After months of rumors and speculations, the day that weâ€™ve been eagerly waiting for has finally arrived. Appleâ€™s iPad mini with Retina DisplayÂ went on saleÂ in several countries earlier today (to our surprise).
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We were a little skeptical about news that the Retina iPad mini launch tomorrow, but Apple’s Online Store has just gone down, suggesting that the 2nd generation iPad may indeed go on sale later today.
Rumors were circulating earlier this week about Apple allegedly closing its stores early between November 17th and 19th. Some folks took this to mean Apple was preparing its staff for an imminent product launch — mostly likely the retina iPad mini or the new Mac Pro. This assumption that Apple will be holding product launch meetings is likely incorrect.
Prospective iPad customers are spending time thinking about the iPad they will buy and the many options they can choose for each model. One important criteria that many people don’t consider is connectivity. Unlike the iPhone, the iPad is available in both a WiFi-only and WiFi+Cellular option that allows you to use the device on your cellular plan just like your phone.Â
Apple’s iPad Air goes on sale starting Friday, and you may be wondering whether the full-size tablet is worth its price tag. Adding some difficulty to the decision is the introduction of the iPad Mini with Retina Display, and Apple’s continued sale of the non-Retina iPad mini and the iPad 2. So many iPads, which one should you buy? Â Read on as we discuss each model and offer some buying advice below.
IDC’s tablet numbers are out for Q3 2013, and it’s not good news for Apple iPads. Apple’s worldwide tablet market share slipped, while Samsung and Android posted significant gains.
The iPad Air will be going on sale in a couple of days, and the Retina iPad mini follow soon after, and if you plan to buy any of these devices, here are a few places you can sell or trade-in your old iPad, so that you can use the extra cash towards your new iPad purchase.