Going from the original iPad Mini to the Retina Mini is pretty jarring. Use the new Mini once and the old one is doorstop material.
Apple increased its orders of iPad Minis in November after clearing some bottlenecks in production, report says.
Consumers can now waltz into many Apple stores and pick up an iPad Mini Retina for the first time. To date, availability was limited to online sales and pre-orders with customer pickup.
The iPad Mini Retina is not reaching carriers, with most back-ordered for at least a couple of weeks.
Following AnandTech's lukewarm reaction to the new iPad mini screen, now DisplayMate has placed the new Apple tablet's screen dead last in a three-way race.
Are the muted colors on the iPad Mini Retina a deal breaker? One expert believes Apple dropped the ball on the Mini Retina's Display.
The Amazon Kindle Fire HDX and Google Nexus 7 drew higher scores in the DisplayMate shoot-out.
AnandTech's review of the new iPad mini shows it has a smaller colour range than the iPad Air, as well as other tablets like the new Nexus 7 and Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX 8.9.
Apple's tiny new tablet also shows a smaller range of hues than Google's Nexus 7.
It's pretty easy to make a case for the iPad Mini Retina. In fact, I can boil it down to two reasons.