iPad mini 2 release date is expected in Q4 2013, just weeks or months away from Apple Inc's Sept. 10 unveiling of the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. Many first time tablet shoppers are getting ready for their holiday gadget purchase. Here are five of the shopping factors that small tab newbies may want to consider.
iPad Mini 2: Grab Tab Upon Release Date?
The first iPad mini was unveiled late October 2012. It makes sense for many Apple watchers to expect the tab sequel in its anniversary quarter, particularly in the same month. Here are five things to bear in mind when choosing the "best" small tablet in the market today.
5. Extra storage. The iPad mini 2 is not likely to provide an expandable storage. If you pick the 16GB variant, you could be a bit short in space for your media files (music, photos, video).
4. File management and syncing. The iOS environment is highly intuitive. Many users say iOS is quite user-friendly. But file management can be extra challenging when you start syncing to non-iOS device. The Android user interface, however, is a lot like the Windows desktop management.
3. Price. The 7-inch variant of Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 costs AU$329.95. The Google Nexus 7 2nd generation (16GB) price tag says AU$419.95. Samsung's SRP for the 7-in Tab 3 is $199 (AU$213), and Google's suggested retail price for the N7 is $229 (AU$245). These prices are from mobicity.com.au. These are two of the tablets that are expected to battle the iPad mini 2 upon its release.
2. Screen Display. On paper, the Nexus 7 2nd generation is fantastic. Outdoors, however, the iPad mini is the better tab, thanks to its screen's smart light management.
1. CPU, Specs. The iPad mini 2 is not expected to change much in its shell, but its processor and graphics power would be updated. It is expected to arrive with the stunning Retina display technology.
Tech experts will scrutinize the iPad mini 2 upon its release. Its competitors, the Tab 3 and Nexus 7, among others, are two of the best gadgets newbie tablet shoppers can use for comparison. It is always best to compare products before making a choice to avoid buyer's remorse.
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