Apple just released their iPad Mini and it seems the slate will take off, according to one analyst. The demand for the tablet will be so high that users may find it hard to buy a stock. Can the iPad really deliver like what analysts predicted?
Apple's iPad Mini is one of the best selling products of its kind to date. It's newest generation seemed successful in impressing the market that some are predicting that stocks can run out as fast. Telegraph reported an interview with Rhoda Alexander, director of tablet research at IHS electronis and media.
Ms Alexander told the Telegraph:
"The supply of the Retina Mini is going to be ridiculously tight in the fourth quarter. Apple's 2013 iPad shipment growth is shaping up to be comparatively modest and the shift in launch cycles has played a major role in the slowdown."
The latest iPad Mini will hit stores later in November according to Apple. The new iPad Air, on other hand, will hit stores November 1. Many analysts think that Apple is refraining to be as detailed about the product to boost supplies prior to the launch.
iPad Mini 2 Specs
Why are analysts saying that the iPad Mini 2 will be a hit? It boils down to the specs. As the name implies, the device sports a Retina Display offering 2048 x 1536 pixels. This is four times the original resolution of the first iPad Mini. The screen size remains the same at 7.9-inch. This yields a pixel density at 326ppi.
The first generation iPad Mini used the processor from iPad 2 instead of the A6X found on the iPad 4. For the latest iPad Mini, Apple is not playing safe. The device runs on A7 chip. This offers a 64-bit device ensuring its future. The device would be outdated in no time if it went for a 32-bit processor. The new iPad Mini also comes with a M7 motion coprocessor.
Storage capacities start from 16GB to 128GB. Just like before, the memory cannot be expanded. Users wishing for more memory can use a wireless hard drive. The design did not change.
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