The iPad mini launch is set to take place on Friday, November 2nd. Pre-orders are available this Friday, October 26th. As for pricing, this is the first time Canada gets pricing parity with the USA on all of its products, including the new iPad mini:
16GB iPad Mini (Wi-Fi Only) – $329
32GB iPad Mini (Wi-Fi Only) – $429
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Apple will be live streaming its Apple event today (first noticed by MacRumors) to announce the new ‘iPad Mini’ and also introduce a 13″ MacBook Pro. You can watch the event by visiting here on Apple’s website and also watching on your Apple TV.
Live streaming video requires Safari 4 or later on Mac OS X v10.6 or later; Safari on iOS 4.2 or later. Streaming via Apple TV … Read More
Topeka Capital’s Brian White appears to have had the luxury to test an early version of Apple’s forthcoming iPad Mini, according to a report by Business Insider. During his recent travels through Asia, he says he got an early look at iPad Mini during one of his trips and he thinks “it’s fantastic”.
The analyst says that during his recent China-Taiwan Tech Tour, he had the opportunity to play with a pilot version … Read More
Soon after its debut in 2010, schools began adopting the iPad as means for education, further extending Apple’s lead in the department. With schools about to get another big price break with the smaller iPad which may cost as little as $329, Apple is expected to highlight the iPad’s educational capabilities at tomorrow’s media event, according to a report by Bloomberg.
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A recent report by 9to5Mac claimed that Apple is going to introduce a refresh of the current 3rd generation iPad alongside the all new iPad Mini at the upcoming media event. The refresh of full-sized iPad will retain the current specs and pricing but will incorporate the new dock connector. Today, a photo published by Apple.Pro shows a rear shell of full-sized 9.7″ Retina iPad with a Lightning port, replacing the old dock connector … Read More
9to5Mac reports their sources are telling them the upcoming smaller iPad will start at a price of $329US:
Apple’s entry price for its upcoming smaller iPad is between the base model of the new, fifth-generation iPod touch ($299) and the currently shipping WiFi-only 16GB iPad 2 ($399). According to our sources, the base model of the smaller iPad will likely be priced at a minimum of $329 in the United … Read More
9to5Mac reports the current 3rd generation iPad is set to get a refresh at next week’s iPad mini announcement, according to their sources. Pricing and capacity will stay the same apparently:
Apple will announce a refreshed version of its full-sized, 9.7-inch Retina display iPad at its media event October 23rd, according to our sources. These people say that the new version of the iPad will retain the same $499, $599, … Read More
Targeting smaller screen tablets like Google Nexus 7 and Amazon Kindle Fire HD, Apple is expected to unveil a smaller 7.85″ iPad Mini at the forthcoming media event in San Jose, California on Oct. 23. If Apple decides to price the smaller iPad below $300, it will prove to be “the competition’s worst nightmare”, says analyst Shaw Wu with Sterne Agee (via Apple Insider).
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Intrigued by Microsoft’s claims that due to the use of new ClearType technology in Microsoft Surface tablet, its display is even sharper than the new iPad’s Retina, Dr. Raymond Soneira, president of DisplayMate Technologies, put both displays to the test and has reported that Microsoft’s claims are incorrect (via PC World). He found that Windows ClearType made the 768p display on the Asus Netbook look significantly sharper than the iPad 2′s 768p display but … Read More
More whispers of the iPad mini’s launch date have started to point to November 2nd, and this time it’s coming from TechCrunch. Their source notes the smaller iPad will ship a week and a half after next week’s October 23rd unveiling:
Apple’s iPad mini is almost certainly … Read More