Apple iPad Mini 2nd Generation Wifi | Cellular | Retina SpecsiPad mini - MF066LL/A - A1490 - 2696
About This iPad
The iPad Mini 2 was very identical to the iPad Mini 1 but came with an improved display and was also available in a 128 GB flash storage format. The processor had also been improved to a 1.3 GHz
Storage & Memory
The iPad Mini 2 came with a 1 GB RAM and had options that came with 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB of storage.
Screen Size and Resolution
The iPad Mini 2 had a 7.9 inch IPS LED-backlit touch-sensitive display that supported a native resolution of 2048×1536 (326 ppi). It featured both a front 1.2 megapixel “FaceTime HD” camera of and a rear 5-megapixel “iSight” camera.
OS & Processor
The iPad Mini 2 came with iOS 7.0.3 for its operating system. It was powered by a custom designed 1.3 GHz dual-core Apple A7 processor.
The iPad Mini 2 was equipped with a Lithium Polymer battery that supported up to 10 hours of surfing of the web on Wi-Fi, watching a video, or listening to music and 9 hours surfing the web using cellular data network. There was no official report on the amount of standby time that the battery could support.
1.3 GHz Apple A7
16 – 128 GB
The Operating System installed on the iPad Mini 2 could be upgraded from iOS 7.0.3 to current iOS. However, no physical upgradability was present in the device due to the complex nature of fitting all components into such a compact form.
Introduction Date: October 22, 2013
Discontinued Date: March 21, 2017
1 (2 Cores)
16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB
Sync & Charge
iPad mini (2nd Gen)
Black or White
Lithium Polymer 23.8-watt-hour
Apple Order Number
iPad mini Retina (Wi-Fi + Cellular)
Stand by Time
Apple Model Number
A1490 (EMC 2696)
Operating System and Display
0.75 lbs. (341 g)
2048×1536 (326 ppi)
Mac OS X 10.6.8