iPad mini I'm betting no retina on mini til gen 3

Discussion in 'iPad' started by puma1552, Aug 14, 2013.


Will the next iPad mini have a retina display?

  1. yes

    17 vote(s)
  2. no

    11 vote(s)
  1. puma1552 macrumors 603

    Nov 20, 2008
    I have a hunch Apple won't include a retina display on the next iPad mini. I think they will disappoint everyone by waiting until the third generation mini.

    Anyone else agree?
  2. nStyle macrumors 65816

    Dec 6, 2009

    The 2nd Gen Nexus 7 just opened a can of whoop ass... Apple isn't going to take that lightly.

    Plus...It is very feasible for the Mini to have the same resolution as the regular iPad. There is only 2 inches of screen size difference. I still don't understand why the Retina iPad isn't packed with more pixels as it is considering the iPhone has a much higher PPI. The tech is there.
  3. puma1552 thread starter macrumors 603

    Nov 20, 2008
    but appledoesnt seem to care what the competition releases. if going by specs, apple is always last
  4. SHirsch999 macrumors 6502a

    Apr 19, 2011
    My vote is yes. I'm not sure I understand the point of releasing a new mini without a retina display. Faster processor and better camera surely are not enough to get me to buy one. I won't be getting a mini until it does have a retina display, and I am sure I am not the only one who feels that way.
  5. nStyle macrumors 65816

    Dec 6, 2009
    Certainly not. Not, at least, in the mobile category. Apple has usually been one step ahead in every facet of specs with all of their mobile products. Its only until the last few years that companies have been pushing speed and screen size on Android devices, as the market has become more mature. Apple has to adapt.
  6. Badrottie Suspended


    May 8, 2011
    Los Angeles
    Apple does not want to disappoint everyone and Apple can't afford losing people to Android tablets. :apple:
  7. srkmish macrumors regular


    Feb 10, 2013
    This. Im assuming apple wont be so foolish as not to release a retina mini and disappoint a generation of fans.

    Once retina mini release, who cares about nexus 7 fhd. The former will become the best tablet ever.
  8. Powrie macrumors 6502

    Sep 14, 2012
    There are 7 inch tablets out right now with IGZO Displays.

    If Apple can do it, they will.

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