The iPad Mini 5 deserves more recognition
In the sea of iPad Pro’s in here, I often feel that the new Mini is often overlooked. Alas, I was once the same too. Coming from an iPad Air 2, I never really gave much thought to the Mini line in the past.
Now I get it. Now I understand why the Mini fans were so enthusiastic when Apple finally announced the 5th generation. I picked one up recently, and I truly adore it.
For some, it might be too small. For me, it is the perfect size to use during boring work commutes. It’s absolutely spot on for reading books, comics, manga, and Reddit (duh!). At work, it is small enough to replace a regular paper notebook, while not being obnoxiously large for meetings.
The size is really what makes it. I absolutely love the portability of this thing, and while it’s too small for a lot of things, it’s also the perfect size for many tasks that I need it to do on a daily basis. Using it in bed is far more comfortable than using the regular size iPads, with its smaller size and lighter weight contributing to much better comfort.
The A12 in it is superb, and it never seems to struggle with anything I throw at it. The speed is just phenomenal, especially at a time when my Air 2 is starting to show its age a little bit (it has stood the test of time remarkably well, mind).
All in all, I just wanted to give the iPad Mini 5 a little bit more recognition and appreciation. It is truly a spectacular device, and an absolute joy to use.
I just wish for a truly bonkers iPad Mini Pro now. A man can dream…