“The latest details claim Apple’s so-called iPad mini will be as thin as the iPad 2, according to anonymous sources who spoke with the Chinese-language site MyDrivers.com (translation, via Unwired View),” Sam Oliver reports for AppleInsider.
“The report also said that Apple’s smaller iPad will feature Sharp’s IGZO display technology, named for its use of indium, gallium and zinc,” Oliver reports. “The new screen would be optimized to reach 330 pixels per inch, according to the latest rumor.”
Oliver reports, “The new iPad is rumored to have a capacity of 8 gigabytes with a price between $249 and $299.”
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