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Old Feb 1, 2013, 03:20 AM   #1
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iPad Mini Update Roadmap

Do you think Apple will likely follow the same strategy with the Mini as they did with the full size iPad (iPad 2 is still available) in continuing to offer the first generation version at a lower price after introducing an iPad Mini 2? If so what kind of prices do you think they will offer?
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Old Feb 1, 2013, 03:42 AM   #2
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It's also possible they could offer continue to offer the current iPad mini with modest CPU boost and no retina for $329..

And then increase the cost of the Retina iPad Mini to $399 and replace the iPad 2 slot with it.

That way they maximise bang for buck, and given a retina mini will require decent GPU, increased memory, IGZO display technology which are all more expensive components - this pricing move could allow the retina mini to have same exact specs at the bigger iPad with only size & weight being the discernible factor.

Whilst still offering a $329 model to appease those looking for cheaper option.
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