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iPad mini (5th Generation) Frequently Asked Questions FAQ

Article ID = 230
Article Title = iPad mini (5th Generation) Frequently Asked Questions FAQ
Article Author(s) = Graham Needham (BH)
Article Created On = 18th March 2019
Article Last Updated = 20th March 2019
Article URL = https://www.macstrategy.com/article.php?230

Article Brief Description:
Frequently Asked Questions about the iPad mini (5th Generation)
Q. What is the iPad mini (5th generation)?
A. The iPad mini (5th generation) is an upgraded version of the iPad mini - they launched on 18th March 2019.
Q. What sizes are available?
A. There is one size available - 7.9-inch.
Q. What are the main differences between the this iPad mini and the previous model?
A. The main differences include:
  • A12 Bionic chip + embedded M12 coprocessor
  • 7MP front FaceTime HD camera
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • New 256GB higher storage capacity option
Q. What storage capacities is the iPad mini (5th generation) available in?
A. 64GB and 256GB.
Q. What colours is the iPad mini (5th generation) available in?
A. Silver, space grey and gold.
Q. What are the system requirements for using an iPad mini (5th generation)?
A. The following are required:
  • An Apple ID (for some features)
  • Internet access
  • Syncing with iTunes on a Mac or PC requires
Q. I'm not running OS X 10.11.6 or later. What can I do?
A. Check to see if you can upgrade to OS X 10.11.6 or later.
Q. What mobile frequencies does the iPad mini (5th generation) support?
A. See this article.
Q. Does the iPad mini (5th generation) have USB-C?
A. No - it still has the Apple Lightning connector.
Q. Does the iPad mini (5th generation) still come with a 3.5mm headphone jack?
A. Yes.
Q. Does the iPad mini (5th generation) support the Apple Pencil?
A. Yes - but it only supports the 1st generation Apple Pencil.
Q. Does the iPad mini (5th generation) have Face ID?
A. No - it still has the Home button/Touch ID sensor.
Q. Does the fingerprint identity sensor system store images of my fingerprint?
A. Apple has officially stated that the iPhone doesn't store actual images of users' fingerprints on the device only fingerprint data which is encrypted within the processor. Third-party applications cannot use the scanner facility. Those who wish the use Touch ID also have to create a passcode as a backup. Only that passcode (not a finger) can unlock the phone if the phone is rebooted or hasn't been unlocked for 48 hours. This feature is meant to block hackers from stalling for time as they try to find a way to circumvent the fingerprint scanner. See Apple's official tech note on the subject.
Q. Are there official Apple cases available for the iPad mini (5th generation)?
A. Yes - they are available from the Apple Store.

Article Keywords: iPad mini 5th generation v12iOS iOS12

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