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Apple iPad mini 3

    Apple iPad mini 3

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    85 Engadget Score
    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
    85

    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

    How we score

    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

    Engadget Review

    The iPad mini 3 is just as good as its predecessor, but its lack of feature upgrades doesn't justify its price and places it behind the Air 2 in specs. Unless you love Apple's fingerprint sensor and Apple Pay, you may want to opt for last year's model instead.

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    Pros
    • Touch ID now comes included
    • Long battery life
    • Good performance
    Cons
    • Only a couple of upgrades
    • Commands a $100 premium over last year's model

    Reviews

    80
     
    Average Critic Score
    Critic Reviews 9
    88
     
    Average User Score
    User Reviews 4
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    Specs

    Key Specs

    Form factor
    Tablet
    Operating system
    IOS
    Screen size
    7.922
    Storage type
    Internal storage
    Camera (integrated)
    Yes
    Maximum battery life
    Up to 1020

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    85 Engadget Score
    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
    85

    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

    How we score

    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

    Scores

    Engadget

    85
     

    User Reviews

    90
    SilicaGuy
    Overall a good tablet, capable of doing most of the usual daily tasks. Nice...read more
    90
    elentophanes
    The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
    80
    Jakelegofilms
    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
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