Apple has just announced during its “California Streaming” event a brand new generation of the iPad mini. The smallest iPad in the lineup now comes with a design language that’s similar to that of last year’s iPad Air, with slimmer bezels and no Home Button.
Just as with last year’s iPad Air, the iPad mini doesn’t feature Face ID, but a Touch ID sensor in the sleep/wake button, allowing the user to unlock the device as well as authenticate within apps and authorize purchases with their fingerprint.
Other specs of the 6th generation iPad mini include an 8.3-inch display, TrueTone, and a USB-C port instead of the Lightning port on the previous generation. It also includes 5G networking on the cellular models.
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