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Older, but not wiser

Same aluminum design

Same resolution

Thicker design

iOS 10 ready

No TouchID

No complaints here

Lightning charger

Two cameras

The Apple iPad Mini 2 is an old model, but it's managed to stick around.

If you're interested in an iPad, but are strapped on cash, the Mini 2 is your best bet.

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From the back, the iPad Mini 2 could pass for the Mini 4.

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Though it has the same screen resolution as the iPad Mini 4, the Mini 2 doesn't have as wide of a color range.

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It's also thicker than the newer iPad.

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When iOS 10 rolls out later this year, the iPad Mini 2 will support it.

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It doesn't have the fingerprint scanner that newer iPads have.

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While using the iPad Mini 2, despite its lack of high-end features, it still satisfied for casual web browsing, video streaming and gaming.

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It uses the same charger as the iPhone 6.

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It has a rear and front-facing camera. Neither are very impressive.

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