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Topic: iPad mini 2

Best Buy jumpstarts Black Friday sales with early $75 discount on all iPad mini 3 models, up to $200 off iPad mini 2

11/26/2014, 08:11 am

U.S. retailer Best Buy on Wednesday flipped the switch early on some of its Black Friday gifts, including at $75 off all iPad mini 3 with Touch ID models, bringing the latest-generation tablet down to a starting price of just $324.99.

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Apple debuts modest education discounts for iPad Air, Retina iPad mini

05/28/2014, 11:05 am

Apple on Wednesday added the flagship iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display to the company's long-running education discount program, the first time Apple has included the tablets in its less costly options for students and teachers.

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Verizon's new XLTE network doubles bandwidth for users of Apple's latest iPhones & iPads

05/19/2014, 02:05 pm

Verizon, America's largest wireless provider, announced on Monday the launch of its new XLTE network, an enhanced version of its 4G wireless data that offers double the previous speed available on the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, as well as the LTE-compatible iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display.

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Apple begins selling refurbished iPad mini with Retina display starting at $419 [u]

04/17/2014, 11:04 am

Consumers waiting for Apple to start offering refurbished models of its latest Retina display-equipped iPad mini need wait no longer as the tablet's Wi-Fi variants are now available with double-digit discounts from their off-the-shelf price.

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T-Mobile slashes $130 off new LTE-enabled iPads, matching Apple's Wi-Fi-only prices

04/10/2014, 02:04 pm

T-Mobile announced on Thursday that it is offering a limited-time $130 discount on the price of new 4G LTE iPad Air and iPad with Retina display models, matching the cost of comparable Wi-Fi-only models, while also still including 200 megabytes of free data every month for life.

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Analysis affirms Apple's A7 processor closer to a desktop CPU than regular mobile chip

03/31/2014, 11:03 am

An independent analysis of the microarchitecture behind Apple's latest A7 processor has shown that the company was not overstating when it called the design "desktop class," with the new silicon matching up well against Intel's recent desktop components.

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Rumor: Apple taps Samsung to take over iPad mini display manufacturing from Sharp, AU Optronics

03/18/2014, 09:03 am

A fresh rumor out of Korea indicates that Apple has begun a round of consolidation among its display manufacturing partners, shifting orders from current suppliers Sharp and AU Optronics to smartphone rival Samsung.

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Apple projected to have sold 25M iPads in record holiday quarter

01/22/2014, 10:01 am

Last fall's introduction of the iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display may have helped sales of Apple's tablets achieve double-digit year-over-year gains, according to pre-earnings expectations from Wall Street.

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Apple's Retina iPad mini trickles into US carrier stores as Apple Store ship times improve

12/13/2013, 08:12 pm

Apple appears to have made some headway in iPad mini with Retina display production, as the device is now showing up at Verizon and AT&T stores across the nation, while the Apple Store's ship-by dates improve to one to three business days.

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72% of prospective tablet buyers plan to buy Apple's iPad - report

12/12/2013, 04:12 pm

Consumers who intend to purchase a tablet within the next three months overwhelmingly say they will choose one of Apple's iPad models, a new survey shows.

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Upgraders jumpstart Apple's 'iPad Christmas' with 175% surge in trade-ins of old iPads for cash

12/06/2013, 01:12 pm

iPad trade-ins through Gazelle grew a whopping 175 percent over Black Friday weekend as presumed upgraders sought cash for their older models, supporting Apple's belief that the iPad will be the hottest holiday gift this year.

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Rumor: Retina iPad mini bottlenecks ease quickly, production already exceeding first-gen model

11/27/2013, 08:11 am

Apple is said to have built 4 million second-generation iPad mini with Retina display units in the month of November, already surpassing production levels of the first-generation model, according to a new rumor.

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Retina iPad mini rollout expands with walk-in sales at some Apple Stores, regional carrier availability [u]

11/22/2013, 11:11 am

Empire State customers can now purchase a Retina iPad mini at select New York City Apple retail stores without securing the tablet online in advance, while regional carrier partners like Bluegrass Cellular are beginning to announce availability, possibly signaling the start of a more expansive rollout.

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Retina iPad mini backorders at major US carriers hints at ongoing supply shortage

11/21/2013, 12:11 am

The nation's wireless carriers have yet to see steady shipments of Apple's cellular-enabled iPad mini with Retina display, with three of the "big four" telecoms all backordered for weeks as the holiday shopping season draws closer.

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32GB Wi-Fi-only Retina iPad mini most plentiful at Apple Stores

11/19/2013, 10:11 am

With Apple's new Retina display-equipped iPad mini facing severe supply constraints, checks of Apple retail stores suggest consumers hoping to get their hands on one of the tablets locally will have the best chance by aiming for a 32-gigabyte Wi-Fi-only model.

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Retina iPad mini display shows poorer color accuracy than Apple's iPad Air

11/18/2013, 11:11 am

The Retina display on Apple's newest 7.9-inch iPad mini shows a smaller range of colors than the high-resolution screen found on the larger iPad Air and other competing tablets, according to one analysis.

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Review: Apple's second-generation iPad mini with Retina display

11/15/2013, 12:11 am

Apple's second-generation iPad mini squeezes a high-resolution Retina display -- one with an even greater pixel density than the iPad Air -- into its diminutive form factor. It's an impressive technical achievement, but one that comes at a greater cost to customers.

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Unofficial Web tool tracks Retina iPad mini availability for U.S. Apple Stores

11/14/2013, 12:11 am

With Apple's iPad mini with Retina display seeing severe supply constraints at launch, a Web-based tracking tool offering in-store pickup availability has popped up in a most peculiar place: a website dedicated to the conservation of sea turtles.

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Retina iPad mini teardown reveals larger battery, display supplied by LG

11/13/2013, 10:11 am

A breakdown of Apple's second generation 7.9-inch tablet shows some slight adjustments to its construction and marginally less powerful components than its larger sibling, the iPad Air.

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Retina iPad mini shipments to grow 102% next quarter as iPad 2 reaches end of life

11/12/2013, 07:11 pm

A market forecast from KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says Apple will see a marked increase in shipments for the just-released iPad mini with Retina display over the coming months at the expense of iPad Air marketshare, while the iPad 2 may be discontinued in the first quarter of 2014

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