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Reuters: Retina iPad mini may not launch in 2013 due to supply constraints

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Adding its voice to a gathering storm of "iPad mini 2" rumors, Reuters on Wednesday reported Apple's suppliers have only recently started ramping up production of the device's Retina displays, suggesting an anticipated rollout could be pushed back into 2014.

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Citing supply chain sources, Reuters claims Apple will face severe supply constraints if it chooses to debut the Retina display "iPad mini 2" this year, prompting speculation that the company may delay the tablet's launch until after the lucrative holiday shopping season.

The sources said Apple planned to reveal the second-generation mini later this month, but suppliers of the high-resolution Retina display panels bound for the device have been holding up production. Current Apple display suppliers LG Display, Samsung and Sharp reportedly vied for the contract, though the final order breakdown is unknown.

According to the publication, the production delay is due in part to Apple's requirement that display makers deliver panels which operate within strict power-saving parameters. One of the main concerns with using a power-hungry Retina display in a small form factor tablet is its toll on battery life, an area where the current iPad mini shines.

With the certification issues apparently solved, screen manufacturers are said to be ramping up production, but volumes are not expected to be large enough for a wide rollout until early next year. Sources suspect Apple may wait to launch the next-gen mini until supplies are adequate, or alternatively make the Retina version available in limited quantities later this year.

Finally, one person noted Apple is looking to debut a low-cost version of the 7.9-inch tablet, possibly cutting costs by lowering on-board storage to 8GB and sticking with existing internals.

Wednesday's report lines up perfectly with predictions from KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who in April noted mass production of a Retina iPad mini would likely be delayed until October. Kuo said Apple would face issues with Retina panel yields, which would force a December launch at the earliest. In July, the analyst also reported that Apple would introduce a less expensive iPad mini alongside a higher-spec Retina version with a more powerful A-series SoC, enhanced camera and other component upgrades.

It was previously rumored that the second-generation iPad mini would be unveiled alongside a redesigned 9.7-inch iPad later this month, though today's report casts doubt on the chances of a wide release.
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8GB low cost version? Not going to happen. The savings from cutting off 8GB of flash storage would be negligible, while seriously limiting the usability of the device. If anything, they'll just cut the price of the existing one accordingly and in return ramp up the price for the retina model slightly.
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Again the same BS as the iPhone and Appleinsider is going to publish it all over again?

 

- supply constraints (stock drops),

- leaks (stock drops),

- lack of interest from the public (stock drops),

- interest rises (stock drops),

- release of the device (stock drops),

- bad jokes, Apple is dead, some analyst lose hope on Apple  (stock drops),

- Awesome sales proving all previous stuff was a made up lie  (stock goes up 2 dollars),

- Analysts analyse lines and amount of time for things to go out of stock ( (stock drops),

- Apple gives amazing numers (stock goes up 2%),

- Analysts are proving wrong, but still attack Apple's numbers  (stock drops),

- Nothing happens....  (stock drops).

- Carl Icahn eats (Stock goes up).

 

repeat.

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I plan to be in NYC over new year. Apple better give me some reason to go to the Apple store (besides the 5S of course).
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How come other companies don't seem to have a problem making 7-8" tablets with retina like displays? According to AnandTech the new Nexus 7 gets 12 hours battery life. And Apple can produce 3.5", 4" and 9.7" retina displays but somehow 7.9" is impossible? Except it will magically become possible in 2014? Either Reuters is full of it or Apple has a real problem.
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8GB low cost version? Not going to happen. The savings from cutting off 8GB of flash storage would be negligible, while seriously limiting the usability of the device. If anything, they'll just cut the price of the existing one accordingly and in return ramp up the price for the retina model slightly.
Yes this is th dumbest thing I've read. No way will Appe ship a tablet with only 8GB storage. They'd be laughed off the stage, especially considering it would probably sill be more expensive than competitor 16GB devices with retina like displays.
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How come other companies don't seem to have a problem making 7-8" tablets with retina like displays? According to AnandTech the new Nexus 7 gets 12 hours battery life. And Apple can produce 3.5", 4" and 9.7" retina displays but somehow 7.9" is impossible? Except it will magically become possible in 2014? Either Reuters is full of it or Apple has a real problem.

They need an advenced technology for retina iPad mini (iPad 4 is a lot bulkier old display tech and iPhone 4 and up is newer, but less than quarter size of iPad mini display) in huge volumes. Nexus can be made because google is selling literally a few hundreds of thousands, and Apple will sell tens of millions of mini's
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They need an advenced technology for retina iPad mini (iPad 4 is a lot bulkier old display tech and iPhone 4 and up is newer, but less than quarter size of iPad mini display) in huge volumes. Nexus can be made because google is selling literally a few hundreds of thousands, and Apple will sell tens of millions of mini's
A few hundred thousand? Do you have a source for this? Also, we've seen leaks for 9.7" iPads with the mini form factor. If that's possible how is a 7.9" not possible?
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I plan to be in NYC over new year. Apple better give me some reason to go to the Apple store (besides the 5S of course).

 

Yeah, because Apple needs pinolo to go to the Apple Store over new year. Seriously, you did not get the memo titled "How to make pinolo happy during his NYC trip"?

 

Apart from that, is reuters reporting on a rumor that would make another rumor less likely?

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post #10 of 72
If this is true, it shows huge problems for Apple. Supply constraints have been a problem for Apple (iMac) in the past. If Apple with it's locked up vendors and billions of $ cash cannot get a working supply chain to build its products it has a serious problem. Can't make the product, people will buy crap products instead. Apple is best, but it's not better than nothing.
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$229 8GB model? Ok.........
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Again the same BS as the iPhone and Appleinsider is going to publish it all over again?

- supply constraints (stock drops),
- leaks (stock drops),
- lack of interest from the public (stock drops),
- interest rises (stock drops),
- release of the device (stock drops),
- bad jokes, Apple is dead, some analyst lose hope on Apple  (stock drops),
- Awesome sales proving all previous stuff was a made up lie  (stock goes up 2 dollars),
- Analysts analyse lines and amount of time for things to go out of stock ( (stock drops),
- Apple gives amazing numers (stock goes up 2%),
- Analysts are proving wrong, but still attack Apple's numbers  (stock drops),
- Nothing happens....  (stock drops).
- Carl Icahn eats (Stock goes up).

repeat.

Well said

Let's hope Apple is buying back boatloads of its stock to take advantage of this massive discount

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8GB low cost version? Not going to happen. The savings from cutting off 8GB of flash storage would be negligible, while seriously limiting the usability of the device. If anything, they'll just cut the price of the existing one accordingly and in return ramp up the price for the retina model slightly.
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Yes this is th dumbest thing I've read. No way will Appe ship a tablet with only 8GB storage. They'd be laughed off the stage, especially considering it would probably sill be more expensive than competitor 16GB devices with retina like displays.

 

Agreed. 

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I plan to be in NYC over new year. Apple better give me some reason to go to the Apple store (besides the 5S of course).

How about visiting it because it's a beautifully designed store.
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post #15 of 72
If the full size is as lighter and thinner as rumored and has the thinner bezel I'll probably move back to the big boy any way. But the mini is nice
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post #16 of 72

Once again, the analysts make no sense at all.

 

If supply and yields are supposedly so low, then why bother to whine about lowering the price? I'm tired of people whining about lowering prices, especially when the article is about Apple not being able to meet demand. 

 

Hell no. I say that Apple should raise the price of the mini, especially if it's going to come with beefed up internals and a retina display. It'll be in huge demand, even at that higher price point. Bump up the price to at least $349, and that ought to eliminate a few whiners, and it will help with the supply issues, as there won't be enough to go around, even at the higher price. 

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Supply constraints? Maybe. Maybe not. But if there really are supply constraints, don't blame suppliers. Blame Tim Cook. Supply chain control is only thing he's supposed to be good at and he can't even carry that out properly. Larry Page of Google got the HD displays on their Nexus 7 on time. Jeff Bezos of Amazon was able to get the HD displays on their Kindle HDXs on time. Which CEO is going to get their HD panels late? Mr. Tim "Late Again" Cook. It figures. Google's share price is still climbing. Amazon's share price is still climbing like no tomorrow. Tim Cook gives Wall Street another reason to keep Apple's share price in the red for 2013.

It's getting almost impossible for Apple to give Wall Street any reasons to boost Apple's share price. From an OS that makes users vomit to supply constraints, it's always something getting screwed up at Apple. Tim Cook might as well take the blame because he's the CEO. Apple is sitting on a mountain of cash and can't figure out how to ramp up production quickly enough. It's not like Tim Cook didn't know Christmas was coming this year. There'll be no return of Apple's share price to $700 this year. It will be lucky to get to $500 with a stiff tailwind. Thanks, Tim. You left Apple shareholders holding an empty bag again.
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Once again, the analysts make no sense at all.

If supply and yields are supposedly so low, then why bother to whine about lowering the price? I'm tired of people whining about lowering prices, especially when the article is about Apple not being able to meet demand. 

Hell no. I say that Apple should raise the price of the mini, especially if it's going to come with beefed up internals and a retina display. It'll be in huge demand, even at that higher price point. Bump up the price to at least $349, and that ought to eliminate a few whiners, and it will help with the supply issues, as there won't be enough to go around, even at the higher price. 

Driving people away from your products is not good strategy for success.
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Who says a delayed mini release wasn't the plan all along. Apple certainly never declared any intention to release both a new iPad and mini at the same time. Last year was a first, and arguably the minor iPad 4 update was only intended to get the new connector out. It's just silly for analysts to generalise from that one event.

 

In the past, Apple *often* released their premium devices (like a MacBook Pro) before the more budget products (like iBooks, remember those :-). This maximises sales of the premium product, instead of giving people a cheaper option at the same time. Wall St. doesn't like this because they think it will reduce the total number of iPads sold, but from Apple's view it skews the distribution of purchases towards higher end (higher profit) products. Apple may simply be saying that if you want to give someone a shiny new iPad for Xmas, then give them the best! And you know what, I bet a large number of people will. For those who can't afford that, the old mini works just fine.

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Driving people away from your products is not good strategy for success.

 

Apple seems to be doing just fine, and they have raised the price in the past on a few product lines that I can recall, so it wouldn't be without precedent.

 

There will always be a certain segment of the population that is driven to cheap products like many of the Android tablets available, and Apple has no intention of competing in that space, where margins are either razor thin or nonexistent. Apple will never win over the penny pinchers, and I don't believe that they should attempt to.

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Finally, one person noted Apple is looking to debut a low-cost version of the 7.9-inch tablet, possibly cutting costs by lowering on-board storage to 8GB and sticking with existing internals.

Wednesday's report lines up perfectly with predictions from KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, [...]. In July, the analyst also reported that Apple would introduce a less expensive iPad mini alongside a higher-spec Retina version with a more powerful A-series SoC, enhanced camera and other component upgrades.

 

Why not Plastic Shell? It would make more sense in that it would outwardly designate the 'class' of device as the same as the iPhone 5c.  

Granted, the savings aren't that great compared to not using fused champhored glass, but it would less expensive, and likely a savings on a par with dropping from 16 to 8GB.

 

All said, it's a supply chain rumor.   Reuters and Kuo may be using the same set of sources, and it's really just 2 reports of the same data, and therefore of course they would line up 'perfectly.'

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Why not Plastic Shell? It would make more sense in that it would outwardly designate the 'class' of device as the same as the iPhone 5c.  
Granted, the savings aren't that great compared to not using fused champhored glass, but it would less expensive, and likely a savings on a par with dropping from 16 to 8GB.

All said, it's a supply chain rumor.   Reuters and Kuo may be using the same set of sources, and it's really just 2 reports of the same data, and therefore of course they would line up 'perfectly.'

No just no.
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This guy has been right a lot. People always want to doubt him though.

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How come other companies don't seem to have a problem making 7-8" tablets with retina like displays? According to AnandTech the new Nexus 7 gets 12 hours battery life. And Apple can produce 3.5", 4" and 9.7" retina displays but somehow 7.9" is impossible? Except it will magically become possible in 2014? Either Reuters is full of it or Apple has a real problem.

 

Two likely main reasons: 1) scale, and 2) build quality. Apple builds a lot more, and Apple demands top quality components. The last Nexus was plagued with build quality issues as well as OS stability problems. 

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Again the same BS as the iPhone and Appleinsider is going to publish it all over again?

- supply constraints (stock drops),
- leaks (stock drops),
- lack of interest from the public (stock drops),
- interest rises (stock drops),
- release of the device (stock drops),
- bad jokes, Apple is dead, some analyst lose hope on Apple  (stock drops),
- Awesome sales proving all previous stuff was a made up lie  (stock goes up 2 dollars),
- Analysts analyse lines and amount of time for things to go out of stock ( (stock drops),
- Apple gives amazing numers (stock goes up 2%),
- Analysts are proving wrong, but still attack Apple's numbers  (stock drops),
- Nothing happens....  (stock drops).
- Carl Icahn eats (Stock goes up).

repeat.

Here is the title of this article I saw before AppleInsider's title...

Apple's rumored iPad mini with Retina display could face severe supply constraints

Thank The Verge for summing it all up in the title!

So when Apple was having ALL the problems above for the iPhones, Apple was strengthening its logistics know-how to deliver 9 million-plus iPhones around the world. Upon announcing a massive achievement in sales, all the rumormangers turned even more antagonistic towards Apple. Since the number was so far beyond anything any competitor had ever or could do, the rumormangers had no company to turn to to promote their achievements above Apple.

Now the iPad is the target.

Message to Tim... It does not matter what great hardware and software and services Apple produces this Fall and throughout 2014. The haters are going to hate. So, please keep up the GREAT work! Your focus on steering your company will rule the future!!
post #26 of 72
Retina iPad mini would cut into big iPad pie more than noretina one so they may not be in hurry till February. Imagine you would buy for Christmas noretina one and in January they would come with retina one. A lot of people would be mad.
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Supply constraints? Maybe. Maybe not. But if there really are supply constraints, don't blame suppliers. Blame Tim Cook. Supply chain control is only thing he's supposed to be good at and he can't even carry that out properly. Larry Page of Google got the HD displays on their Nexus 7 on time. Jeff Bezos of Amazon was able to get the HD displays on their Kindle HDXs on time. Which CEO is going to get their HD panels late? Mr. Tim "Late Again" Cook. It figures. Google's share price is still climbing. Amazon's share price is still climbing like no tomorrow. Tim Cook gives Wall Street another reason to keep Apple's share price in the red for 2013.

It's getting almost impossible for Apple to give Wall Street any reasons to boost Apple's share price. From an OS that makes users vomit to supply constraints, it's always something getting screwed up at Apple. Tim Cook might as well take the blame because he's the CEO. Apple is sitting on a mountain of cash and can't figure out how to ramp up production quickly enough. It's not like Tim Cook didn't know Christmas was coming this year. There'll be no return of Apple's share price to $700 this year. It will be lucky to get to $500 with a stiff tailwind. Thanks, Tim. You left Apple shareholders holding an empty bag again.

 

Google, "We need 1 million displays."

Supplier, "We can deliver."

Amazon, "We need 1 million displays."

Supplier, "We need 1 million displays."

Apple, "We need 10 million displays."

Supplier, We can't do that.  We can give you 5 million and a promise."

 

A few people in the world have a "motion sickness" problem.  Car manufactures do not make cars that do not move so that those people do not get sick.

 

Apple has no need to satisfy the wants and desires of Wall Street.  Their only concern, and rightly so, is to build the best product they can.  If people like what Apple builds then they can buy it if they can afford it.  If they can not afford it Apple does not need to reduce the price.  I can not afford a Rolls Royce so I only admire them.

 

But the drivel you post does make Appleinsider fun to read.

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If this is true, it shows huge problems for Apple. Supply constraints have been a problem for Apple (iMac) in the past. If Apple with it's locked up vendors and billions of $ cash cannot get a working supply chain to build its products it has a serious problem. Can't make the product, people will buy crap products instead. Apple is best, but it's not better than nothing.

These 'delay' and 'supply' rumors happen with every iOS device launch. And never come to pass.

It's stock value games and analysts etc covering their butts. They have been pushing the idea of a retina mini for weeks and now they are getting nervous that they were wrong. But it's against their code of conduct to ever actually say they were wrong so they are setting up an explanation for why it might not happen in case it doesn't.

These folks don't have any info to back up anything. If there in no retina display it's because Apple never intended to do it this year. And yet Apple will still likely sell record millions on launch etc

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post #29 of 72
Lower to 8gb who is this guy a joke. 16gb is far too low now! I'd say go plastic and lowest size should be 32gb! Dumb shister!
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How come other companies don't seem to have a problem making 7-8" tablets with retina like displays? According to AnandTech the new Nexus 7 gets 12 hours battery life. And Apple can produce 3.5", 4" and 9.7" retina displays but somehow 7.9" is impossible? Except it will magically become possible in 2014? Either Reuters is full of it or Apple has a real problem.

 

You should know better...

 

The 9.7" retina iPad has a lower resolution (264dpi vs 324 for the iPhones and iPad mini), and the smaller 3.5" and 4" panels are much easier to produce (being small divides the chances of bad pixels).

 

The iPad mini has 35% more screen area than the Nexus 7, yet the devices are roughly the same size in term of volume. How could it get the same battery life since powering the display and backlight is an important battery drain?

 

35% is also a big difference in terms of LCD manufacturing, raising the chances of bad pixels and other defects. And like other said, Apple needs to produce X millions of them and still make a profit, while Google's Nexus 7 is just a marketing tool sold with little or no profit, they could only produce a million a month and it wouldn't make any difference to shareholders.

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Lower to 8gb who is this guy a joke. 16gb is far too low now! I'd say go plastic and lowest size should be 32gb! Dumb shister!

What is wrong with you people asking for a plastic iPad Mini?
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Two likely main reasons: 1) scale, and 2) build quality. Apple builds a lot more, and Apple demands top quality components. The last Nexus was plagued with build quality issues as well as OS stability problems. 
I'm referring to the 2nd gen Nexus. I haven't heard about build quality issues with that device. And the new Kindle devices are getting good reviews (at least from a hardware perspective).
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You should know better...

 

The 9.7" retina iPad has a lower resolution (264dpi vs 324 for the iPhones and iPad mini), and the smaller 3.5" and 4" panels are much easier to produce (being small divides the chances of bad pixels).

 

Exactly.  The genius of the iPad ecosystem (at least from the developers' perspective) is that there is only one logical screen size.  Yes the retina iPad uses higher resolution images and vector drawings and fonts are drawn at twice the resolution, but developers don't have to do anything to account for that.  I imagine that the same isn't true on the Andriod side and tablet makers can make up whatever screen sizes they want and just hope developers support it.

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These 'delay' and 'supply' rumors happen with every iOS device launch. And never come to pass.

It's stock value games and analysts etc covering their butts. They have been pushing the idea of a retina mini for weeks and now they are getting nervous that they were wrong. But it's against their code of conduct to ever actually say they were wrong so they are setting up an explanation for why it might not happen in case it doesn't.

These folks don't have any info to back up anything. If there in no retina display it's because Apple never intended to do it this year. And yet Apple will still likely sell record millions on launch etc

Well if Apple had the ability and supply to release a retina mini this year but purposely chose not to, the I don't know what to say other than Apple is inviting people to go elsewhere.
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Why not Plastic Shell?

 

Have you compared the weight of a 5s to a 5c? 

 

Seems like a heavier tablet would be a marketing challenge.

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post #36 of 72

Are these the same supply constraints that sold 9 million iPhones in 3 days?

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post #37 of 72
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You should know better...

The 9.7" retina iPad has a lower resolution (264dpi vs 324 for the iPhones and iPad mini), and the smaller 3.5" and 4" panels are much easier to produce (being small divides the chances of bad pixels).

The iPad mini has 35% more screen area than the Nexus 7, yet the devices are roughly the same size in term of volume. How could it get the same battery life since powering the display and backlight is an important battery drain?

35% is also a big difference in terms of LCD manufacturing, raising the chances of bad pixels and other defects. And like other said, Apple needs to produce X millions of them and still make a profit, while Google's Nexus 7 is just a marketing tool sold with little or no profit, they could only produce a million a month and it wouldn't make any difference to shareholders.

OK I'd love to see Apple PR explain all that to consumers who will have ads shoved in their face and read reviews telling them that the Kindle and Nexus 7 devices have much better displays and are cheaper. If there really are these incredible engineering issues that Apple and their display partners haven't been able to solve for then I hope Apple doesn't update the mini this fall (except swapping slate for space gray) and just knocks down the price.
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How come other companies don't seem to have a problem making 7-8" tablets with retina like displays? According to AnandTech the new Nexus 7 gets 12 hours battery life. And Apple can produce 3.5", 4" and 9.7" retina displays but somehow 7.9" is impossible? Except it will magically become possible in 2014? Either Reuters is full of it or Apple has a real problem.

 

Either Reuters is full of it...

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A few hundred thousand? Do you have a source for this? Also, we've seen leaks for 9.7" iPads with the mini form factor. If that's possible how is a 7.9" not possible?

 

The res is different. But it doesn't matter because we know hindsight will prove this story to be bullshit.

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Yeah, because Apple needs pinolo to go to the Apple Store over new year. Seriously, you did not get the memo titled "How to make pinolo happy during his NYC trip"?

 

He didn't mean in terms of himself. But I think he should have thought about his comment in that we still have Haswell Pros (MacBook and Mac) coming, iPads and iPods.

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