Apple iPad Mini 2 with Retina display has finally hit the stores. The Apple’s new 7-inch offering sports a 324 ppi retina display and comes in space grey and silver color. Apple iPad Mini 2 will come in 16 Gb to 128 Gb version. After ordering the 16GB and 32 GB version slate will take 1 to 3 days to ship while the 64 Gb and 128 Gb version will take more than 6 days to ship.
According to GSMarena Apple iPad Mini 2 is cheapest in USA. The price list for all the other countries according to the website is this:
“In Japan the only available Wi-Fi version costs around $422, compared to the $399 in the US store. Germany, Netherlands and Italy have the slate for the equivalent of around $522 for the Wi-Fi iPad mini 2 and $682 for the Cellular one compared to $399/$529 in the US. France seems to get it the worst with a pricing of $536/$695 respectively. All above-mentioned prices are for the 16 GB version of the iPad mini 2.”
Apple iPad Mini 2 has a better battery life than its predecessor and has a great interface. It is going to tough competition to Google Nexus 7 and Amazon Kindle Fire HD.… Read the rest
If the reports are to be believed than Apple iPad Mini 2 release date will get delayed. The reason for Apple iPad Mini 2 release delay is the shortage of retina display screen. According to an insider there are some issues in the reproduction of Apple iPad Mini retina screens.
“Supposedly at fault are malfunctions relating to Sharp’s thin-film transistor, or TFT, implementation, which is causing burn-in on an unknown percentage of produced displays,” An Insider told ETOnline.
Apple iPad Mini 2 is rumored to be priced at £319 for the 16GB Wi-fi only model.The 128GB Wi-fi only model will costs £559.
Apple iPad Min 2 is going to be huge improvement on Apple iPad mini especially in terms of HD screen and price. It is going to have 2048 x1536 pixels HD screen and A7 chip and M7 motion
Apple iPad Mini 2 is going to come in silver, white, space grey and black.
According Mirror.co.uk, “ Three and Vodafone have confirmed that they will both have the new iPad mini on their books.EE has said that it will offer both tablets on its 4G LTE network, as well as on its 3G-only networks Orange and T-Mobile.”
Yesterday, Microsoft Surface 2 became available at the High Street retailer, Argos. Suppose to release on October 22, the online retailer put the tablet on their webpage for sale. However, the website owner soon deleted the product.
Microsoft Surface 2 would be priced at $899 and would come in three variations, namely 8 GB, 16 GB and 32 GB and 64 GB. The tablet would come loaded with Windows 8.1 version and is expected to be thinner and lighter as compared to its predecessor. As per the industry experts, the tablet would come in silver and black.
Apple iPad 5 release date would coincide with Microsoft Surface Pro release date and predicting from Microsoft Surface Pro previous year sales in all probability, Apple iPad 5 would eat it up.
Apple iPad 5 will come with a fingerprint scanner and just like Surface Pro 2 it may also have a keyboard. Apple iPad 5 would launch with Apple iPad Mini 2 which is suppose to come with retina display. It is also rumored that Apple iPad 5 and Apple iPad mini may come in a range colors.
According to telegraph.co.uk, “The iPad 5 itself is rumoured to be up to an inch narrower than the iPad 4 and to come in the silver, gold and space grey colours of the iPhone 5S. It is also expected to feature a faster processor, an upgraded rear camera, and have Touch ID built into the home button.”
Not a day passes when we don’t hear a rumor about Apple Macbook Pro. The latest we have heard is that Apple Macbook Pro would come in an ultra thin 12 inch variation. According to Huffingtonpost.co.uk the retina display featured Apple Macbook Pro will hit the shores mid-2014, and for now Apple Macbook Pro may go a lot thinner. So should we not expect a retina display in the Apple Macbook Pro 2013 version?
Other exciting rumors have also suggested that Apple Macbook Pro could go a lot thinner than the current Apple Macbook Air and even cheaper. KGI Securities anaylst, Ming-Chi Kuo has told Macrumours that, “We expect the unprecedented 12″ model will boast both the portability of the 11″ model, and productivity of the 13″ model. The offering will likely be lighter and slimmer than the existing Macbook Air to further highlight ease of portability in the cloud computing era.”
Apple Macbook Pro is supposed to release on October 22 and would be followed by the release of Apple iPad 5, Apple iPad Mini 2 and Apple Mac Pro. Macbook Pro would also have an improved battery life, Apple OSX Mavericks and ‘Iris’ integrated graphics. … Read the rest
If the new reports from the French website Mac Generation are to be believed then Apple is all set to release the new Apple Macbook Pro, Mac Pro and Apple iPad 5 by the mid of November. These reports are contrary to alleged October 22 release. However, the target week for Apple Macbook Pro and Apple iPad 5 still remains last week of October. So should we expect Apple Mac launch by mid- November and other Apple products by the end of October?
Regarding Apple Macbook Pro, this year Apple would be offering its 13-inch and 15-inch variations. The leaked benchmarks and pictures have also given us fair idea about the specifications of the new Apple Macbook Pro.
It will have a new and improved battery life, thanks of Haswell Processor, and a power packed ‘Iris’ integrated graphics. The improvements in the new Macbook generation are sure to boost up its sales. Other features which Apple Macbook Pro can support are faster PCI Express-based flash storage, as well as faster 802.11ac “Gigabit” Wi-Fi.
Meanwhile Apple iPad 5 and Apple iPad Mini 2 would come with retina display and would have Apple OSX mavericks. Both the tablets are highly anticipated tablets for Fall 2013. On the other hand Apple Mac Pro would sport a compact cylindrical design and would have a blisteringly fast PCI Express-based flash storage.… Read the rest
The announcement of iPad 4 in the previous year was a big surprise, but it was quite predictable that Apple will release a sleeker, lighter and slimmer iPad 5 in 2013. We have moved a step ahead to the release date, specs and features of the new deadly release from the company.
iPad 5 release date
Reports say that iPad 5 will be showcased at any event sometime in the month of October 2013. 15th of the month is the most likely date for this event. Primarily the gadget was to be released in the first quarter of 2013, but the split in the company delayed the launch of the product.
iPad 5 Price
When apple launches a new gadget, it normally prices it to meet the one it succeeds. So, it is likely to come at a price of US $499f for Wi-Fi model of 16GB, US $599 for 32GB and US $799 for the 128GB.
iPad 5 Specifications
Apple is bringing in the A6X CPU system on-a-chip which claims to be twice faster than the previous version. It comes with lightning connector and stronger LTE support. It could come in light grey colour. It comes with a camera ranging from 5MP to 8MP.
Microsoft Surface pro 2 and Surface 2 release is yet to be released but in an announcement made at an event in New York both the tablets would launch with Windows 8.1. According to, “Surface chief Panos Panay Surface pro 2 would take away people’s attention from iPad “. The new Microsoft Surface would come with a 0.6 inch screen and a full 1080p full HD display. Also the successor of Microsoft would be thinner and lighter. The tablet would be powered by Nvidia Tegra 4 ARM-based processor and would come in black and silver colors.
Apple iPad Mini 2 vs Apple iPad 5 vs Microsoft Surface 2
So would Microsoft Surface Pro 2 give competition to upcoming Apple iPad 5 and Apple iPad Mini2? Apple iPad 5 and Apple iPad mini 2 release is rumored to be October 15. Both the tablets would come with iOS 7 and coveted retina display. What’s more the tablets would sport a 9.7 and 7.9 inch screen. There are also rumors that Apple iPad mini 2 and Apple iPad5 battery life would be more than Apple iPad 5 and Apple iPad mini and there is going to be no price hike in Apple iPad 5 and iPad mini2.
Google Nexus 7 vs Apple iPad 5
Both the tablets are going to give tough completion to Microsoft Surface pro 2 and Surface 2. Apple has always had a lead in the Tablet market. With players like Google Nexus 7, Microsoft Surface pro 2 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 coming in Apple is sure to feel the heat. What do you think, would surface pro 2 beat Apple iPad 5 and Apple iPad mini2 ?… Read the rest