“Shaw Wu with Sterne Agee has heard since 2009 that Apple was experimenting with screen sizes ranging from as small as 4 inches to as large as 12 inches,” Hughes reports. “The latest rumors have suggested that Apple has placed more serious thought into releasing an iPad with a 7.85-inch display.”
Hughes reports, “In a note to investors on Tuesday, Wu said that a so-called ‘iPad mini’ is a ‘question of when, not if’ from Apple. He believes it would make strategic sense for Apple to expand the iPad family to boost sales and ward off the competition.”
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