First customers have started to receive the redesigned iPad mini

Ipad Mini 6 2021 Lifestyle Touch Id
Ipad Mini 6 2021 Lifestyle Touch Id (Image credit: Apple)

What you need to know

  • The first customers in the world have begun to receive their new iPad mini.
  • The redesigned tablet is releasing alongside the iPhone 13 and 9th generation iPad.
  • Shipment dates for the mini are already out into November for some configurations.

The first customers in the world are starting to get their hands on the 6th generation iPad mini.

The new iPad mini officially releases in stores and online on Friday, September 24. While many of us still have to wait for Friday to come around, it is already that day in some countries. Customers in those countries are already getting their hands on Apple's tiny tablet and sharing it on social media.

From the tweets below, you can see a ton of things like the packaging of the new iPad mini as well as what it looks like next to Apple's larger iPads and the new iPhone 13 lineup.

The new 6th generation iPad mini features an all-new design, the company's new A15 Bionic processor, and support for the 2nd generation Apple Pencil.

Along with the iPad mini, Apple is also launching the the 9th generation iPad and the iPhone 13.

Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.