5 Things To Know About The iPad Mini


It's Thinner And Lighter

Shaving down on screen size let Apple make the new iPad mini especially thin and light. The new tablet weighs in at a super-light 0.68 pounds and measures just 0.28 inches thick, letting it beat both Google and Amazon in the race toward thin-and-light.

Google's Nexus 7 and Amazon's Kindle Fire HD, by comparison, are both approximately 0.4-inches thick, weighing 0.75 pounds and 0.87 pounds, respectively.