Apple debuts iPad mini and updates the iPad and iMac


By Andrew Hudson Published: October 23, 2012 Updated: September 15, 2014

This year’s Christmas present in an Apple box is… the iPad mini. Also under the tree are faster iPads and iMacs.

iPad Mini (1st generation)
Announced:Oct 23, 2012
Available:Nov 2, 2012
Display:1024 × 768 px at 163 PPI, 7.9-inch (diagonal)
Camera:5MP, ƒ/2.4
Price:From $329
iPad (4th generation)
Announced:Oct 23, 2012
Available:Nov 2, 2012
Update:Faster CPU (Apple A6X), better front camera
Display:2,048 × 1,536 pixels at 264 ppi, 9.7-inch diagonal
Camera:5MP, ƒ/2.4
Price:From $499
iMac (8th generation)
Announced:Oct 23, 2012
Available:November, 2012 (21.5-inch); December, 2012 (27-inch)
Updates:Faster harddrive (Apple Fusion Drive), faster CPU and graphics, thinner edge
Display:1920-by-1080 (21-inch); 2560-by-1440 (27-inch)
Price:From $1299 for 21.5-inch; From $1799 for 27-inch

Sources: Apple. Image by Apple.

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