The iPad mini 3 was originally released in 2014 and was sold along side the iPad mini 2. The iPad mini 3 featured a dual-core 1.3GHz Apple A7 SoC with an embedded M7 motion coprocessor equipped with 64KB of L1 cache (32KB instruction + 32KB data) and 1MB of L2 cache, 1GB of LPDDR3 memory and a quad-core PowerVR GPU. The iPad mini 3 could be configured with 16GB, 32GB, 64GB or 128GB of flash storage, Wi-Fi only or Wi-Fi and Cellular connectivity and was available in Space Gray, Silver and Gold finishes.
The iPad mini 2 featured a 7.9” LED-backlit widescreen Multi-Touch 2,048x1,536 (326 ppi) Retina display, support for Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz) networks, Bluetooth 4.0 and multiple networks (region dependant), 3.5mm headphone jack, dual microphone, dual stereo speakers and lightning connector. The iPad mini 3 has two cameras a front 1.2mega-pixel FaceTime camera capable of 720p HD video recording and a rear 5-megapixel camera with support for up to 1080p HD video recording at 30fps. The iPad mini 3 has a built in 23.8Wh rechargeable lithium-polymer battery capable of up to 10 hours of battery life.