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Hands-On Video with 'iPad Mini' Physical Mockup

Physical mockups of Apple's rumored "iPad mini", presumably based on leaked design specs from case manufacturers, have appeared with increasing frequency in recent weeks, and Gizchina.com has now obtained one of the dummy units to share new photos and a video giving an impression of how the device might look and feel. The dummy units are widely available through Chinese online marketplace Taobao for roughly $15.


Similar mockups in both white and black have appeared over the past several weeks showing the rumored thin side bezel design that would make the device more comfortable to hold in one hand than a uniform bezel such as that seen on the full-size iPad. The video also offers a good overview of the external features of the device.


Apple is expected to introduce the iPad mini at an October media event once the publicity from the iPhone 5 launch begins to subside.



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24 months ago
My imaginary girlfriend will like this imaginary iPad mini very much!!
Rating: 11 Votes
24 months ago
Anyone else planning to buy the iPad Mini even though they have an iPad?
Rating: 11 Votes
24 months ago
Please happen, please happen, please happen!

Would be kind of a perfect size for a in car navigation/entertainment system as well.
Rating: 8 Votes
24 months ago
Size is quite good. I think that might end up being my first iPad.
Rating: 6 Votes
24 months ago

Cheaper than this will be AND harnesses the POWER of ANDROID with GOOGLE maps


Ha ha ha! Oh you were serious. Sorry.
Rating: 6 Votes
24 months ago
It's about time!!!!:D:D:D:D:D

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Rating: 5 Votes
24 months ago
That bezel doesn't seem very Apple like.
Rating: 4 Votes
24 months ago
1. iPad Mini
2. New look of iTunes and it's features
3. Possibly new iMacs

Hell yeah I am excited for October! :D
Rating: 2 Votes
24 months ago
My Prediction:
-16gb
-LTE Standard (no wifi only model)
-$399

That puts it $100 over the iPod touch, $230 less than regular iPad equivalent (with LTE). My reason for this prediction is that apple will view this as an ultra portable devide, way more portable than the iPad, thus they will bundle LTE with every model. People will eat this up, even though it's hundreds more than android 7-inchers.
Rating: 2 Votes
24 months ago
I still can't wrap my head over buying a mini version of the iPad.

I need the screen size of the current one for reading.

My first iPad will be next year's version.:)
Rating: 2 Votes

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