Can the Apple iPad Mini 6 be a good ebook reader?


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The iPad Mini 6 is inarguably one of the best things – apart from the iPhone 13 – that Apple launched during its spring event. With an A15 Bionic chip, the new iPad Mini 6 is a powerhouse of a device that belies its small proportions. Couple to that its brilliant display and all-day battery life, and you have one of the best tablets for reading books, playing games, watching movies, and whatnot.

Here we are going to find out how good of a device the new iPad Mini 6 is for the book worms out there.

Now, the new iPad Mini 6 comes with a larger 8.6-inch display that is illuminated by 2266 x 1488 pixels. Apple prefers to call it is a Liquid Retina that packs in 326 pixels every square inch. That’s way better than the max 265 PPI that even the highest-specced iPad Pro has to offer. This should be an indication of the sharp images the new iPad Mini 6 is capable of.

In comparison, the Fire HD 8 which comes closest to the iPad Mini in dimensions comes with a 1280 x 800 pixel 8-inch HD display having 189 PPI pixel density. The new Kindle Paperwhite does better with a 300 PPI pixel density but that’s comparing chalk with cheese.

The iPad Mini 6 otherwise impresses with its color reproduction with an accurate depiction of the different color hues. Brightness and contrast too are great, all of which make for a truly immersive viewing experience. There is something called ‘jelly scrolling’ experienced by many and has been spoiling the fun for some though Apple has said it isn’t an issue that needs to be fixed.

So, does all of this make the new iPad Mini a nice eReader device?

That is something that perhaps is being asked for ages now, the iPad vs Kindle sort of a thing, and let’s set the record straight on this. For those who are looking for unadulterated reading pleasure, there is nothing better than the Kindle, and the new Kinde Paperwhite is a great piece of hardware.

However, if you are looking for a multitasking sort of device that is both handy and portable, there isn’t anything that can beat the iPad Mini at the moment. Colored comics look simply awesome on the Apple device, and so do animations that are butter smooth. Another huge positive with the iPad Mini is its…