Exclusive! First iPad Mini Clone goes on sale in China!


The iPad Mini has proven to be a popular and powerful little tablet which is grabbing the of new and seasoned gadget lovers alike, it has also caught the attention of Chinese tablet makers in Shenzhen who have just released the world’s first iPad mini clone!

GooPad might have grabbed headlines with their plans for an iPad mini clone, but as they have been slow to deliver the goods other Chinese tablet manufacturers have caught up and are already launching their iPad mini clones for sale!

So here it is the world’s first iPad Mini clone from Shenzhen China featuring a very similar (if not identical) design to Apple’s 7.85inch iOS tablet!

8 inch ipad mini clone with dual-core CPU

As you can see from the photos this iPad Mini clone is actually slightly larger than the real iPad mini due to its full 8inch screen and much thicker bezels. The screen features a resolution of 1024 x 768 with IPS technology for improved viewing.

 

dual-core ipad mini clone chinaThe rear of the iPad Mini clone comes in a range of anodized colours (the light blue option is shown in the photos) which is more similar to the iPod Touch 5 line up rather than the iPad Mini, but is a nice touch none the less.

Under the exterior this knock-off tablet gets a dual-core Rockchips RK3066 cpu, four-core GPU, 1GB RAM, 8GB of built-in storage, front and rear cameras, built-in HDMI out, micro SD card reader, micro USB port and Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean OS!

8 inch ipad mini clone antutu

Like the real iPad mini this 8inch clone is quite the performer and manages to score an impressive 7058 on AnTuTu. It also support 1080p video playback and Flash video!

We’ll bring you more iPad mini clone news as we get it!

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28 Comments

  1. SteveVai
    November 15, 2012

    Hi Mr.let me kmow place to buy.thks.

  2. chris
    November 15, 2012

    Source link please?

    • November 15, 2012

      It’s in there “this iPad mini clone”

  3. Igor
    November 15, 2012

    Как и где купить???

  4. Igor
    November 15, 2012

    Excuse me, how and where to buy?

    • November 15, 2012

      I’ve not seen any store with it, but if you follow the link in the article you can get the company QQ and phone numbers

  5. ThinkOutsideTheBox
    November 15, 2012

    I wonder if this will run a version of IOS 6 Theme, and if it’ll be in the 100’s or 200’s USD range.

    • November 15, 2012

      Nope it doesn’t maybe an update will give it a better iOS look.

  6. November 15, 2012

    any mention on price tag?

    • November 15, 2012

      I guess it will be below $100

  7. teja
    November 15, 2012

    this clone is not good looking especially the bezel looks ugly !

  8. sickgrinder
    November 15, 2012

    I was hoping that they would have cloned the shape, the sides are too wide!

    • November 15, 2012

      It’s a first Gen clone, we’re likely to see better in the coming months

  9. Guest
    November 15, 2012

    Hi Mr.let me kmow place to buy.thks.

  10. Guest
    November 15, 2012

    Source link please?

    • Guest
      November 16, 2012

      It’s in there “this iPad mini clone”

  11. Guest
    November 15, 2012

    Как и где купить???

  12. Guest
    November 15, 2012

    Excuse me, how and where to buy?

    • Guest
      November 16, 2012

      I’ve not seen any store with it, but if you follow the link in the article you can get the company QQ and phone numbers

  13. Guest
    November 15, 2012

    I wonder if this will run a version of IOS 6 Theme, and if it’ll be in the 100’s or 200’s USD range.

    • Guest
      November 16, 2012

      Nope it doesn’t maybe an update will give it a better iOS look.

  14. Guest
    November 15, 2012

    any mention on price tag?

    • Guest
      November 16, 2012

      I guess it will be below $100

  15. teja
    November 15, 2012

    this clone is not good looking especially the bezel looks ugly !

  16. sickgrinder
    November 15, 2012

    I was hoping that they would have cloned the shape, the sides are too wide!

    • Guest
      November 16, 2012

      It’s a first Gen clone, we’re likely to see better in the coming months

  17. m hilton
    May 26, 2013

    BUY this and regret it they may look the part but they are inferior as with the Zenithink C94 short battery life unstable wont upgrade We brought a second hand IPad 1 and far better quality fast stable good battery life Chinese make cheap junk and pass it of as quality product they are not

  18. Guest
    May 26, 2013

    BUY this and regret it they may look the part but they are inferior as with the Zenithink C94 short battery life unstable wont upgrade We brought a second hand IPad 1 and far better quality fast stable good battery life Chinese make cheap junk and pass it of as quality product they are not