October 23rd, 2012
04:32 PM ET

Apple unveils $329 16GB iPad mini: Will you buy the new iPad mini?

Apple released its highly anticipated iPad mini Tuesday at its annual event in San Jose, California. The tablet has 7.9-inch screen and will be available for pre-order on Friday, October 26th, .

The biggest surprise of today's announcement was the price - the 16GB iPad Mini starts at $329. The cost of Apple's latest tablet is $130 more than the $199 7-inch models offered by Google and Samsung and $170 more than the Kindle Fire.

What's your tablet of choice?  Will you buy the new iPad mini?

Tonight's OutFront poll:

Apple unveils $329 iPad mini

Apple on Tuesday unveiled a smaller iPad, dubbed the iPad mini, at a highly anticipated event in San Jose, Calif.

The device, which has a 7.9-inch screen, is one-third smaller overall than than its 10-inch cousin and weighs less than a pound. It's also 23% thinner than the full-sized iPad.

The iPad mini will hit stores on Nov. 2, starting at $329 for the 16-gigabyte, Wi-Fi only version. Larger 32 GB and 64 GB versions will cost $429 and $529, respectively. Apple will begin taking pre-orders on Friday.

Like the full-size iPad, the iPad mini has versions that connect with 3G and 4G cellular networks fromVerizon (VZFortune 500), AT&T(TFortune 500) or Sprint (SFortune 500). The cellular iterations, which will ship in mid-November, will cost $459, $559 and $659.


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