“Apple will introduce its 7.85-inch, $249, iBook-focused iPad mini at a special event on October 23,” Jonny Evans writes for Computerwolrd.
“The device will be aimed at smaller tablets such as the Kindle Fire,” Evans writes. “The launch should also see Apple ship the latest version of iTunes, this seems likely to offer new iBook-supporting features designed to boost iPad and iPad mini (iBook?) sales over the holiday period.”
“Apple has been expected to introduce the iPad mini at an aggressive price. Now it seems the device will cost from €249 in Europe [via: Mobile Geeks]. If the company stays in line with the cost of the existing iPad, this suggests you’ll be able to pick up an iPad mini at prices from $249 in the US,” Evans writes. “This will create a nightmare for competitors in the tablet space at the cost of a few lost iPod touch sales.”
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