Putting iOS 6 in the mini tablet will include a new, Google-free Maps app, and Passbook, and promises better Facebook integration, better maps, and better video conferences that use cellular data, according to Entrepreneur.com. It is also said to have a smaller dock connector and thinner bezel. It may also feature a music service similar to Pandora radio, WiFi, and Retina Display.
Rumors claimed that iPad Mini will cost around US$299 and US$349, which is more expensive than its rivals Google Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire HD that starts at US$199.
Below are some of the features that you should expect on the launching event of iPad Mini.
Screen Size - The iPad Mini will most probably feature a 7.85 inch screen display diagonally. It will be slightly bigger than other 7-inch tablets in the market.
No Retina Display - The final resolution of the iPad is not available but it can be said that the screen will not feature the Retina Display. However, the latest iPad Mini from Apple will feature an extremely high density which will render everything in great details and will offer smoothest, sharpest text and pictures.
Smaller Dock Connector -iPad Mini will most likely include an 8-pin dock connector that was first introduced in iPhone 5. Though the new connector is a little more costly for the iPhone 5 owners who will have to purchase the lightning adapters to run their applications on the iPhone 5, still it is a welcome development since it does away with the 30 pin connector many pins of which are obsolete and seldom used.
iOS 6 - The new device willr run with Apple's latest mobile software - iOS 6. This operating system includes new iOS Maps and other features.
Thinner Design - The pictures released in the beginning showed that the iPad Mini was significantly thicker than the original iPad, the later pictures suggests that the iPad Mini will be much thinner and is easier to carry than the iPad.