by Kane Minks
After having a lot of criticisms about its newest iPhone, Apple Inc. has been rumored to release another new and improved iPad during an event at the end of this month or next month. The event will be hosted by the company and the company has not yet released any confirmation of what is going to happen on the said date. This new product aims to be ground-breaking and able to increase their market share across the board.
The iPhone 5 was introduced to the whole world this past September. The company said it’s the biggest and best thing that ever happened to iPhone since iPhone. One of its many highlights was its thinner build. Everything was made to be faster given its brand new chip. Download time was made much faster. Apple made a mark in the technology industry once again with the release of this iPhone model. Nevertheless, a lot of consumers and technologists in the business were not satisfied with its new map services. Indeed, the company apologized publicly for the lapses and promised to make amends accordingly. With all the rumors and speculations with the newest iPhone, Apple plans to make things even more exciting for consumers with its next and brand new release of its mini iPad.
The Rumored iPad Mini
Although there has been no confirmation from the company itself, there are rumors saying that on the 23rd of October, Apple will release its mini iPad. The screen is said to be from seven to eight inches. The size makes it possible to experience iPad in a mobile kind of way.
The expected date of release for the iPad Mini is just days before Microsoft Corporation unveils its new technologies, the Windows 8 and the Microsoft Surface Tablet. Microsoft happens to be Apple’s biggest competitor.
According to Wall Street analysts, the attempt by Apple to introduce a smaller and cheaper version of the iPad is viewed to be a big threat to Microsoft’s margins. Simply giving consumers a cheaper and smaller iPad but may not win the hearts of consumers. Apple is putting a lot on the line to reinvent and add a new version of the iPad, since they already have higher sales compared to last year.
Whatever is in store for the world on the 23rd, it is surely another event Apple fans will look forward to. Every consumer, media, and technology analysts is going to be buzzing that day. Apple’s newest strategy is surely calculated and slated to give Microsoft and competitors a run for their money.
- iPad mini unveiling likely to be October 23 (iphonelife.com)