The closer we get to October 13, the better the Prime Day deals coming down the pipe appear to be. Amazon just loves whetting our appetites with discounts on some of the best tech in preview of their biggest sales day. To wit, right now, you can on an Apple iPad Mini, and that’s in addition to the other great Prime Day iPad deals available. This means that you can get an iPad Mini for only $350, down from its original price of $400. Those are huge savings!
For when your phone just seems too small, like not enough computer, and yet your iPad or tablet is too big — Apple created the perfect in-between solution with their latest iPad Mini. It’s the perfect mobile computing item to toss in your bag on your way to class or work, or to accompany you on a trip on commute. It’s got incredible Wi-Fi, to connect you to the cloud for all your content, not to mention 64GB storage so that you can bring a ton of movies, books, music (or, fine, work) with you anywhere you go.
Bonus: when you get to your destination, if you want a fuller computing experience, you can easily attach a keyboard case, making this mini tablet a whiz for taking notes, making presentations, or editing content.
Our favorite part about this iPad Mini: The screen. It has Apple’s 7.9-inch Retina, which has legendary sharpness, color, and precision. Its True Tone and wide color technology give every image, every icon, every graphic, a little extra pop. Also, it’s got the latest iPadOS, Apple’s custom-build tablet operating system, which makes multitasking as well as general use even breezier. Backing all this up is Apple’s A12 Bionic chip, which allows tons of multitasking (between apps, tabs, Apple Arcade games, you name it).
If you’re all about security, there’s Touch ID, which employs the iPad Mini’s fingerprint sensor, and the battery life is great, supporting up to ten hours of use. And as Zoom and Facetime are taking over our WFH situations, there’s an 8MP back camera and a 7MP FaceTime HD front camera. For the creatively minded, the iPad Mini supports Apple Pencil.
The iPad Mini has become a new favorite tool, for work from home, school, travel, or just everyday use. In some ways, it’s the ultimate tablet and the ultimate phone, at once. Compare it with these iPad deals, but right now you can on an Apple iPad Mini; it’s only $350, down from its original price of $400. Better act fast though, this deal will only be around for a mini amount of time.
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