Apple's iPad mini 7 could finally fix the 'jelly' controversy

Apple has faced a few hardware controversies in its time – and you know it's bad when the 'gate' suffix is appended. From Antennagate to Batterygate to Bendgate to, It-gets-really-hot-gate, a few product issues have attracted more attention than others. And the iPad mini 6 has an issue all of its own: Jellygate.

While we're big fans of Apple's smallest tablet, giving it 9 out of 10 in our iPad mini 6 review, users have complained about 'jelly scrolling' since the device launched in 2021. This is more technically known as 'screen tearing', whereby the refresh rate causes two sides of the display to look mismatched while scrolling through content. But Apple might have finally found a way to fix the issue with the iPad mini 7.

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.