iPad mini 2 with Retina display goes on sale

iPad mini 2 with Retina display is on sale now
Get one while you can

If you've been impatiently F5ing Apple's website waiting for sign of the iPad mini 2 with Retina display, you're in luck: the small but mighty tablet has gone on sale today.

You can order the iPad mini with Retina from Apple's website, although it looks as though external retailers are still waiting for stock and will only let you register interest.

Tablets should be with you within one to three working days, according to Apple's site.

Money money money

In the UK, the iPad mini 2 starts from £319 for the 16GB Wi-Fi only model, going up in increments to £659 with nets you the 128GB Wi-Fi and cellular edition (available on EE, Three, O2 and Vodafone).

Meanwhile in the US, the equivalent prices are $399 for the 16GB Wi-Fi only tablet, up to $829 for Wi-Fi and cellular on AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon.

And what do you get for your money? The iPad mini 2 rocks a 7.9-inch display with Apple's super high-res screen tech known as Retina, an A7 64-bit processor and the latest version of iOS 7.

Those planning to buy an iPad mini 2 might want to be quick about it - although Apple's keeping quiet, multiple rumours over the past weeks have hinted that supplies may be short.

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