Apple iPad mini 2021: Price, Specs, Availability in the Philippines

All-new design in four new colors

The Apple iPad mini 2021 is finally here! The much-awaited upgrade of the mini iPad sports a new design, bigger display, powerful internals, bigger storage, and a more capable camera.

The new design of the iPad mini is reminiscent of its bigger brother, the iPad Air, which also comes in fun and different colors. Inside is Apple’s new A15 Bionic chip which delivers up to 80% faster performance compared to its previous generation. A new USB-C port brings fast wired connectivity and its cellular model now packs 5G connectivity. Lastly, the new iPad mini is now compatible with the 2nd generation Apple Pencil.

Apple iPad mini 2021 specs:

  • 8.3-inch Liquid Retina IPS LCD display, 2266 x 1488px
    P3 Wide color, True Tone, 500 nits brightness
    Dolby Vision and HDR10 support
  • A15 Bionic chip:
    6-core CPU
    5-core GPU
    16-core Neural Engine
  • 64GB/256GB internal storage
  • Single rear camera with Quad LED flash:
    12MP f/1.8 main camera with Focus Pixels
  • 12MP f/2.4 ultra wide front camera
    With Center Stage and 122 degree FOV
  • 5G, 4G LTE, Single nano-SIM, eSIM (Cellular model)
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax) with MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, Digital compass,
    GPS/GNSS, (Cellular model)
  • Wired audio output via USB-C port
    Landscape stereo speakers
    Spatial audio
    Dolby Atmos
  • Support for Apple Pencil (2nd Generation)
  • Touch ID
  • Smart HDR 3
  • USB-C port: supports DisplayPort and USB 3.1 Gen 1
  • iPadOS 15
  • 19.3-watt-hour battery
  • Available colors: Space Gray, Pink, Purple, Starlight

The Apple iPad mini is priced starting at PHP 29,990 for the base 64GB internal storage. Local availability is yet to be announced so stay tuned.

Nathaniel is a part-time contributor and writes for WalasTech in his free time from work. He is a tech-savvy person, a morning radio program listener, a podcast host and producer, as well as a heavy social media user.