Microsoft Surface Vs iPad Mini: The Price Is The Real Factor

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  The latest to come out in the Tablet market is the Surface and the iPad mini. Both the Tablets have their advantage and disadvantages. Apple has already gained popularity in the Tablet market, thanks to the soaring sales of iPad. Microsoft Surface has the latest operating system which has been designed to work on multiple platforms. According to an analyst the worst nightmare of Windows 8 Surface can be iPad mini. As per a report on Cnet, Sterne Agee analyst Shaw Wu states that the iPad mini will cause major agitation for the competition that runs on the Windows 8 platform. In an investor’s note he states,“We continue to believe iPad Mini is the competition’s worst nightmare and will likely slow down adoption of competitor tablets. In particular, we believe this could end up being a very tough holiday season for Windows 8.”   Windows 8 Surface has been exorbitantly [+more]

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Google’s Upcoming Event On Oct 29th: New Nexus Devices Expected

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October 29th is a special day not just for Microsoft, but also for Google. The makers of Android are also expected to announce some new products on this day, and if rumors are to be believed, we can expect to see new Nexus phones and tablets being unveiled on this day. The world can expect to get a peek into 2 new Nexus 7 tablets, both with 32GB of storage, but one offering 3G connectivity options. There are also talks of Google revealing a 10-inch Nexus tablet, being developed in collaboration with Samsung. The device is expected to have a 2560X1600 pixel resolution – way better than even iPad’s Retina Display technology, and could run on Android 4.2 or on the Jelly Bean. Tech enthusiasts are also hoping to see a new Nexus smartphone, being developed by LG, featuring a quad-core 1.5GHz processor, 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of internal [+more]

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iPad Mini: Will it Eat Away The iPad Sales?

If recent analyst reports are to be believed, the introduction of iPad Mini into the market could take away almost 1 million potential iPad customers. While everyone’s looking forward to Apple’s upcoming release as the perfect answer to the growing competition from Google Nexus and Amazon Kindle Fire tablets, analysts have predicted that it could even pull away customers from spending too much money on the iPad. According to a recent report from Piper Jaffray, the iPad Mini is expected to launch on November 2, and sell around 5 million pieces by the end of this year. However, this could cost Apple a loss of revenue on at least 1 million 9.7-inch sized iPads. The firm expects the iPad Mini to corner 25% of Apple’s revenues from tablet sales, and has even predicted a larger sales estimate for iPads in 2013. The firm also believes that the optimal pricing for [+more]

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Windows 8 And iPad Mini All Set To Sizzle Next Week

First, it was all about Microsoft’s Windows 8 finally getting released. And then came along Apple’s announcement to expect ‘little’ things, which the tech world is expecting to be the iPad Mini. The week of October 23rd doesn’t seem to get any bigger, with two of the largest tech companies having important product launches, and for us the audience, well, we can’t wait for next week to begin! Oh, and there’s more than just Windows 8 and iPad Mini for the geeks to look forward to: October 23rd: Look out for some big gaming action to get started. We’ve got three amazing games debuting on this day – Medal of Honor: Warfighter, Forza Horizon, and Persona 4: The Golden. Later in the day, Apple will finally give us more insight into its big announcement about the ‘little’ things – it could be an iPad Mini, a 13-inch MacBook Pro with [+more]

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iPad Mini Revealed By Anonymous May Be Priced At $250

  The cat is out of the bag. Anonymous who has access to the internal system of Media Market, Europe’s largest electronics retailer has revealed the pictures and prices of iPad mini. The much awaited Apple tablet which is expected to get unveiled  on Oct 23 will come in 16 different versions. The models will start from 8GB WiFi for approximately $250 to 64 GB version which may have 4G LTE connectivity as well as 3G. iPad Mini is Apple’s answer to Amazon Kindle Tablet and Google Nexus.Wall Street analysts have predicted for months that Apple was planning a smaller, less costly version of its popular iPad to take on cheaper competing devices, a move that analysts say might hurt its margins, but prevent its rivals from dominating an increasingly important computing segment. This could be the prices of various versions of iPad Mini 8GB WiFi Black/White, $250 8GB Cellular [+more]

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Apple’s iPad Mini May Come To Your City On October 23rd

iPad Mini speculated to launch 23rd oct

According to the most recent speculations going on the Web, Apple is most likely to unveil its upcoming iPad Mini on October 23rd. However, there is not official announcement regarding this smaller version of the iPad. Speculated to have a 7.85-inch tablet, the successor to ‘New iPad’ will hit the shelves in direct competition to other tabs of the same size such as Samsung Galaxy tab, Amazon’s Kindle Fire, and Google Nexus 7 tablet. According to report in WSJ’s AllThingsD, “Apple will hold a special event this month, at which it will showcase a new, smaller iPad. People familiar with Apple’s plans, tell us that the company will unveil the so-called “iPad mini” on Oct. 23 at an invitation-only event”. The site also speculates that the launching will occur at Apple’s Town Hall Auditorium, where iPhone 4S was also introduced. This latest iPad Mini is expected to come with only [+more]

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Apple Orders 10 million iPad Minis; November 2 Likely Launch Date

Reports are coming in that Apple has ordered an approximate 10 million iPad mini units from its suppliers for the holiday season. The computers and phone maker is said to have asked for shipping during the holiday quarter in a report in The Wall Street Journal.  The mini iPad might go on sale on November 2. WSJ has said that this figure is double the amount Amazon has ordered with its suppliers for the same quarter. If media reports are to be believed, the mini iPad is already in production and it could be revealed at a special event on October 17. As Apple’s market-share in the US tablet market go on a downward swing, they might be interested in grabbing a share of the 7-inch tablet pie. “It makes sense for market leader Apple to extend its dominance in tablets with a smaller tablet,” The Wall Street Journal quotes Capital [+more]

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iPad vs iPad Mini: Would iPad Mini Win?

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News of iPad Mini is surfacing round the corner joining Apple’s next great rumor, not even a month following its latest iPhone 5 launch. A successor to the ‘New iPad’, ‘iPad Mini’ will possibly be a 7-inch version and is expected to be introduced on October 17th. Apple’s iPad is already a success among the existing tab market. However, some analysts feel there are six ways that could make this smaller ‘iPad Mini’ be better than the already existing ‘New iPad’. Apple’s competitive tabs in the same budget include Amazon’s Fire tablet, Google Nexus 7, and Barnes & Noble Nook tablets. Smaller and lightweight, iPad Mini is expected to work in a great way. There are many who feel that this smaller version could surpass its predecessors. Let’s discuss some of the reasons- Augmented Reality Looking at the real world around us, Augmented reality seems to be a great thing [+more]

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The 7 Inch Tablet Market All Set To Get A New Entrant: The Apple iPad Mini Production Starts

Widespread reports of Apple starting the mass production of its iPad Mini is hitting the web, leaving all Apple fans waiting for its launch. This smaller version of the iPad will be cheaper than its predecessor, which has a 9.7-inch screen. The iPad Mini will have a screen size of 7.85-inch with liquid-crystal display and a lower resolution as compared to the latest iPad. Earlier in September, there were reports that indicated that Asia-based LG Display and AU Optronics had already starting the manufacturing of LCD screens for Apple’s new device. With Google, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon taking a deep plunge into the tab market with their 7-inch tabs, Apple with its smaller tab hopes to stay ahead in the competitive market. The Google Nexus 7 was introduced in July. Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet comes with a price tag of $200, which is about half the price of iPad. [+more]

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