Media event set for September 9, launch likely ~10 days later.
iPad Mini and 4th Generation iPad Now Available for Pre-Order
Apple is now accepting pre-orders for the iPad mini and the fourth-generation iPad. U.S. customers can also order iPad mini + Cellular models on Verizon, AT&T or Sprint. Prices for the iPad mini are $329 (16GB), $429 (32GB), and $529 (64GB). Cellular models cost $130 more, and all models come in white or black.
Delivery for pre-orders of Wi-Fi models is expected on November 2nd. Alternatively, customers will be able to purchase at retail locations on that same date. Apple's online store is currently quoting "Mid November" shipping for cellular models in the United States, with other countries seeing "Late November" availability for those models.