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WiFi + Cellular iPad Mini and Fourth-Generation iPad Launching in China Friday

Apple today announced that the WiFi + Cellular iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad will launch in China this Friday. The release in China adds to the over 100 countries where the iPad mini and new iPad are already available.

Apple today announced the Wi-Fi + Cellular versions of iPad® mini and the new fourth generation iPad with Retina display will be available in China on Friday, January 18. iPad mini and the fourth generation iPad are currently available in more than 100 countries worldwide including the US, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan and the UK.
The iPad and iPad mini models will be available in China through Apple retail stores, Apple.com and authorized retailers. Just last week, Apple CEO Tim Cook traveled to China to meet with partners and government officials, and where he announced that the cellular iPad and iPad mini models would be launching before the end of the month. Apple's focus on China has continued throughout the past several years, with the company having almost doubled its retail presence in Greater China since his last visit to the country just ten months ago.

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17 months ago

On Friday, the entire nation of China learns that, no, we weren't kidding... the iPad Mini DOES NOT have a retina display :eek:


If Apple never designed their portables with Retina Display nobody would've cared. It's not like all their LCD laden products sucked before Retina came out. :p
Rating: 8 Positives
17 months ago

In two months they will be out dated software :rolleyes:


just run software update
Rating: 4 Positives
17 months ago
In two months they will be out dated software :rolleyes:
Rating: 3 Positives
17 months ago

Ugh, finally, the cellular version iPad is on sale in China!
Commies don't matter to them, all Apple wants is their money.


Not every Apple customer in China is Chinese Communist Party member.
Not every Apple customer in California is left-wing socialist.
Rating: 2 Positives
17 months ago

If Apple never designed their portables with Retina Display nobody would've cared. It's not like all their LCD laden products sucked before Retina came out. :p


Right. It really is just in comparison to the awesomeness that is Retina that the Mini's screen looks bad.
Rating: 2 Positives
17 months ago

You're right, they should have stuck with the 336 x 240 LCD from the Newton and no one would have ever known any better.

Or not, my $199 Nexus7 has a higher resolution display than the $329 iPad Mini.


Thanks for missing the point.
Rating: 1 Positives
17 months ago
dont sell to the commies!
Rating: 1 Positives
17 months ago
At least they won't have far to ship them.

They should build an apple store at the factory, and have the customers wait in line at the end of the conveyor belt.
Rating: 1 Positives
17 months ago

well....USA will be presenting the 2nd gen version in less than a couple months...


No it won't.
Rating: 1 Positives
17 months ago

Isn't their market already flooded by ipad rip-offs?
http://www.9to5ipad.com/check-out-chinese-ipad-3-running-windows-xp-video/


The guy built the tablet himself ... It's probably one of the more elaborate "case mods". You should give him props for that.
Rating: 1 Positives

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