Editors Liked

  • All the same specs as the larger iPad Air in a smaller size
  • Apple Pencil support
  • Best app selection
  • Good battery life (so far)
  • Works with all previous iPad mini accessories
  • TrueTone screen welcome
  • Solid performance

Editors Didn't Like

  • Seven-year-old exterior design with huge bezels
  • No second-gen Apple Pencil support
  • Pricer than 9.7-inch iPad
  • No USB-C
  • So-so cameras