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

iPad Mini speculated to launch 23rd octAccording 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 Wi-Fi connectivity. Speculations say that there won’t be a 3G version of the tab, which means it will cost cheaper. It is expected the iPad Mini will have the same price as Nexus 7 and the Kindle Fire, as both the device are also Wi-Fi only. The Nexus 7 comes with access to Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean) as well as future Android releases. However, Apple’s iPad Mini will come out with the firm’s latest iOS 6.

Now it’s a matter of few days, whether we’ll actually see an iPad Mini this 23rd or not.… Read the rest

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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. Tablet from Barnes & Noble has a price range starting at $199.

Already a leader in the market, this smaller tablet would surely help Apple further up its sales. Apple is reportedly sending out invitations for its media event, where it plans to unveil the iPad Mini on Wednesday, October 17th.… Read the rest

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