7 reasons we're excited about the new iPad mini

5 of the new iPad mini models on a gradient background.
(Image credit: Apple/Future)

It was not long ago when we were asking whether the iPad mini was soon to be discontinued, but on Tuesday evening at the 'California Streaming' Apple event we were introduced to the newest iPad mini model (If you missed the event, you can catch up on all you need to know on our recap.) 

The smallest of Apple's tablets is back and we are far from disappointed. Apple seemingly designed this iPad with creatives in mind, because it has (nearly) everything we could want. From new cameras, to longer lasting battery life, read on to see what is getting us so excited about the new iPad mini. 

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Amelia Bamsey
Staff Writer

Amelia is Creative Bloq’s Staff Writer. After completing a degree in Popular Music and a Master’s in Song Writing, Amelia began designing posters, logos, album covers and websites for musicians. She now enjoys covering a range of topics on Creative Bloq, including posters, optical illusions, logos (she's a particular fan of logo Easter eggs), gaming and illustration. In her free time, she relishes in the likes of art (especially the Pre-Raphaelites), photography and literature. Amelia prides herself on her unorthodox creative methods, her Animal Crossing island and her extensive music library.