The iPad mini 5 looks like it'll be a solid successor for the iPad mini 4, but we won't know for sure until they're reviewed.
iPad mini 5 reviews probably won't go live this week which puts a bit of pressure on those of you struggling with the decision to buy now or wait.
You can expect the first iPad mini 5 reviews to arrive next week around the release date, but those reviews likely will be based on a few days of use rather than extended use.
Some of you might want to wait for long-term feedback about the iPad mini 5 to emerge before committing $400 or more to a new model.
iPad mini 5 reviews might be good but there's always a chance the new model is too expensive for your needs. Many of you might be better off going with another cheaper model like the iPad mini 4, 9.7-inch iPad, or a cheaper Android slate.
You also might want to go hands-on with the iPad mini 5 yourself before you buy. The iPad mini 5 looks a lot like the iPad mini 4 you might want to compare it to other models like the new iPad Air 5.