92
Engadget
Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
92

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

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Engadget Review

iPad mini with Retina display review: as good as the Air, just smaller

The iPad mini matches the full-sized iPad Air in display quality, design and performance. Just be prepared to pay more than you would have for last year's model.

Pros
  • Stunning display
  • Solid performance
  • Long battery life
Cons
  • No Touch ID
  • Relatively expensive
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Scores

Engadget

92
 

User Reviews

90
milkychipz
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
90
LaidBackBay
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
70
johncolucci
I've had a love and dis-love (don't want to say hate) relationship with iPads....read more
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9.1
Average Critic Score

Battery life

9.0
 

Portability (size / weight)

8.7
 

Display

9.6
 

Design and form factor

8.9
 

Features

8.7
 

Storage capacity

7.3
 

Ease of use

8.0
 

Durability

10.0
 

How It Stacks Up

82

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82
 

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87
 

User

80
 

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82
 

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67
 
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74
 

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73
 

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80
 
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