Of the devices Apple announced in September 2021, the all 6th-generation iPad mini is getting a lot of attention. The fun sized device now includes an edge to edge screen and a Touch ID power button like its larger predecessor the iPad Air. Adding to the playfulness, Apple added more color ways and included iPad mini wallpapers that match each hardware version.
iPad mini 6
Congrats on getting your new iPad mini 6! If you're wondering where to start, we're here to help. Watch our quick video for useful iPad mini 6 tips ranging from setting up and configuring the tablet to discovering hidden features to using Apple Pencil 2 and other accessories.
The all-new, redesigned iPad mini features plenty of noteworthy elements. That includes the "all-screen" design thanks to its smaller bezels, Touch ID built into the top button, and a USB-C port. Among other things. But it looks like Apple slipped in another detail, tied to what many would consider is one of the more boring elements of the tablet.
If your iPhone or iPad widgets reset to their default settings after restoring your device from a backup, feel free to chalk that up to an iOS bug that Apple is aware of.
Apple released iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 to the public on September 20, 2021. Deep inside the file structure of the IPSW file, one can locate the official iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPad mini 6 wallpapers. You can head there, or simply check out the official Apple wallpaper files right here in a special edition of Wallpapers of the Week.
Apple's California Streaming event wrapped up pretty quickly, all things considered. The company unveiled a handful of new products, including the iPhone 13 lineup. But arguably the star of the show was the brand new, oft-rumored, all-new redesigned iPad mini.
Apple's refreshed its phone and tablet offerings with the September 14 unveiling of the new iPhone 13, sixth-generation iPad mini and ninth-generation iPad. The gadgets are shipping soon so read this if you're about to pre-order an iPhone 13 or one of the new iPad models.
One of the best parts of the brand new, redesigned iPad mini is the fact it features an A15 Bionic processor. That's the newest chip from Apple, and it's also what's present in the iPhone 13 lineup, too. However, if you were thinking the speeds would be the same across devices, it turns out that isn't the case.
Cellular versions of Apple's sixth-generation iPad mini don't support mmWave, a faster 5G protocol that's predominately used in the United States, at all. As for the new iPhone 13, it still restricts mmWave 5G support to the US just like its predecessor, the iPhone 12 family.
Apple's virtually-held September 14 event under the tagline “California Streaming” revealed updates to the iPhone lineup, Apple's bread and butter, in addition to the sixth-generation iPad mini and Apple Watch Series 7. If you're not caught up yet, it might be a great idea to watch the new ads first to familiarize yourself with Apple's talking points before diving deeper.
Images of a purported iPad mini 6 mold have corroborated earlier reports that the next iPad mini will switch to an almost fullscreen design, with Touch ID built into a power button.
Some of the claimed iPad mini 6 features will reportedly include Apple's unreleased A15 chip, with better connectivity via USB-C and Smart Connector support also part of the package.