iPad Mini 5 • Buyer's Guide


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Avg Price: $409

Apple took a bit of a break with the iPad Mini release cycle, which in past years was year-to-year. The 5th generation iPad Mini arrived a few years after the iPad Mini 4, in March 2019. The 5th generation iPad Mini arrived with the familiar 7.9-inch form factor, however, there were some solid improvements in terms of the processing power. The iPad Mini 5 has a Retina display resolution of 2048 x 1536 and a ppi of 326. Apple kept the fully laminated display and anti-reflective coating and added a 500 nits max brightness with True Tone. The device is powered by the Apple A12 Bionic chip with an Apple M12 motion coprocessor and has storage options of 64GB or 256GB. This model arrived running iOS 12.1.4 and with options for a WiFi-only model or a WiFi + Cellular model. Other feature highlights of the 5th generation iPad Mini include WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5, a 5124 mAh battery, 7MP FaceTime front-facing camera, and an 8MP rear-facing iSight camera.

What are the iPad Mini 5 color choices?

The Apple iPad Mini 5 is available in 3 colors:

  • Gold
  • Gray
  • Silver

How much storage does the iPad Mini 5 have?

The Apple iPad Mini 5 has 2 storage options:

  • 64 GB
  • 256 GB

How much does the iPad Mini 5 cost?

In January 2021, the average sale price for the 64 GB option was $339, the 256 GB option was $456.

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