Archive for the ‘iPad Rumours’ Category
According to the latest report from Digitimes, the rumoured 7.85 inch ‘iPad Mini’ will reach 4 million production units per month starting in September:
Supply volume of Apple’s 7.85-inch iPad is estimated to reach four million units per month starting in September in order to prepare for demand from year-end holidays, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
The report goes on to mention an October launch of the supposed … 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.
The site posted the image and noted it is similar to the purported smaller dock connector for the ‘iPhone 5′ as it looks exactly the same. But the … Read More
Speculation on the specific size and form factor of the rumoured ‘iPad Mini’ has ramped up, with numerous reports detailing visions of what Apple could release. The supposed ‘iPad Mini’ was reported by iMore to be released in October. Last month both Bloomberg and the WSJ reported a smaller iPad was ready for ‘mass production’, following up on earlier reports from February.
Now, a few reports and … Read More
We are pretty much certain by now that discussions of building a 7-inch iPad have been actively taking place among Apple’s key executives, thanks to Eddie Cue’s email revealed through court documents today. However, those wondering how the smaller iPad might actually look like, would find these newly leaked photos of an alleged 7″ iPad quite interesting (via Engadget). Apple.pro has published photos of rear shells for the upcoming iPad mini … Read More
MacRumors reports KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo notes a new ‘iPad Mini’ will launch shortly after the next-generation iPhone, along with a beefed up iPad that will have new internals to address thermal issues and reduce supply chain costs. Moreover, Kuo notes production will ramp up in August, and the launch for the new iPad and the iPad Mini will be later in September:
Though shipments of iPad mini’s … 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 Apple … Read More
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 holiday … 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.
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Apple Inc.’s component suppliers in Asia are preparing … Read More
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 Microsoft … Read More