For a limited time, you can get the fifth-generation iPad Mini for $349.99 at Amazon. That's $50 off its $399 list price and the lowest price we've ever seen for this tablet.
If you want a small tablet to add to your arsenal of gadgets, it's one of the best iPad deals you can get.
The beloved 2019 iPad mini is one of the best tablets to buy.
It features a 7.9-inch Retina display, Apple's A12 Bionic chip, 64GB of storage and Apple Touch ID and a Lightning charging port.
In our Apple iPad Mini review, we liked the tablet's bright, colorful display and long battery life, which lasted 12 hours and 40 minutes in our Laptop Mag Battery Test. Although the iPad mini's bezel could be smaller, we rated it 4 out of 5 stars for its great performance.
In one test, the iPad mini 5's powerful A12 Bionic chip juggled multiple apps simultaneously with no lag. Meanwhile, Injustice 2 gameplay was fast and fluid.
In our lab, the iPad mini 5 notched a multi-core score of 11,515 on Geekbench 4, which measures overall performance. It beat the iPad Air (11,471). Simply put, the iPad mini is one of the fastest tablets, period.
With a weight of a mere 0.7 ounces and measuring 8 x 5.3 x .24 inches, the iPad mini is lighter than and just as thin as the iPad Air (16 ounces, 9.8 x 6.8 x 0.24 inches).
For the first time, the iPad mini supports the $99 Apple Pencil, which can really change the way you work. This accessory makes it easy to jot things down in the Notes app or in more-robust third-party apps like GoodNotes 5.
So if you want a small yet powerful tablet that you can write and draw on, the iPad mini is a wise choice.
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Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.