“LG Display shipped 300,000 panels in September, with plans for 1 million in October and then getting to 3 million in December, according to Shim,” Crothers reports. “‘The new low price point is expected to appeal to a wider audience and drive up demand,’ Shim said in his blog. ‘However, panel supply chain indications point to an even more than typical tightness in the market for the iPad Mini.’”
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MacDailyNews Take: iPad mini pre-orders start October 26th. If it’s like the iPhone 5 launch, preorders will go live at 12am PDT/3am EDT and the supply will be gone quickly. Good luck!
Alternatively, you could queue up to buy the Wi-Fi model at your favorite Apple Retail Store starting at 8am on November 2. Wi-Fi + Cellular models will available in “mid-November.”
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Brawndo Drinker" for the heads up.]