Unboxing Photos from Early iPad Mini Delivery Surface in France

Yesterday, we noted that early iPad mini pre-orders were en route to customers and that resellers were receiving shipments ahead of Friday's official launch for the Wi-Fi models.

French site igen.fr now shares some unboxing photos [Google translation] from a customer who pre-ordered a white iPad mini from French reseller Darty and has already received his shipment.

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The unboxing photos do not reveal any significant surprises, with Apple opting to maintain its usual box layout for the new device in placing the iPad mini on top of a support surface containing the documentation and accessories. The iPad mini comes with a Lightning to USB cable and a power adapter, although the adapter is not visible in these photos.

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Wi-Fi models of the iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad will officially debut this Friday, November 2 in 34 countries, with Apple's own retail stores opening at 8:00 AM to begin sales. Cellular-capable models will follow several weeks later.

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Top Rated Comments

mattopotamus Avatar
148 months ago
Apple's 7.9 Inches has far fewer pixels than competing 7-inch tablets! You're cramming a worse screen in there, charging more, and accusing others of compromise? Ballsy.

totally relevant to an unboxing picture....join an existing thread.
Score: 43 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Agent OrangeZ Avatar
148 months ago
Apple's 7.9 Inches has far fewer pixels than competing 7-inch tablets! You're cramming a worse screen in there, charging more, and accusing others of compromise? Ballsy.

And they will sell 10-20 times more than those competing 7 inch tablets!
Score: 38 Votes (Like | Disagree)
CrAkD Avatar
148 months ago
Apple's 7.9 Inches has far fewer pixels than competing 7-inch tablets! You're cramming a worse screen in there, charging more, and accusing others of compromise? Ballsy.

You crammed that in there sarcastically just to get it in before the inevitable whining continues right?
Score: 27 Votes (Like | Disagree)
v0lume4 Avatar
148 months ago
Apple's 7.9 Inches has far fewer pixels than competing 7-inch tablets! You're cramming a worse screen in there, charging more, and accusing others of compromise? Ballsy.

Copied and pasted right from Gizmodo, right?
Score: 22 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Blackberryroid Avatar
148 months ago
Apple's 7.9 Inches has far fewer pixels than competing 7-inch tablets! You're cramming a worse screen in there, charging more, and accusing others of compromise? Ballsy.
Score: 20 Votes (Like | Disagree)
frayne182 Avatar
148 months ago
Wow the inside of a box!

Amazing.
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