Apple iPad Mini Could Be as Little as $250

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The price for the upcoming 8-inch version of Apple’s tablet may have leaked out. If this turns out to be accurate, then the iPad Mini is going to be quite affordable.

Apple iPad Mini -- Artists ConceptThe price list came to light in Germany, and the prices are therefore in Euros. An 8GB model will reportedly be 250?, a 16GB one will be 350€, a 32GB one is going to be 450€, while a 64GB version will be 550€.

Using these to judge the U.S. prices can give some approximate figures. For example, the 16GB version of the full-size iPad is 480€ in Germany and $500 in America. The 32GB version is 100€ and $100 more, and the same pattern holds true for the 64GB one. If the same holds true for the iPad Mini, then a logical prediction is that the 8GB version will likely come in around $250, the 16GB model will be $350, the 32GB should be $450, and the 64GB model will be $550.

According to the German leak, Apple will offer versions of this device with cellular-wireless connectivity, a feature that will add 120€ to the cost. In the U.S., this feature is an addition $130 on the iPad.

More on the iPad Mini

According to a series of unconfirmed reports that have came out over the last few months, Apple’s miniature tablet will have a 7.85 inch touchscreen — smaller than the 9.8-inch one on the company’s previous models. It will allegedly have a 1024 x 768 resolution, the same as the first- and second-generation iPads.

Naturally, the iPad Mini will debut running Apple iOS 6, giving it Siri support. It will reportedly have both front and rear-facing cameras and dual stereo speakers.

Apple will formally unveil this product on Oct. 23, according to inside sources. 




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