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Apple iPad Mini 6th Gen (2021)

Apple iPad Mini 6th Gen (2021)
Brand: Apple
Category: iPad
  • CPU Hexa-core (2× 2.93 GHz Avalanche and 4× 1.82 GHz Blizzard)
  • RAM 4 GB
  • Camera 8MP 2160p
  • Storage 64/256 GB
  • Display 8.3" 1488x2266 pixels
  • OS iPadOS 15, up to iPadOS 15.5
  • Battery Li - Polymer 5078 mAh
Apple iPad Mini 6th Gen (2021)
Apple iPad Mini 6th Generation Technical Specifications

Product Brand: Apple

Editor's Rating:


  • Compact and portable design with an 8.3-inch Liquid Retina display
  • Slim and lightweight build, making it easy to hold and carry
  • Runs the latest version of iOS (iOS 15) and has access to the App Store for a wide variety of apps
  • A15 Bionic chip with Neural Engine for fast and responsive performance
  • Improved 12-megapixel rear camera and 7-megapixel front camera for taking photos and videos
  • Support for Touch ID and Apple Pay
  • Available in multiple storage options (64GB, 256GB)
  • Compatible with the second-generation Apple Pencil and various Bluetooth keyboards
  • Support for 5G connectivity for faster internet speeds (Cellular models only)
  • Up to 10 hours of battery life for all-day use


  • No Face ID for secure authentication
  • No water resistance or dust protection rating
  • No support for split-screen multitasking
  • No support for the Smart Keyboard
  • Expensive compared to other small tablets

Apple iPad Mini 6th Generation Review and Features

The sixth-generation iPad Mini (stylized and marketed as iPad mini and colloquially referred to as iPad Mini 6) is a tablet computer in the iPad mini line, designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc.

It was announced on September 14, 2021, and released on September 24, 2021, alongside the ninth-generation iPad, iPhone 13, and iPhone 13 Pro. Its predecessor, the fifth-generation iPad mini, was discontinued on the same day. It is available in four colors: Space Gray, Starlight, Pink, and Purple.

It is the first major redesign of the iPad mini, and resembles the fourth-generation iPad Air, with a larger 8.3-inch display and support for the second-generation Apple Pencil.

The Apple iPad Mini 6th Gen (2021) is the latest addition to the iPad Mini series. It boasts a number of impressive features, making it a powerful and versatile device that’s perfect for both personal and professional use.

Design and Display:

  • Dimensions: 195.4 x 134.8 x 6.3 mm (7.69 x 5.31 x 0.25 in)
  • Weight: 293 g (Wi-Fi)
  • 8.3-inch Liquid Retina display with True Tone and wide color (P3)
  • Resolution: 2266 x 1488 pixels at 326 ppi
  • Supports Apple Pencil (2nd generation)
  • Available in three colors: Space Gray, Pink, and Purple


  • Apple A15 Bionic chip with 6-core CPU and 5-core GPU
  • 16-core Neural Engine
  • 64GB or 256GB storage options
  • 4GB RAM
  • Runs on iPadOS 15

Camera and Audio:

  • 12MP wide rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, 1.22 µm pixel size, and True Tone flash
  • 4K video recording at 60 fps
  • 12MP ultra-wide front camera with Center Stage
  • Stereo speakers with landscape and portrait orientation

Connectivity and Battery:

  • Wi-Fi (802.11ax) and Bluetooth 5.0 technology
  • Up to 10 hours of battery life
  • USB-C port for charging and accessories

Other Features:

  • Touch ID fingerprint sensor
  • Augmented Reality (AR) support
  • Environmental-friendly, made with 100% recycled aluminum

The Apple iPad Mini 6th Gen (2021) Wi-Fi offers a powerful performance with its A15 Bionic chip, which is the same processor found in the iPhone 13 lineup. It also features a stunning Liquid Retina display and supports the second-generation Apple Pencil for taking notes or drawing. With the 12MP wide and ultra-wide front cameras, you can capture high-quality photos and videos, as well as enjoy Center Stage for better video calls.


The tablet also offers strong connectivity options with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0, and a USB-C port for charging and accessories. Plus, it has a long battery life of up to 10 hours, making it an excellent device for productivity and entertainment on-the-go. Overall, the Apple iPad Mini 6th Gen (2021) Wi-Fi is a versatile and portable tablet that is perfect for both personal and professional use.

Overall, the Apple iPad Mini 6th Gen is a powerful and versatile device that offers a high-quality display, excellent performance, and advanced camera features, making it perfect for both personal and professional use. Its compact size and long battery life make it a great option for those on-the-go, while its support for Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard Folio allows for greater productivity and creativity.

Full Technical Specifications


Device Type Tablet Computer
Models Also known as Apple iPad mini 6, iPad mini (6th generation)
Versions: A2568 (Global)
Announced 14 September, 2021
Released 24 September, 2021
Status Available
Predecessor iPad Mini (5th generation)
Generation 6th


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 195.4 mm (millimeters)
19.54 cm (centimeters)
0.641 ft (feet)
7.693 in (inches)
Height 134.8 mm (millimeters)
13.48 cm (centimeters)
0.442 ft (feet)
5.307 in (inches)
Thickness 6.3 mm (millimeters)
0.63 cm (centimeters)
0.021 ft (feet)
0.248 in (inches)
Volume 165.94 cm³ (cubic centimeters)
10.08 in³ (cubic inches)
Weight 297 g (grams)
0.65 lbs (pounds)
10.48 oz (ounces)
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. Nano SIM
Number of SIM cards 1
GSM GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
CDMA 1900 MHz (BC1)
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev. A
UMTS (3G) UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE (4G) LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B14)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B29)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B18)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE-FDD 600 MHz (B71)
LTE-TDD 3500 MHz (B42)
LTE-TDD 5200 MHz (B46)
LTE-TDD 3500 MHz (B48)
5G NR 5G-FDD 600 MHz (n71)
5G-FDD 700 MHz (n12)
5G-FDD 700 MHz (n28)
5G-FDD 800 MHz (n20)
5G-FDD 850 MHz (n5)
5G-FDD 900 MHz (n8)
5G-FDD 1700 MHz (n66)
5G-FDD 1800 MHz (n3)
5G-FDD 1900 MHz (n2)
5G-FDD 1900 MHz (n25)
5G-FDD 2100 MHz (n1)
5G-TDD 2300 MHz (n40)
5G-TDD 2500 MHz (n41)
5G-FDD 2600 MHz (n7)
5G-TDD 2600 MHz (n38)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 3700 MHz (n77)
5G-TDD 4700 MHz (n79)
5G mmWave 39 GHz (n260)
5G mmWave 28 GHz (n261)
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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) Liquid Retina IPS LCD
Size 8.3 inch
Resolution 1488 x 2266 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 3:2 ratio
Display area (~77.4% 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. 327 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
Liquid Retina Display
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
Fully laminated display
Antireflective coating
True tone display
HDR Display
Wide color display (P3)
500 cd/m² typical brightness


Audio File Formats FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec, .flac)
MP3 (MPEG-2 Audio Layer II, .mp3)
Protected AAC
Linear PCM
Apple Lossless
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Atmos
Audible Enhanced Audio
Video File Formats H.264 / MPEG-4 Part 10 / AVC video
MPEG‑4 Part 2
Motion JPEG
FM Radio No
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm Audio jack Yes
Audio Features Loudspeaker
Stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation with a dedicated microphone
Spatial audio playback

Rear/Main Camera

Number of cameras 1
Sensor type CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
Main cameras 12 MP, f/1.8, (wide), AF
Aperture f/1.8
Number of lenses 5
Flash type Quad LED
Image Resolution 4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP (megapixels)
Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP (megapixels)
Video FPS 60 fps (frames per second)
Other features Autofocus
Continuous autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Optical image stabilization
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Smart HDR 3
Quad-LED True Tone flash
5x digital zoom
1080p @ 240 fps
Cinematic video stabilization

Front/Selfie Camera

Number of cameras 1
Main cameras 12 MP, f/2.4, 122˚ (ultrawide)
Sensor type CMOS BSI (backside illumination)
Aperture f/2.4
Field of view 122 ° (degrees)
Image Resolution 4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP (megapixels)
Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP (megapixels)
Video FPS 60 fps (frames per second)
Other features Face unlock
Digital image stabilization
Smart HDR 3
Center Stage
1080p @ 120 fps
Cinematic video stabilization


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. iPadOS 15, up to iPadOS 15.5, planned upgrade to iPadOS 16
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 A15 Bionic, 16-core Neural Engine
SoC Process Technology 5 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. Hexa-core (2x2.93 GHz + 4xX.X GHz)
CPU bits 64 bit
CPU cores 6
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. Apple GPU (5-core)
GPU cores 5
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. 4 GB
RAM channels Double channel
RAM frequency 2750 MHz (megahertz)
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. 64/256 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. Touch ID
Three-axis gyro
Ambient light sensor


Bluetooth Version 5.0
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
2x2 MiMO
USB Lightning, USB 2.0
GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. GPS
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. 5078 mAh
Placement Non-removable

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