.
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.

FULL POST 


Filed under: News • Tech
soundoff (One Response)
  1. Russell Niewieroski

    The Kindle Fire is a mini tablet computer version of Amazon.com's Kindle e-book reader. Announced on September 28, 2011, the Kindle Fire has a color 7-inch multi-touch display with IPS technology and runs a forked version of Google's Android operating system. The device—which includes access to the Amazon Appstore, streaming movies and TV shows, and Kindle's e-books—was released to consumers in the United States on November 15, 2011. `^:..

    http://www.caramoan.phHave a good weekend

    May 23, 2013 at 7:18 am | Reply

Post a comment


 

CNN welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Service.