According to different sources, Apple’s next generation ‘iPhone’ and smaller iPad called as ‘iPad mini’ will be revealed at two separate events rather than a single one, as it was rumored earlier. Some tech experts also theorized that the company would separate the announcement of these 2 IOS devices.
Apple plans to announce its mini iPad in the month of October, 2012. It is also rumored that it will be revealed after the launch of new iPhone in September, 2012.
Previously, there were rumors that this mini iPad would be released between the months of September and October. There are several sources that confirmed different events regarding the launch of smaller iPad by Apple.
This device is expected to have a display of less than 8 inches and will be unpacked at a special event that is scheduled for October. The previous model of 10 inches has dominated the tablet market very highly.
But, with the growing competition for smaller models like – Google Nexus 7, Amazon’s kindle fire, Samsung Galaxy etc., The company has designed this mini iPad of 8 inches.
According to the recent rumors, the iPad will look like a big iPod touch and much lighter and thinner than the full-sized iPad. The min iPad is expected to come with features like – smaller edges along the sides in a portrait mode.
According to ABC news, the mini iPad is expected may be less expensive than the current iPad, and smaller port for charging. Since the Apple’s 10 inch tablet hit the market, rumors of this smaller iPad have been making the rounds. Those grumblings grown as companies like Amazon and Google entered the frazzle.
At the same time, there’s hardly any information about Apple’s smaller iPad. There is also a small question that this tiny tablet by Apple may bring plenty of trouble for two players in particular.
Regarding its price, the company will fix its price that competes cheaper Android based tablets like – Google Nexus, Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Samsung Galaxy.
With a new iPhone and a mini iPad in the pipeline, Apple has two opportunities to lead the tech news cycle that is coming ahead.