New iPad Mini hits store shelves

New iPad Mini hits store shelves

NEW IPADS: Apple has launched a new iPad Mini and the new iPad Air a thinner, lighter and faster-running version of its previous large tablet computer. Photo: Associated Press

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — The latest version of Apple’s iPad Mini is going on sale.

The new Mini is the first version of the smaller iPad to feature a high-resolution display that Apple calls Retina.

It also includes a power-efficient A7 chip, along with faster wireless and expanded LTE cellular connectivity.

It’s available in silver or gray. Wi-Fi-only models will start at $399 for a 16-gigabyte model, while cellular-capable models will start at $529 for the 16-gigabyte model.

The new Minis were made available Tuesday through Apple’s online and retail stores, along with AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless and select retailers.

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