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Apple Television, iPad Mini, MacBook Air Speculation for 2013

BusinessInsider relays a report from analyst Gene Munster. Munster has been one of the most vocal proponents of an Apple television set with multiple claims that Apple is indeed working on such a device.

In the latest report, Munster pushes back his own predictions for the delivery of an Apple television set to November 2013. This comes shortly after flip flopping claims that the Apple television is not launching imminently.

Business Insider outlines Munster's other predictions for Apple releases in 2013.
- March 2013: iPad Mini with Retina display, update the little Apple TV box, allowing to do accept apps from developers, and some sort of iTunes radio product.
- June 2013: WWDC brings us previews of iOS 7, and OSX, as well as MacBook Airs with Retina displays. Look for Jony Ive's influence over iOS to start showing up here.
- September 2013: iPhone 5S, a "modest upgrade" from the iPhone 5. The iPad Mini gets a specs bump, and we get a new iPad, which is totally redesigned to look more like the iPhone 5 and iPad Mini.
- November 2013: An Apple TV comes out. It should cost $1,500-$2,000 and come in sizes from 42-inches to 55-inches
We see these predictions as simply educated guessing on Munster's part, and don't place much faith into the specifics, but it does serve as an interesting discussion for what Apple might offer in 2013.

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87 months ago
I predict that in 2013 Apple's stock will both rise and fall and rise and fall.

I predict that some days will be sunny and others cloudy.

I predict some of his predictions will come true and others won't.

In other words - not much to see here.
Rating: 37 Votes
87 months ago
He must read these forums.
Rating: 33 Votes
87 months ago
My 8 year old cousin has the same predictions
Rating: 17 Votes
87 months ago
iPad mini retina sounds yummy
Rating: 13 Votes
87 months ago
I predict that I finally get my 27" iMac delivered to my house February 2013 after being told they were available in December 2012. :rolleyes:
Rating: 12 Votes
87 months ago
Retina Macbook Air won't happen next year.
Rating: 11 Votes
87 months ago

I'm crossing my fingers for a larger 5s screen...

That's never gonna happen.
Rating: 11 Votes
87 months ago
'Tis the season for Munster's thoughts :rolleyes:

Rating: 10 Votes
87 months ago
The March 2013 iPad mini with Retina display sounds way too soon. Everything else sounds very plausible.
Rating: 9 Votes
87 months ago
More dependable clues to the schedule of the Apple TV release will come from parts manufacturers, not from analysts.
Rating: 8 Votes

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