Apple revamps the iPad mini, gives the iPad 10.2 new chipset and front camera

Apple kicked off its hardware announcements today with iPads. Both the entry-level iPad 10.2 and iPad mini got new versions.

iPad 10.2 (2021)

The new 10.2-inch iPad is powered by the A13 Bionic promising 20% performance boost over the A12 Bionic in last year’s model. The display size and bezels remain the same, but on the upside that means retained compatibility with accessories for the previous iPad 10.2, including the first gen Apple Pencil. And Apple did add the TrueTone feature to its entry-level tablet.

Arguably the most important upgrade is the bump in the base storage,…