What Size Image Fits the Wallpaper Screen on an iOS 7 iPad Mini?

Apple's two iPad Minis are available at different price points.
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As of December 2013, Apple has two iPad Minis for sale: the original 2012 model and the updated iPad Mini with Retina display model. Both tablets run the iOS 7 operating system, but the screen resolution differs on each -- for the best results use wallpaper images that match your iPad Mini's resolution. You can switch between pictures in the Wallpapers & Brightness section of Settings.

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Apple's original iPad Mini, launched in October 2012, has a screen resolution of 1024-by-768 pixels. Its successor, the 2013 iPad Mini with Retina display, has a screen resolution of 2048-by-1536 pixels. IOS 7 can resize images to fit the dimensions of the iPad Mini's screen, but images are sharpest when they are saved at the same resolution as the device.

An information technology journalist since 2002, David Nield writes about the Web, technology, hardware and software. He is an experienced editor, proofreader and copywriter for online publications such as CNET, TechRadar and Gizmodo. Nield holds a Bachelor of Arts in English literature and lives in Manchester, England.