IPAD MINICSE 101 Web Tools in Education November 5th, 2012 Cassidy Cook
WHAT’S AN IPAD MINI? The iPad is a small device created by Apple for theeasy and convenience of the consumers. The iPad Mini is a smaller, more affordabledevice than the iPad tablet, or even computer and desktop. It’s meant to be used with one hand and managed fast and easy. Smaller than the iPad, but bigger than the iphone.
PRO’SiPad Mini has 275,000 choices ofapplications. It’s more affordable, 329$compared to the iPad 499$. It has a7.9-inch LED-backlit multi-touchdisplay, compared to the 9.7 inch.
CON’S• The screen size is an upgrade from the iphone 5, but a downgrade from the traditional iPad. It has the same effects and apps as the Ipad its just smaller. The iPad Mini supports the LTE networks of AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon Wireless. It has access to 4G mobile broadband in hundreds of towns and countries in the world.
PRODUCTION/RELEASE DATE• Production for the Mini was rumored to start production just last month.The Mini cost roughy 188$ to make and put together. The iPad Mini was released on November 2, 2012. The iPad Mini was produced for the consumers who don’t own iPhones, yet still want the applications and capabilities.
HTTP://WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/• This is an iPad commercial on the comparison in size and function of the ipad compared to the new ipad mini.
CONCLUSION• The iPad Mini is too similar to the iPad and iPhone. It doesn’t separate itself from the other apple technologies. It has the same applications, just a smaller screen, and smaller price. The iPad Mini is smaller in size but has the same capabilities as the regular iPad.