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Apple iPad mini 2 and iPad Air go official

22 October, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Apple iPad mini 2 and iPad Air go official - read the full textThe wraps are off, the new Apple tablets are official. Say hello to the new 9.7" model, iPad Air (not 5), and the new 7.9" model, the iPad mini 2. The big news, of course, is that the mini model now has a Retina display. Apple iPad mini 2 The Apple iPad mini 2 still has a 7.9" screen with a...


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i can't see any reason to buy the new ipad mini ...i will keep my ipad mini until apple decides to put a 2 gb RAM and quad core ..

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  • 2013-11-11 22:07
  • 3WDc

Event full of lies. See what I mean:

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  • 2013-10-24 08:15
  • gy2U

> In reply to kittan @ 2013-10-23 19:51 from uQ17 - click to readUsually when people want to buy tablet, they buy tablet and not laptop or computer...

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  • 2013-10-23 23:04
  • p771

With an iPad Air already official, should we expect an iPad Pro to go official sometime early 2014 which again will be in line with rumors of Apple testing a 13-inch version of the iPad?
May be iPad Air and iPad Pro is Apple's new nomenclature!

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  • 2013-10-23 22:56
  • veFN

For the same price of iPad 64gb we can buy surface is a full computer...

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  • 2013-10-23 19:51
  • uQ17

> In reply to HS @ 2013-10-23 08:24 from PxRE - click to readI just found myself using exclusively my Note II.

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  • 2013-10-23 15:25
  • JxTU

> In reply to glad @ 2013-10-23 12:46 from ijMk - click to readTad higher???

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  • 2013-10-23 14:11
  • mVAc

Overpriced, lack of features and poor design. The new Note 10.1 is the best tablet out there

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  • 2013-10-23 13:55
  • m5d1

> In reply to Nainu @ 2013-10-22 23:21 from KI6r - click to readSeriously. What were you expecting ?.Thats the best in class tablet except the price which is tad higher than it should have been.

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  • 2013-10-23 12:46
  • ijMk

> In reply to Dog man @ 2013-10-23 10:57 from N9@T - click to readI work in Memory fab, Nand in SSD and Memory card r the same 80 series speed.Only different is the class controller drive it. U can put the fastest SSD 256GB on ipad air which cost less the $100 production cost. Apple definitely charge more.

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  • 2013-10-23 12:02
  • 2ICu

I've never been a true fan of Apples mobile devices. I've only truly loved my iMac. But these new iPads seem really nice! Chose a Windows RT tablet over the iPad 4, but now both the Mini and the Air have stepped up, and maybe even passed all other tablets. Sweet!

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  • 2013-10-23 11:52
  • m{2m

> In reply to HK richest @ 2013-10-23 07:53 from XmZE - click to readI really pity abt ur thought process...
The memory used in ipads or nexus are diffeent than that on micro sd cards... ipad uses memory which are lt faster n more stable than external cards...

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  • 2013-10-23 11:22
  • U{Dt

Still not enough reason to the ipad 4. The difference is just tiny.
However the note 10.1 2014 edition is a good alternative (assuming you're into android). For some its even better.

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  • 2013-10-23 10:57
  • N9@T

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-10-23 09:24 from MKRi - click to readEr... The 2nd one. The retina display brings the new mini in line with the competition (nexus 7). The price is about 50% higher than it should be, and about 80% higher than said competition. And there just arent enough reasons here to justify the extra expense. 128 gb storage is a neat trick, but for that price? I'll stick with android thanks.

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  • 2013-10-23 10:40
  • 98b6

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-10-23 08:45 from PV{w - click to readNote 10.1 should the best

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  • 2013-10-23 10:26
  • 25GS

In terms of battery life, the Air did not do any promotion; the official battery life is still ten hours. But the author thinks that battery life has no ascension is understandable, after all, the main selling point of the Air is thin, increase the battery capacity will no doubt increase the overall thickness and weight of the fuselage. And for most users, 10 hours of battery life has enough. If put aside the hardware factors, actually, we did not see too much place of innovation on both of the new products, but on no account can we deny the idea for both products. The author believes that Apple will bring us to again change the world.

Surprise is Greater than the Disappointment --- Apple iPad Air

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  • 2013-10-23 10:17
  • kag2

Samsung Note still the best Android's tablet offering...

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  • 2013-10-23 10:09
  • 25GS

> In reply to Regedit @ 2013-10-23 09:36 from D1SL - click to readAndroid have ZERO tablets left. All are giant phone UI.

Most apps look the same thru out on S4 / HTC one / Note / tab / Note 10.1 .. all look the same. bloated and stretch.

It could have taken over ipad long ago with the honeycomb UI, and lead the way as the first buttonless OS... but for years the best they could do is MOVE THE THREE BUTTONS to THE MIDDLE OF A 10 inch tablet ..? HOW TO USE?

On iPad, they retain the 4:3 for ease of use in both portrait / landscape, with multi-gesture for fast navigation.. Thats why people still grap iPad even with its limitation.

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  • 2013-10-23 10:01
  • PGXj

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-10-23 09:32 from v0Xt - click to readNot Everyone. whilst ipad is dominant in tablet segment, Note is one of the good android based tabs.

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  • 2013-10-23 09:36
  • D1SL

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-10-23 08:45 from PV{w - click to readOf everyone prefers ipad air over any android tablet

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  • 2013-10-23 09:32
  • v0Xt

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