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More 'iPad Mini' rumors surface

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 01 Mar 2012 14:13 User comments (5)

More 'iPad Mini' rumors surface Apple is once again the center of rumor, as Digitimes is reporting that the company's oft-rumored "iPad Mini" is already being assembled.
The 7.85-inch model of the iPad will enter full-time production in the Q3.

Digi says samples are being sent to Apple for verification, currently, and barring any major setbacks the volume production would begin in July.

Sources say the model will price in at $249 to $299, which would make it more expensive than the Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet, although within striking distance.

Apple has long held that 10-inch tablets are the only reasonable size so for now take this rumor and store it with all the others.

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5 user comments

11.3.2012 15:32

Hasn't anyone heard of the IPad 'Mega'??


Can't believe no one has heard of it. WTF??


It's a 14" IPad with a closeable lid and priced at a gauging price of 1400.00................oh wait........that's just a MacBook I'm thinking of.

21.3.2012 16:57

Originally posted by hearme0:
Hasn't anyone heard of the IPad 'Mega'??


Can't believe no one has heard of it. WTF??


It's a 14" IPad with a closeable lid and priced at a gauging price of 1400.00................oh wait........that's just a MacBook I'm thinking of.
Oh, wait, it's actually the Macbook Air priced at $1000, and still no PC makers can match it in both quality and price.

31.3.2012 17:38

Originally posted by hearme0:
Hasn't anyone heard of the IPad 'Mega'??


Can't believe no one has heard of it. WTF??


It's a 14" IPad with a closeable lid and priced at a gauging price of 1400.00................oh wait........that's just a MacBook I'm thinking of.
How is this relevant? You see all manufacturers having laptops in that price range for that size. Sony is a good example.

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41.3.2012 18:14

Come March 7 there wont be anymore rumors till next year!!!

52.3.2012 1:48

Originally posted by deluxe247:
Originally posted by hearme0:
Hasn't anyone heard of the IPad 'Mega'??


Can't believe no one has heard of it. WTF??


It's a 14" IPad with a closeable lid and priced at a gauging price of 1400.00................oh wait........that's just a MacBook I'm thinking of.
Oh, wait, it's actually the Macbook Air priced at $1000, and still no PC makers can match it in both quality and price.
Except the slew of ultrabooks that are on/coming to market. Asus Zenbook, this year's Samsung Series 9, et al. The <$1k air is bogged down with 1366x768 resolution, 2GB RAM, and only 64GB SSD, so to say that no PC manufacturer can come close to the lowest-end model of the Air is a bit disingenuous. If you want a more realistic comparison, take a look at the ~$1200 version of the Air, of which there are plenty of comparable competitors.

Personally, I want to see a thin Windows 8 ultrabook with a touchscreen interface (and the implied full querty keyboard). All this tablet nonsense is starting to bother me.

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