Apple Will Not Release a Retina iPad Mini Until Next Year?

Posted July 12, 2013 at 4:03pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 11993 views

Previous rumors indicated Apple was still debating a Retina display for the new iPad mini, but new sources claim that shortages of Retina display panels have pushed any plans into early 2014. Apple had been hoping to launch a Retina iPad during the fourth quarter of 2013.

Translated:
It is understood that the second generation iPad mini with general and Retina version, shipping time is enlarged from the original expected in the third quarter was postponed to 9-10 months, that is, in the fourth quarter; But now more outgoing, equipped with Retina panel iPad mini shipment time will be postponed to next year enlarge Lunar New Year.

The report also claims that Apple may be launching a Retina and a non-Retina version of the Mini, but there are no indications of price differences. Earlier this year it was believed that Apple was running into technical challenges relating to a Retina Display for the Mini.

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Great. - July 13, 2013 at 4:07am
That's a stupid rumour. Think about it.
TrueDat - July 12, 2013 at 11:46pm
Looks like I'm not buying a mini for a while. Too bad. There's no way I'm shelling out good money for that low res screen they should have never launched in the first place.
The real NoGoodDick - July 13, 2013 at 4:43am
It's generation one, and for gamers, ipad mini is easier to use for them, you might wanna think twice about that in the first place.
NoGoodNick - July 12, 2013 at 6:58pm
Major screw up, and likely to kill sales of the mini. Who wants a new device that only utilizes 3 year old techology? All of Apple's other devices are all Retina display. I wouldn't buy it in this case. They'll have to offer some amazing new features to make it worth buying, and then it'll have to be in addition to what the iPad maxi and the iPhone have.
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