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iPad mini has been submitted

iPad mini has been submitted

All speculation, which seemed to lose consciousness with the introduction of fourth-generation iPad, has finally taken shape. The mini is a reality.

Very thin (7’2 millimeters, slightly thinner than the iPhone 5), and with the same look as the leaks of the past weeks. Weighs 53% less than the third-generation iPad, 308 grams, and presented at the two traditional colors, white and black, thus refuting the rumors that a palette style fifth-generation iPod Touch.

Its screen is 7.9 inches finally, almost the size it had been rumored that both (7’85). Resolution remains on the first generation iPad 2, 1024×768 pixels, so that developers do not have to develop their applications in a new size, and no further fragmentation, or we will have to wait for adaptations such as the iPhone 5.

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In the explanation of Phil Schiller discussed as well as Eduardo Arcos said a few hours ago: its not like the size of rivals with 7 inches , as in 4:3 7’85 makes navigation and viewing content is made in a higher bracket. Up to 67% more space compared to Nexus 7, used in the comparison, to see the screen horizontally.

Includes front FaceTime HD camera, while the rear is 5 megapixels, the same as the iPhone 4 or iPad 9’7 inches. Processor A5 chip is present in the iPad 2.

Lightning or battery connector up to 10 hours are other new developments in the family member that comes to compete with other tablets already established as the Nexus or Kindle. However, you do so at a much higher price: $329 for the basic version (16GB + Wifi), considerably away from other more attractive prices as the Nexus 7 or Kindle Fire. Versions with more capacity are increasing in price:

16 GB: $329 (WiFi) | $459 (WiFi + 4G)
32 GB: $429 (WiFi) | $559 (WiFi + 4G)
64 GB: $529 (WiFi) | $659 (WiFi + 4G)

Already Mini iPad accessories like Smart Cover adapted to their size. It is available in six colors: pink, green, blue, light gray, dark gray and the model (PRODUCT) RED for $ 39. In addition, they have confirmed the leaked accessories have unveiled this morning Unofficial able to use the new connector Lightning.

The WiFi only version will ship on November 2, while versions with mobile data will do two weeks. In any event, reservations may be made starting from October 26, a date no accident: it is the same day that Microsoft releases Windows 8 and its more interesting tablet, Surface.

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