Bloomberg reports on a research note from Peter Misek, an analyst at Jefferies & Co. Apple is set to debut its rumoured ‘iPad Mini’ by year end (it could go on sale in October), which would compete against Google’s Nexus 7 and Microsoft’s upcoming Surface tablet.
Apple plans to debut a smaller, cheaper iPad by the end of this year, people familiar with the plans said in July. Misek … Read More
Yesterday, a few reports and mock ups of the purported iPad Mini emerged, hinting that smaller screen iPad will look like a big iPod touch with smaller bezels along the sides in portrait mode and separate volume buttons and not a rocker and a mic on the back. Based on these speculations, 9to5Mac has published a 3D render of an iPad Mini, the first one to hit the internet. Check it out below.
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Paul Semenza, an analyst at NPD DisplaySearch has told CNET that production of the 7.85″ display slated for use on iPad Mini should begin in August. If the production schedule plays out, it could indicate a late 2012 launch, he said. Recent reports have also suggested that so-called iPad Mini will launch in September alongside the new iPhone at a special Apple event.
According to the source:
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Rumors of iPad Mini are getting stronger than ever and with all credible sources claiming a special Apple event scheduled for September 12th, we could very well see Apple unveiling a smaller screen iPad for the first time. In the midst of all this iPad Mini hype, some case makers have decided to give a first glimpse at some of their upcoming iPad mini cases, as noted … Read More
The New York Times is reporting Apple is set to release a 7.85-inch tablet (widely rumoured as an iPad Mini) later this year, that will be much cheaper than the starting price of $499US for the existing new iPad:
The company is developing a new tablet with a 7.85-inch screen that is likely to sell for significantly less than the latest $499 iPad, with its 9.7-inch display, according … Read More
Only yesterday, purported images of an engineering sample for the next generation iPhone 5 were leaked on the web and today, exclusive photos of an iPad Mini engineering sample have been published by GottaBeMobile, who have obtained these photos from the same source inside the Apple supply chain, who provided the iPhone 5 engineering sample photos. Looking at the photos, it seems that the smaller iPad will be the thinnest … Read More
Last week I posted about how iPad Mini rumors had been gaining strength. The feeling of ‘where there’s this much smoke, there must be some fire’ was growing for me and I said this towards the end of that post: I guess I’ve reached the stage where I’d be more surprised not to see the [...]
A new report by Japanese blog Macotakara is claiming trough its reliable Chinese sources that Apple’s much rumored smaller screen iPad a.k.a the iPad Mini, will be produced at Foxconn’s manufacturing plants in Brazil though its production tests for data collection have already been completed in China. The report further says that production phase of iPad Mini will begin during September of this year while the device will start shipping during the … Read More
Following Bloomberg’s report from yesterday claiming that Apple has a smaller 7-8 inch screen iPad in the works that may be unveiled later this year, another report published today by The Wall Street Journal is claiming that Apple’s suppliers are already preparing for mass production of the device in September for its October release alongside the 6th generation iPhone a.k.a the iPhone 5.
Citing the news source:
Apple Inc.’s component suppliers in Asia are … Read More
Looks like the rumours of a smaller iPad continue to gain steam. Earlier today we heard from a report that noted a smaller iPad coming our way, and now Bloomberg has jumped into the mix:
Apple Inc. (AAPL) plans to debut a smaller, cheaper iPad by year-end, two people with knowledge of the plans said, to help maintain dominance of the tablet market as Google Inc. (GOOG) and … Read More