iPad Mini To Gain Retina Display Adrian D'Urso All 1 month, 3 weeks ago Share 2 comments Tweet The new iPad mini will gain retina support and many of the updates seen in the iPad air. The device will cost you $399 and the non retina version will be dropped to $299. Matthew Gould What do you mean dropped to $299.. I have the non-retina version and I payed $299 a few months ago.. why is there no $300 mini 2? William Murphy IS THIS THE ONLY CHANGE!!!!!! The rest of it is basically a iPad 2 right? Come on!