Preview at WWDC likely in June, followed by September launch.
Rumors Continue to Point to November 2 Launch Date for 'iPad Mini'
Reports are continuing to pile on that November 2 date today, with TechCrunch reporting that it has received information from its own sources pointing to the same date.
November 2 is the ship date we’ve heard today from a source close to Apple’s supply chain, echoing an earlier report by Geeky Gadgets that that’s the day the iPad mini will go on sale. [...]German site iFun.de is also weighing in with its own report claiming that Apple has informed a major shipping logistics partner that it should be preparing for a significant boost leading up to that date.
Our own source has also previously proven reliable with unreleased Apple info.