The iPad Mini 4 has been eclipsed, to literally and figuratively, for the iPad Pro. However, the new version of the mini Apple tablet is a significant update, where the iPad Mini 3 will TouchID brought a sensor and a new color. finally enjoying the delicacy and some of the technical features of the iPad Air 2, he raises the interest of the Mini for those who want a smaller tablet.
Design and ergonomics: finally the fineness of the Air 2
After a Mini 3, which did not move a millimeter than its two predecessors, the iPad Mini 4 finally adopts the increased fineness of the iPad Air 2, and especially its laminated screen, eliminating the space between the glass and pixels. The gain is significant: it goes from 7.5 to 6.1 mm thickness is exactly 2 Air.
The difference is especially noticeable iPad in hand already comfortable weight of the iPad Mini is lighter yet: 298 g Wi-Fi version and 304 g 4G versions. This is the lightest ever released by Apple iPad, but still significantly above a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 (265 g) or a Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact (270 g).