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In addition to the new iPad Air 2, Apple today officially unveiled the follow up to the iPad mini with Retina display, the “iPad mini 3”.

As we reported yesterday, Apple leaked the new name of the third-generation 7.9-inch iPad through its iOS 8 user guide. The iPad mini 3 has gained the Touch ID fingerprint sensor. The 7.9-inch iPad will also be available in gold for the first time. This year Apple saved the major internal changes in the iPad lineup for the 9.7-inch iPad with the new iPad Air 2.

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Zac Hall

Zac covers Apple news, hosts the 9to5Mac Happy Hour podcast, and created SpaceExplored.com.