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Apple iPad Mini 2021 Price, specifications, and release date

Apple iPad Mini 2021 Price: The starting price of the Apple iPad Mini 2021 is $499 for 4GB RAM + 64GB of storage. While the price of the Apple iPad Mini 2021 with 4GB RAM + 256GB of storage is $649. It’s been a while since we saw a mini version of the Apple iPad and this new 2021 iPad Mini is really one to look forward to. So, in this article, we’ll be sharing with you, not just the price but also the specifications and release date of the Apple iPad Mini (2021).

Apple iPad Mini 2021

Apple iPad Mini (2021) is the mini iPad released by Apple in 2021. It comes with a smaller 8.3 display with stylus support. The iPad Mini of 2021 also comes with Apple’s A15 Bionic chip and it comes in two different storage options. Let’s introduce you to the specifications of the Apple iPad Mini (2021). We’ll start with the chipset, CPU, and GPU. Then we’ll talk about its camera, battery, software, and other features the device.

Chipset, CPU, and GPU

The chipset inside the Apple iPad Mini (2021) is Apple A15 Bionic chip. This custom chip by Apple is specifically designed for Apple devices. This chipset has a Hexa Core CPU and the Apple GPU (5-core graphics).

According to Apple, this new A15 Bionic Chip is 50% faster than other chips in the market and this means the iPad Mini (2021) is faster than most iPads and tablets in the market. It also comes with a faster GPU for graphics rendering and playing games. Going by the Geekbench score, the chipset inside the iPad Mini (2021) is the best you’ll get inside an iPad or tablet. You won’t experience lags when playing games or rendering graphics.


The Apple iPad Mini (2021) has a single 12MP rear camera. This camera does not have OIS but can record steady video and can shoot up to 4k video. It also has a 12MP ultra-wide lens upfront for the selfie camera. The front camera can record up to 1080p video with the gyro-EIS feature enabled.

Some of the features of the rear camera include; Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, and panorama. While this device is not primarily built for photography, it does give you decent photo qualities.

Display Build and Design

Apple iPad Mini (2021) has an 8.3-inches Liquid Retina IPS LCD display, FHD+ resolution, and up to 500 nits of peak brightness. Its design is a typical one with bezels around the edges and a front camera placed at the top.

Apple iPad Mini 2021

Its build material is; Glass front, aluminum back, and aluminum frame. The iPad Mini (2021) is not water or dust-proof but it has support for Nano-SIM, eSIM, and Stylus support (2nd gen only). Although it’s not water or dust proof, the iPad Mini (2021) is a pretty durable device thanks to the quality of its built material.

RAM, Storage, and Battery

Apple iPad Mini (2021) is equipped with 4GB of RAM and two storage options; 64GB and 256GB. There is no space for storage expansion via microSD card. The iPad Mini (2021) comes with a Li-Ion, non-removable (19.3 Wh) battery, and the battery is expected to last Up to 10 hours (multimedia).

With the storage, you have to make use of cloud storage to help with the lower 64GB storage. Apple iPad Mini (2021) does not support any fast charging feature. And it comes in the following colors; Space Gray, Pink, Purple, and Starlight.

Software and Connectivity

Apple iPad Mini (2021) runs the all-new iPadOS 15 out of the box. And from what we’ve seen with Apple’s recent software updates, this device will be getting updates for a long time. Games and Apps can be downloaded from the Apple App Store and you have access to use all Google Mobile Services along with Apple services.

Specifications of Apple iPad Mini (2021)

DISPLAY8.3-inch IPS LCD, FHD+, 500 nits
SoftwareiPadOS 15
ChipsetApple A15 Bionic
GPUApple GPU (5-core graphics)
Storage64GB & 256GB
BatteryLi-Ion, non-removable (19.3 Wh)
Back Camera12MP
Front Camera12MP
Network2G, 3G, 4G, and 5G
Sensors1. Fingerprint (side-mounted)
2. accelerometer
3. gyro
4. proximity
5. compass
6. Siri’s natural language
Apple iPad Mini (2021) Key Specifications

Apple iPad Mini 2021 Price

USA (USD)$499
4GB + 64GB
4GB + 256GB
UK (GBP)£499
4GB + 64GB
4GB + 256GB
Europe (EUR)€499
4GB + 64GB
4GB + 256GB
Price of the Apple iPad Mini (2021) in various countries
Apple iPad Mini 2021 Availability

The 2021 Apple iPad Mini is now available and depending on your region you can start pre-order now. However, starting September 24, you can buy the Apple iPad Mini (2021) from Amazon using the links below.

Buy Apple iPad Mini 2021
Apple iPad Mini 2021Prices
Buy on Amazon$499.00
Buy on Amazon (EUR)€625.99
Buy on Amazon (UK)£499.00

Tell us what you think about the iPad Mini (2021). Will you buy a Mini iPad at the price just below $500? Use the comment section below.






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