If you want the full, polished Apple tablet experience in a smaller package, the iPad Mini is worth the premium price. Otherwise, good alternatives are available for less money.
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The iPad Mini 2 shrinks down the iPad Air into an even more compact package, sacrificing nearly nothing. It's a terrific smaller tablet.
The new Retina Mini's a little heavier and more expensive, but manages to fit a Retina Display and a much faster processor into its 7.9-inch tablet body. How does it feel? Read our unfolding review.
The iPad Mini 4 makes the most of iOS 9 and has a number of welcome upgrades, but its high price will have some skipping straight up to larger iPad Air models.
One of 2013's best, the iPad Mini 3 is still a compelling choice despite the lack of upgrades. However, the nearly identical and significantly cheaper iPad Mini 2 is a smarter buy.
You'll pay a premium for it, but the ClamCase Pro for iPad Mini is the best and most versatile all-around keyboard case we've seen.
The silicone accessory comes with a case and adds a tactile dimension to the iPad Mini's onscreen keyboard.
Developed by Tactus Technology, the Phorm iPad Mini case costs $149 and offers users a physical keyboard that bubbles up from its protective screen.
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Due to ship soon, the company's $79.99 FastFit iPad Mini keyboard case is designed to compete with Logitech's popular Ultrathin keyboard case.