
User Interface UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface. Apple iPad OS


Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Apple A8 APL1011, M8 motion coprocessor
SoC Process Technology 20 nm (nanometers)
CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Dual-core 1.5 GHz Typhoon
CPU bits 64 bit
CPU cores 2
CPU frequency 1500 MHz (megahertz)
Level 1 cache memory (L1) 64 KB + 64 KB (kilobytes)
Level 2 cache memory (L2) 1024 KB (kilobytes)
1 MB (megabytes)
Level 3 cache memory (L3) 4096 KB (kilobytes)
4 MB (megabytes)
GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. PowerVR GX6450 (quad-core graphics)
GPU cores 4
RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 2 GB
Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored. 16/32/64/128 GB
Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. No
Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Light


Bluetooth Version 4.0
Bluetooth Features Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
LE (Low Energy)
Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range. No
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. 802.11a (IEEE 802.11a-1999)
802.11b (IEEE 802.11b-1999)
802.11g (IEEE 802.11g-2003)
802.11n (IEEE 802.11n-2009)
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac (IEEE 802.11ac)
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
USB Lightning, USB 2.0
NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inch.
HDMI HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device. No

Battery or Power

Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium. Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions. 5124 mAh, (19.1 Wh)
Placement Non-removable

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