Report: iPad Mini 4 to Support Split View, Sport More Powerful Hardware


(NDTV Gadgets) – Apple’s rumored iPad mini 4 might support the Split View (two apps running side-by-side) feature revealed for the iPad in iOS 9. A resource file found within the Safari 9 browser in OS X El Capitan shows support for Split-View in Safari for the iPad mini. If true, this could also mean that the specifications of the upcoming iPad mini 4 will be on par with the iPad Air 2, which runs on the Apple A8X.

Developer Hamza Sood and 9to5Mac also report about a developer tool in El Capitan that’s designed for developers to test the responsiveness of website designs allowing the simulation of an iPad mini with Safari in split-screen view.

Announced at WWDC in June earlier this year, the new version of Apple’s mobile operating system — iOS 9 – comes with Split View, a feature that brings multitasking capability by allowing users to run two apps side-by-side, with the ability to adjust their screen space.


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