Apple iPad mini with MUCH MORE

Apple iPad mini, you have to see it to believe it. It’s not a mini, there’s much more stuffed inside this. 

Apple iPad mini,Latest iPad

There are two different models, one with Wi-Fi only and another with Wi-Fi + Cellular/LTE connectivity. The model with Wi-Fi + Cellular/LTE has two variant, A1454 and A1455. Model A1454 for GSM network and model A1455 is for CDMA network.

Apple iPad mini,Latest iPad

All the variants and models come with Black & Slate and White & Silver colors. Three different storage capacity variations: 16GB - 32GB - 64GB.

Price from Apple store:

                             Storage     Wi-Fi / 3G    Wi-Fi + Cellular / LTE / 4G
                              16GB:        $329.00                 $459.00
                              32GB:        $429.00                 $559.00
                              64GB:        $529.00                 $659.00

Here’s just some detail specification and features for your understanding and comparing.

You can find the model number on the iPad mini’s back case and you can find model identifying features here on Apple Support

There’s a front colored patch on the upper back of mini to remind that it’s a Wi-Fi + Cellular model.

Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular, difference between Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi+Cellular

Release Date: November 02, 2012

SIM System: Single nanoSIM, GSM or CDMA

Network: Options differs from models to models (check before ordering / purchasing)
2G: GSM/EDGE: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 Mhz
CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B : 800 / 1900 / 2100 Mhz
3G: UMTS/HSPA/HSDPA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 Mhz
4G: Cellular / LTE

*Processor: 1.0GHz Dual Core Apple APL2498 A5 processor
*RAM: 512MB
*In-Built Memory: 16GB, 32GB and 64GB
*Expandable Memory: Sorry, NO external memory slot.

Body: Sleek and adorable aluminum Uni-body.
*Dimension H x W x D: 200mm X 134.7mm X 7.2mm
*Weight: 308/312 gram
*Available Color: Black & Slate, White & Silver

Display: Capacitive Multi-Touchscreen display
*Size: 7.9 inch (total display area: 29.6 sq. inches)
*Type: LED-backlit Multi-Touch IPS Display with fingerprint resistant Oleophobic coating.
*Screen Resolution: 768 x 1024 pixels @163 ppi
*Display Colors: 16Millions (appx)

Camera: Dual Camera
*5.0 MP iSight Autofocus Rear Camera
*Image Resolution: 2592 x 1944 pixels
*Features: Face detection, Geotagging, 1080p HD Video recording, Backside illumination, Hybrid IR filter etc.
*FRONT CAMERA: 1.2MP FaceTime HD camera with Face detection, Backside illumination, 720p HD Video recording, Video calling etc.

*Bluetooth: YES,  V 4.0 with A2DP and EDR (most updated)
*WLan / Wi-Fi: YES, 802.11 a/b/g/n
*LTE: Cellular/LTE (vary from model to model, check before ordering / purchasing)
*USB: Micro USB 2.0
*Lightning Connector
*3.5mm Stereo Headphone jack
*TV output (need extra connector cable)

Media Player:
*Audio: AAC, Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV
*Video: H.264 video up to 1080p, AAC-LC, M4V, MP4, MOV, MPEG‑4, Motion JPEG (M-JPEG), AVI

Messaging: SMS/MMS/IM/Email

OS: iOS 6
Web Browser: Safari
Others: Image Editor, MS Office including word, excel, powerpoint, Adobe Acrobat, App Store, iTunes, iCloud, SIRI, FaceTime, Newsstand, Maps, Photo Booth, Facebook, Twitter etc.

Sensors: Ambient Light Sensor, Accelerometer, 3 Axis Gyro Sensor
Voice Command: YES, SIRI
Ringtones: Polyphonic, MP3, MP4 and some other

Battery: Rechargeable (via USB also)
*Type: Lithium-Polymer
*Capacity: 4490 mAh
*Stand-by Time: Not properly reviewed or published
*Talk Time: Not properly reviewed or published, but, for web surfing and general using, maybe up to 10 hours.

SAR Value: No specific iPad mini’s SAR data found on manufacturer’s website. But, maybe it varies from 0.76 – 1.19 W/kg or even more.

** FCC and IC limits for SAR Value is 1.6 W/kg averaged over 1 gm of human tissue.

If you think that any of these information contains wrong information and need an upgrade or change, please kindly inform via comment box below. Your valuable comments will definitely make this blog rich and informative also.

**Disclaimer:Information and images collected mainly from manufacturer's website, manuals, user guides and some other online resources. Only some editorial touch given for better understanding and viewing experience. Author of this blog will not bear any liabilities on this regards.


  1. Both cellular iPad mini, 1454 and 1455 support GSM cellular standard but 1455 supports also CDMA and more LTE bands 1, 3, 5, 13 and 25, which are used worldwide. Model 1454 does not support CDMA and supports only two LTE bands 3 and 7 which are mostly used in US and Canada.

    1. Yes, some features differ from model to model and I've mentioned it also. But, thanks for your detail info. Readers will be happy seeing your informative comment.

      Thanks again for hovering here.



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