It feels very nice in the hand. Extremely easy to hold in one hand, and at 413 g (14.6 oz) does not tire my arm out. I can easily wrap my fingers around the edges, and the soft rubber coating has excellent tactile feel versus the hard case of iPad. The exactly 7" color screen was easy to look at no matter what I saw or did, except for one childrens book that was simply scans of the large illustrated pages, thus the text shrunk to nearly unreadable (fault of publisher, really). The interface is obviously modified to deal with the smaller screen and did have a few nice features too, was well implemented. Otherwise it really sucked balls. IOW, it was a HORRIBLE overall. Lacked features standard in other tabs, power button on bottom and raised, very, very easy to turn it off inadvertently. Laggy, stuttery, sometimes unresponsive more often then other tabs. (Of course hard core Amazon and first time Tab buyers would likely not notice.) YES, the point of this post is 7~8" iPad form factor will succeed with the right balance of size, shape, and feel. No question a 7.5" iPad will sell like crazy. The portability factor goes up exponentially for each inch in size reduction, and women are very, very picky about size. A few years ago a study found women were the leading buyers of ultra-small laptops (pre Netbooks, also called Palmtops), because they were much more conscious of weight and size then men. While good, larger then 7" is better, between 8" and 7". 7.7" may be just a little too big to manage, so that is why I think 7.5". Samsung has an 8.9" I could also just wrap my fingers around and is ultra thin (part of reason I could just grasp it), but its aspect ratio is different then iPad, so no way that will work for smaller iPad, but a very thin body a 7.9" is possible. I have my asbestos underwear on, so flame away, but betting odds are Apple will make a smaller iPad, at the very least to cater to smaller build adults and children.