It's high time you get your dad a high-end tablet.
The iPad mini's 7.9-inch display has a 1,024-x-768 resolution. It has HD cameras on both sides of the device for iSigh and FaceTime, or just to record 1080p HD videos. As an iOS 7 device, the iPad mini has access to Apple's App Store and extensive app ecosystem of more than 500,000 apps. The tablet weighs just 0.68 pounds and has 16 GB of storage. It runs on Apple's dual-core A5 chip and offers Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technology. The iPad mini also offers up to 10 hours of battery life.