iPad Mini

Even though the point of the iPad Mini was to make a budget Apple seven inch tablet, it seems some want to pay a good price for LTE to be fitted into their tablet, and the wait for this is only a few more days.

Apple have been sending out emails to customers that have pre-ordered the LTE version of the iPad Mini, notifying them that it will be available in the coming days. The wait hasn’t been that long and considering the amount of iPad Mini’s shipped, we are glad to see Apple are keeping on top of it.

iPad Mini

The iPad Mini was revealed at a special event consisting of an iBooks update, a new iMac collection and the 13″ retina MacBook Pro. The head of the event was the iPad Mini, which had been the subject of a huge rumour and question mill before being released.

iPad Mini was seen as a cheaper budget model of the iPad, with the same specs as the iPad 2 in many respects. The only problem was that people believed Apple were looking to target the market Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire HD were in, but they raised the price just slightly.

Starting at $459 for 16GB of storage, the iPad Mini LTE version isn’t the budget model people have been buying – it is the one for people that genuinely like seven inch tablets more than ten inch and want a very capable device. While Kindle Fire HD has pushed the bar, it still isn’t as well structured or stocked with pure-tablet apps to beat the iPad Mini.

The iPad Mini is out of stock for two weeks on the website after a huge amount of pre-orders. Analysts believe that there may be around forty million iPad Mini’s sold before 2013 begins with the Christmas season.

  1. Many potential Mini iPads buyers I think may be waiting for a better screen and 3G Connection –Two other “No Contract” Android tablets with built-in 3G/4G launch this month and one of the first web sites to offer these new models is TabletSprint – One Android tablet, the P763 is manufactured by Pipo electronics and is nicely priced at $199 and is a 7 inch tablet with built-in 3G Wireless capability through any GSM carrier (in U.S., T-Mobile and AT&T) along with GPS and Bluetooth functionality — and nicely priced $100 less than highly anticipated Nexus 7 (3G) which will retail for $299 and the iPad Mini LTE at $459. The Pipo P763 offers impressive features and holds up against the others — Also expected later this month is an Android device called the W30 HD by Ramos Technology — a 10 inch tablet with built in 3G that takes on both the new Nexus 10 and iPad with equal features at nearly half the price — that includes the latest Quad Core performance-powerhouse, the Samsung Exynos 4212. 1.4 GHz processor; as well as a high resolution, 1920 X 1200 Liquid Crystal screen (comparable to iPad Retina display). Worth checking out & comparing – at TabletSprint

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