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Apple confirms iPad Mini for October 23rd

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 16 Oct 2012 22:47 User comments (3)

Apple confirms iPad Mini for October 23rd The world's worst kept tech secret, literally, has finally been confirmed by Apple.
On October 23rd, the world's largest public company will unveil the so-called iPad Mini, a smaller, cheaper version of their market leading tablet.

In the invite, Apple simply says "We've got a little more to show you."

The device will allegedly feature a 7.85-inch display, making it a direct rival to the Amazon Kindle Fire HD and the Google Nexus 7. Supposedly, the tablet will lose Retina Display and cellular data connectivity, and will not add the A6 processor seen in the iPhone 5. However, the tablet will also allegedly lose some of its hefty price, with the $249 figure being thrown around the most. At $249, the device will be more expensive than its rivals, but $250 cheaper than the third-generation iPad and $150 cheaper than the aging iPad 2.

Furthermore, the new iPad will have the new Lightning connector, which could alienate Apple fans who purchased expensive docks for the older proprietary port.

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116.10.2012 23:40

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However, the tablet will also allegedly lose some of its hefty price, with the $249 figure being thrown around the most. At $249, the device will be more expensive than its rivals, but $250 cheaper than the third-generation iPad and $150 cheaper than the aging iPad 2.

only isheep will see it as "cheaper". no retina, no 3G, no A6, and still a nexus 7 competitor?

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217.10.2012 13:52

This just in... an ACTUAL, REAL, important device will be released in the next few weeks that is ACTUALLY important and relevant.
The Samsung Galaxy Note II will be released.

As for the Mini-Pad ... WGAF????


Oh, Im sorry... Did the middle of my sentence interrupt the beginning of yours?

318.10.2012 12:37

They need to include cell calling capabilities and call it the iPhone4 Note...otherwise it is just another overgrown iPod.



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