The story about iPad Mini is not a new thing to our ears. We have talked about the possibility of this iPad Mini before, long ago, before the iPad 2 was unveiled. Finally, the real band begins to play after long rumoring as Apple confirmed that iPad Mini will be available soon.
Probably, the coming of iPad Mini for real is because there is no Steve Jobs in Apple’s top level of decision maker team. If he were still in the line, Apple might still stand on the way of think that the lesser size than 10-inch tablet will sink after time, right? Or It might happen because the market of 7-inch tablet have turned into a big delicious cake that even Apple could not avoid to taste it.
Whatsoever the reason behind this iPad Mini, with every inch of this mini version is an iPad, In other words, it contains all of the first generation of New iPad‘s specs (the latest generation is using A6X chip), except the body size, is giving you an iPad that is fitter your wallet and in your palm.
Regarding to its main specs, the iPad Mini features Dual-core A5 processor, up to 64GB storage, 7.9-inch LED-backlit Multi-touch IPS display, 1.2MP front camera, 5MP rear camera, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi, Lightning connector, and so on.
The release date and pricing
Fashioned in 134.7(W) x 200(H) x 7.2(D)mm with 309g, Apple iPad Mini will be available for pre-order starting on October 26, 2012 (next two days) in two models: Wi-Fi (start at $329) and Wi-Fi + Cellular. At US, it will work on AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon networks. The Wi-Fi model is going hit stores on November 2, 2012. Meanwhile the Wi-Fi + Cellular will come to store in Mid-November 2012. Which one is your color: Black & Slate or White & Silver?