Archive for the ‘iPad Rumours’ Category
Looks like the ‘iPad Mini’ rumours have started to ramp up. Earlier today, we heard about case makers cancelling their production plans as the supposed 7.85-inch tablet was undergoing last minute changes. Now, the Guardian reports the new smaller iPad will debut with Wi-Fi only:
Apple’s expected “iPad mini” will only come in a Wi-Fi version – but there will also be a revised version of the iPad with 4G … Read More
According to a new report by Japanese blog Macotakara, a large OEM mobile accessory maker has stopped production of ‘iPad Mini’ cases after noticing that newly leaked parts and mockups of the purported device show last-minute design changes. The source hasn’t named the accessory maker though.
Tokepa analyst Brian White, who’s been talking to component suppliers during his trips to Taipei, claims that Apple’s upcoming iPad Mini (or whatever Apple chooses to call it), “could outshine the new iPad in terms of how the device feels in a consumer’s hands”, reports AllThingsD.
The source believes Brian’s claims to be pretty solid based upon similar reports from its own sources regarding the iPad Mini’s … Read More
While Wall Street Journal has previously confirmed that the 7.85-inch ‘iPad Mini’ has already gone into mass production, a new report by the same source is claiming that a number of Apple’s component suppliers have received orders from the Cupertino company to produce parts for more than 10 million units of the purported device during Q4 of 2012.
The source says that Apple is expecting strong … Read More
A previously unknown iPad device designated as ‘iPad3,6′ has shown up in a developer’s application analytics, which according to MacRumors, could represent Apple’s 2013 iPad model. The device also appears to be running either an A6 chip itself or a variation on Apple’s custom A6 design, claims the source.
The report points out that this ’iPad3,6′ device cannot be the widely rumored iPad Mini since that is believed to be … Read More
While Wall Street Journal‘s reliable sources have pretty much confirmed that Apple’s speculated 7.85″ iPad Mini has gone into mass production, with LG and AU Optronics ramping up production of the product’s LCD display panels, a new report by DigiTimes seems to suggest that Apple will likely struggle to meet demand when the product launches, due to low yield rates by chassis makers.
The report claims that suppliers have found the … Read More
While reports of Apple’s widely rumored ‘iPad Mini’ going into production in Brazil have already hit the web, new leaked parts of the purported device have been obtained by a Russian website UkrainianiPhone (via 9to5Mac) who claims to have secured these from a source who visited the factory in Asia. The parts reveal a white front panel/digitizer assembly, aluminum housing, a headphone jack at the bottom and a nano SIM tray.
The … Read More
Japanese blog Makotakara notes today their sources have indicated Apple’s purported ‘iPad Mini’ has started production at Foxconn plants in Brazil, a strategic location setup for tax breaks. The report notes according to sources, there is no longer a microphone hole on the backside as we have seen in purported leaked cases, and it is … Read More
Originally, the supposed iPad Mini was rumoured to launch alongside the iPhone (according to iMore), only to then be pushed back to a separate October event. Now, over at Fortune’s Apple 2.0, they are hearing invitations will be mailed out on the 10th of this month:
According to our source, who asked not be named, there appears to … Read More
Japanese website Macotakara has published a video of what appears to be another physical mockup of the much rumored iPad Mini. Just like the previous hands-on video of a purported iPad Mini, this one also reveals a Lightning port on the bottom of the device, a headphone jack on the top, thinner bezels, metallic backplate and dual speakers.
Looks like these iPad Mini … Read More