In a word, it’s puny.
I laughed in understanding when I read a reviewer’s remark that the Mini camera still has a measly 5 megapixels, “disappointing the dozens of people who enjoy tablet photography”.
When the light is strong results are much better…
This is a detail of one of the pillars in the Museum TTC Station. Also represented are the arts of ancient Egypt, classical Greece, China and aboriginal North America (Turtle Island).
As the sunset shot below shows, the iPad Mini camera has trouble with bright light situations, flattening out areas of interest very destructively. It’s range is very limited… good enough for reference shots or ephemeral trivia, but no substitute for a real camera.
This sky was full of character but shapes and shadows of the clouds have been completely washed out. To see what that sky really looked like, see these.